Social Services of General Interest (SSGI) and the Sustainability of European Social Model

Author:Paula Vaz Freire
Position::University of Lisbon, Portugal

This text analyses the features of SSIG within the broad category of SIG. Since no biding definition can be found either in primary or secondary EU law, social services have to be considered in accordance to the principles, aims and organization forms they are delivered. It is then analysed the legal framework and the role of SSGI in fulfilling territorial, social and economic cohesion, high... (see full summary)

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