Tracking the ideas, discourse and politics of social Europe

Observatory

Monitoring political developments in the area of social Europe

Data

Collecting systematic information on social Europe

Concept

Mapping the political divides of social Europe

  • Racism and integration - A dialogue between Maurizio Ferrera and Daniel Little

    Racism and integration - A dialogue between Maurizio Ferrera and Daniel Little

    However lamentable, violence exposure is only the tip of the iceberg: empirical research demonstrates that African-Americans are more vulnerable than whites in a host of different domains, from the labour market to social security. Can we say that racism is not only a mental construct but a real property of the US economic, social and political structure?

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  • Regional, national, global: Mogherini’s take on migration

    Regional, national, global: Mogherini’s take on migration

    While conclusions from the EU summit on migration have just come in, the Old Continent can look to Mogherini for advice.

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  • Social policy without politics? Social Europe between de-politicization and economization

    Social policy without politics? Social Europe between de-politicization and economization

    Re-establishing the legitimacy of the European project and overcoming its (in)famous “democratic deficit” require – among other things – the re-politicization of the relationship between the economic and the social.

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  • Free movement and migration in the EU - Infographic series

    Free movement and migration in the EU - Infographic series

    Do Europeans prefer that their governments or that EU institutions deal with non-European immigration fluxes? It all depends on the country…

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  • Refugees and individual solidarity: Social beliefs, political-ideological orientations and social traits

    Refugees and individual solidarity: Social beliefs, political-ideological orientations and social traits

    Socio-political tendencies and education both affect whether European citizens choose to show solidarity for refugees.

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