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International Mobility and Social Protection in Europe

European Union
 
Social Policy
 
Social Welfare
 
Welfare State
 
Immigration
 
Comparative Perspective
 
Member States
 
Panel Number
P182
Panel Chair
Angeliki Konstantinidou
Sciences Po Paris
Panel Co-Chair
Roberta Perna
Universidad Autònoma de Madrid – Instituto de Políticas y Bienes Públicos del CSIC
Panel Discussant
Francisco Javier Moreno-Fuentes
Universidad Autònoma de Madrid – Instituto de Políticas y Bienes Públicos del CSIC

Time
05/09/2019 11:00 - 12:40
Location
Building: (Building A) Faculty of Law, Administration & Economics Floor: 3rd floor Room: 318
Abstract
Social protection policies are the safety net of individuals against all those perils that can put their lifecycles at risk. National welfare states have been traditionally considered as closed systems protecting those who qualify as members of a particular community. However, increased international mobility and supra-national integration have presented with challenges to the concepts of national sovereignty and societal membership. While several EU countries have debated and even introduced restrictions in policies regulating access to social protection for mobile individuals, sending countries have developed new policies and programmes to enhance the protection of their citizens abroad. Likewise, the progressive EU legislation of social security coordination has received different institutional responses from actors increasingly concerned about migrants’ access to social benefits at the domestic level. In this panel, we aim to analyse and discuss the various (re)actions of key institutional actors in home and host countries towards the social protection of mobile individuals from a comparative perspective.

Paper List


Title Details
Access to Health Care for 'Illegal EU Migrants' in Times of Crisis: Selective Inclusion and Hierarchies of Health-Related Deservingness in Italy and Spain View Paper Details
Minimum Income Schemes in Southern Europe: European Mobility as a Test for Social Europe View Paper Details
Swimming Against the Tide? The Juncker Commission and the Revision of the Posting of Workers Directive View Paper Details
The External Dimension of Social Protection: EU Nationals’ Access to Social Protection in Third Countries View Paper Details
The Impact of EU Enlargement on Social Policies: Germany and Switzerland as ‘Welfare Magnets’? View Paper Details
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