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Usages et européanisation : De l’influence multiforme de l’Union européenne sur les réformes des systèmes nationaux de protection sociale

Abstract : The more recent literature on the transformation of national welfare systems shows that the European Union is an important variable to take into account in order to understand domestic reforms. Our aim is to analyze in detail the political mechanisms thanks to which the EU plays a part in social policy changes of its Member States. We argue that in order to understand how the EU influences social policy reforms at the domestic level, it is necessary to look at the use made of European resources and constraints by national actors and to focus on how they turn these into political opportunities. We show that Europe contributes to change in national welfare systems, making them more employment-friendly. However, this change does not result from direct pressure on national governments but rather from the availability of various resources national actors can use in order to pursue their interest and attain their aims. By using (or not using), they participate in the incorporation of ideas and norms defined at EU level in the national debate and policy process, thus contributing to the Europeanization of domestic welfare reforms.
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Paolo Roberto Graziano, Sophie Jacquot, Bruno Palier. Usages et européanisation : De l’influence multiforme de l’Union européenne sur les réformes des systèmes nationaux de protection sociale. Politique européenne, l'Harmattan, 2013, 2 (40), pp.94 - 118. ⟨hal-02186520⟩

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