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Solidarity in Europe

Citizens' Responses in Times of Crisis

by Christian Lahusen, Maria T. Grasso

Solidarity in Europe

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This open access volume provides evidence-based knowledge on European solidarity and citizen responses in times of crisis. Does the crisis of European integration translate into a crisis of European solidarity, and if yes, what are the manifestations at the level of individual citizens? How strongly is solidarity rooted at the individual level, both in terms of attitudes and practices? And which driving factors and mechanisms contribute to the reproduction and/or corrosion of solidarity in times of crisis? Using findings from the EU Horizon 2020 funded research project "European paths to transnational solidarity at times of crisis: Conditions, forms, role-models and policy responses" (TransSOL), the books addresses these questions and provides cross-national comparisons of eight European countries - Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Poland, Switzerland, and the UK. It will appeal to students, scholars and policymakers interested in the Eurocrisis, politics and sociology.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1
Solidarity in Europe - European Solidarity: An Introduction
Chapter 2
Toward a New Conditionality of Welfare? Reconsidering Solidarity in the Danish Welfare State
Chapter 3
Solidarity Activism in Germany: What Explains Different Types and Levels of Engagement?
Chapter 4
Pulling Together or Pulling Apart? Solidarity in the Post-Crisis UK
Chapter 5
Solidarity Practices in Poland and Their Social Capital Foundations
Chapter 6
The Social and Political Dimensions of Solidarity in Italy
Chapter 7
Volunteering for Refugees and Asylum Seekers in Greece
Chapter 8
Civic and Political Solidarity Practices in Switzerland
Chapter 9
Trajectories of Solidarities in France Across Fields of Vulnerability
Chapter 10
Solidarity in Europe: A Comparative Assessment and Discussion

Book Details

Solidarity in Europe
Politics and Government
Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN13 Digital
ISBN10 Digital
PDF Size
3.0 MB

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