|aThe role of international organizations in social policy : |bidea, actors and impact / |cedited by Rune Ervik, Nanna Kildal, Even Nilssen.
|aCheltenham : |bEdward Elgar, |cc2009.
|aix, 257 p. : |bill. ; |c24 cm.
|aIncludes bibliographical references and index.
|a1. Introduction / Rune Ervik, Nanna Kildal and Even Nilssen -- 2. Comparing social policy ideas within the EU and the OECD / Nanna Kildal -- 3. Directly-deliberative polyarchy : a suitable democracy model for European social policy? / Milena Buchs -- 4. Combating social exclusion in the European Union / Even Nilssen -- 5. Policy making and application of law : free movement of persons and the European Court of Justice / Aksel Hatland and Even Nilssen -- 6. EU and OECD advice and changes in German family policy : can reforms be attributed to participation in learning processes? / Tord Skogedal Linden -- 7. Policy actors, ideas and power : EU and OECD pension policy recommendations and national policies in Norway and the UK / Rune Ervik -- 8. In search of a new approach to pension policy : the International Labour Office between internal tension and external pressure / Remi Maier-Rigaud -- 9. Towards a European convergence in pension policy outputs? Evidence from the OMC on pensions / Axel West Pedersen and Henning Finseraas -- 10. Global health policy : what role for international governmental organizations? / Christof Schiller, Henni Hensen and Stein Kuhnle.