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The Boundaries of WelfareEuropean Integration and the New Spatial Politics of Social Protection$
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Maurizio Ferrera

Print publication date: 2005

Print ISBN-13: 9780199284665

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: February 2006

DOI: 10.1093/0199284660.001.0001

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From Welfare States to Welfare Regions

From Welfare States to Welfare Regions

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(p.167) 5 From Welfare States to Welfare Regions
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The Boundaries of Welfare
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Maurizio Ferrara

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/0199284660.003.0006

The chapter discusses the increasing role of sub-national territories as new, distinctive and relatively autonomous “bounded spaces” in certain areas of social protection, notably health care, active labour market policies, social services and assistance. This new development is illustrated by reference not only to within-state trends of social protection regionalization, but also to novel forms of transnational regional groupings. The Italian case is presented in detail as an emblematic example of the shift from welfare state to welfare regions.

Keywords:   regions, territorial competition, multilevel governance, EU social policy, Italian welfare state, sub national social policy, centre-periphery relations, INTERREG

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