Public attitudes towards Social Europe: At the crossroads of European integration and the welfare state KU Leuven
European integration challenges the foundations of the national welfare states in various ways. Although the European project started out as an economic endeavour, the EU has gradually assumed considerable authority in social policy. The EU has taken various regulative actions in the domains of equality and working conditions, and a considerable share of the EU-budget is devoted to regional redistribution (by means of the structural funds). ...
Health-promotion through obesity prevention across Europe: an integrated analysis to support European health policy Ghent University
The present proposal focuses on overweight and obesity as one of the main determinants of loss of healthy life years and of health disparities in Europe. In particular, it focuses on expanding understanding of the key lifestyle factors nutrition and physical activity, which are the major proximal determinants of overweight and obesity. It aims at identifying (I) socio-economic and environmental determinants of these behaviours and (II) ...
Comparative regionalism: issues of European integration compared to other regional integration projects. University of Antwerp
Five years after the migration crisis: how successful have the European and national frameworks been in integrating migrants in the labour market and providing them with access to education? A comparative research into the European and national … Hasselt University
Prison Disciplinary Procedures & European Integration U+2013 A Comparative and European Study Ghent University
The project will analyse the law, policy and practice concerning prison disciplinary procedures in three European Union countries with differing legal traditions U+2013 Belgium, Germany and England/Wales. Research focusing specifically on such disciplinary proceedings and their compliance with European law and policy has not, however, been carried out. This project will assess whether prison disciplinary proceedings comply with European law ...
Prison Disciplinary Procedures & European Integration - A Comparative & European Study Ghent University
European law and policy for prison disciplinary hearings increasingly recognises that such procedures should be regarded as akin to criminal trials. This project will analyse whether prison disciplinary hearings actually comply with European norms by focusing on the law, policy and practice in three EU member states. It will also analyse what additional measures may be required.
Welcome to the Dark Side - disclosing the invisible stages of medieval urbanisation through the integrated study of European Dark Earths Vrije Universiteit Brussel
common phenomenon in European towns. They cover large surfaces
and are often rich in archaeological remains. Their seeming absence
of stratigraphy has in the past resulted in a lack of research or their
discarding. Meanwhile, geoarchaeological research has
demonstrated that Dark Earths contain highly valuable information
impossible to access with ...
The impact of radical right populist parties on European integration Ghent University
This project aims to study under which conditions and how radical right populist parties (RRPPs) affect European integration. Do RRPPs always oppose European integration or does this depend on the policy domain at hand? The research question will be answered through a multi-method research design combining QCA with process-tracing. This approach should allow to assess whether RRPPs hinder efficient policymaking.
Project Research Fund Autonomous Community Madrid and European Social Fund: "The migrant population of the Autonomous Community of Madrid: linguistic, communicative, cultural and social factors of the integration process and linguistic intervention re KU Leuven
Within this project (funding by the Research Fund of the Autonomous Commnity of Madrid (H2019/HUM-5772 INMIGRA3-CM; Comunidad de Madrid. Plan Regional de Investigación PROGRAMAS DE I+D EN CCSS Y HUMANIDADES cofinanciado con Fondo Social Europeo; PI: Susana Martín Leralta (Universidad Nebrija); budget: 17.681€) we investigate the impact of linguistic, communicative, cultural and social factors on migrant integration in Madrid and which ...