Chapter on the European Semester in the a book "The Uses of Social Investment", which provides the first study of the welfare state, under the new post-crisis austerity context and associated crisis management politics, to take stock of the limits and potential of social investment. It surveys the emergence, diffusion, limits, merits, and politics of social investment as the welfare policy paradigm for the 21st century, seen through the lens of the life-course contingencies of the competitive knowledge economy and modern family-hood.
|Title of host publication||The uses of social investment|
|Publisher||Oxford University Press|
|Number of pages||10|
|Publication status||Published - 2017|
Bekker, S. (2017). Can European socio-economic governance be social investment proof. In A. Hemerijck (Ed.), The uses of social investment (pp. 310-319). Oxford University Press. https://doi.org/10.1093/oso/9780198790488.003.0028