By Scott L Greer
''Scott Greer has performed a impressive task in explaining how the Europeanization of healthiness coverage happens, how institutional legacies exert a power in lobbying, how harmonization exacerbates path-dependent welfare constructions that during flip abate a 'race to the bottom', and why the assumption of a ecu social version creates confident exterior results, no matter if it's a simply an advert hoc coverage construction.''
magazine of ecu Social coverage 2010 20 (2)
''Provides an unique and thought-provoking standpoint and process, combining in-depth theoretical discussions and well-researched case stories over eleven chapters...The ebook is definitely written and insightful, and the most argument is that ecu legislation and coverage advancements - without delay and not directly - have the possibility of undermining household future health platforms and the political actors inside of them.'' magazine of universal marketplace stories, 2010 quantity forty eight. quantity 3
''This publication presents a special perception into what's going, overlooked via such a lot, 'below the skin' in european wellbeing and fitness coverage. It serves as a serious warning call should you proceed to think that the ecu is of marginal curiosity and relevance in nationwide point debates concerning the path of healthiness care. moreover, in an attractive and energetic type, it offers crucial assistance for college kids of future health coverage who search to appreciate the labyrinthine strategies and the broad ranging unintentional outcomes - for reliable and for undesirable - of european coverage making.''
Professor Naomi Chambers, Head of future health coverage and administration, Manchester enterprise School
''In this insightful booklet, Scott Greer describes how ecu wellbeing and fitness coverage has lengthy been constructed in a mystery backyard, the place a small variety of humans locate pragmatic recommendations to speedy difficulties whereas averting the elemental questions ... but the good judgment of eu integration is tearing down the garden's partitions, making a public park the place pragmatism takes moment position to ideas. whatever has to be performed, however it isn't really transparent what. Greer's publication might be crucial examining ... for somebody who's chargeable for establishing how wellbeing and fitness care is added in Europe.''
Martin McKee CBE, London university of Hygiene and Tropical medication, UK
this crucial new ebook explains how ecu Union (EU) built rules form and constrain well-being prone. It solutions the foremost questions requested of european future health coverage: What is it? Why did it ensue? What does it take to steer it and the way can it's changed?
utilizing vast new facts, Greer discusses how ecu coverage is stimulated by means of lobbies in Brussels and by means of 4 giant member states: France, Germany, Spain and the uk.
Shaping ecu overall healthiness coverage takes info, coordination, nimbleness and concentration. The publication examines the ways in which the winning overall healthiness lobbies and member states paintings, identifies weaknesses, and emphasizes the problem to health and wellbeing policymakers: in the event that they don't effect european well-being guidelines, they'll lose impression over their very own future health structures.
The Politics of ecu Union health and wellbeing Policies could be of significant curiosity to scholars and lecturers of ecu coverage and politics, in addition to well-being coverage makers