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International social security standards : current views and interpretation matters / Pennings, Frans (ed.) - (Social Europe series ; 14), xvi, 275 p.. - Antwerpen : Intersentia, 2007.
ABSTRACT: CHAPTER 1: AN OVERVIEW OF INTERPRETATION ISSUES OF INTERNATIONAL SOCIAL SECURITY STANDARDS, by F. Pennings. 1.1. Introduction. 1.2. The Development of International Social Security Standards. 1.3. Principles Underlying the Social Security Conventions. 1.4. Supervision. 1.5. The Role of Conventions in National Law. 1.6. Th e Impact of the Conventions in National Discussions. 1.7. Courts and the Conventions. 1.8. The Topics of Th is Book. 1.9. The Structure of Th is Book. CHAPTER 2: INTERPRETATION OF INTERNATIONAL SOCIAL SECURITY STANDARDS – PROBLEMS AND PROSPECTS, A. Nußberger. 2.1. Introduction. 2.2. Th e Debate on Social Security at the International Level. 2.3. Diff erent Concepts of Social Security on the International Level. 2.4. Diff erent Approaches to the Interpretation of International Social Security Law. 2.5. Specifi c Problems Related to the Interpretation of ILO Social Security Conventions. 2.6. Future Developments of Social Security Standards in International Law. CHAPTER 3: OBJECTIVES AND INTERPRETATION METHODS OF THE CONVENTIONS OF THE COUNCIL OF EUROPE, A. Gomez Heredero. 3.1. Th e Role of the Council of Europe in Promoting Social Standards. 3.2. Harmonisation and Co-Ordination Instruments of the Council of Europe. 3.3. The European Code of Social Security and the Protocol. 3.4. The Impact of the European Code of Social Security and the Protocol at the National Level. 3.5. Development of Social Security – Some Problems of Interpretation and Reactions to Th ese by the Council of Europe. 3.6. Conclusion. CHAPTER 4: INSTRUMENTS OF THE COUNCIL OF EUROPE AND INTERPRETATION PROBLEMS,by P. Schoukens. 4.1. Introduction. 4.2. Characteristics of the Standard Setting Instruments of the Council of Europe. 4.3. The European Social Charter. 4.4. The Relation Between the European Court of Human Rights and the European Social Charter. 4.5. The Supervision of the Charter. 4.6. Interpretation of the Charter by the European Committee of Social Rights. 4.7. The European Code of Social Security. 4.8. Some Interpretation Problems. 4.9. The Value of the Code and Conclusions. CHAPTER 5: DIFFICULTIES OF THE INTERPRETATION OF CONVENTIONS: A JUDGE’S POINT OF VIEW, by T. de Vries. 5.1. Introduction. 5.2. Some Remarks on the Impact of Conventions in General. 5.3. Direct Eff ect of ILO Conventions in Dutch Court Decisions. 5.4. Conclusions on the Direct Eff ect of ILO Conventions in Dutch Case Law. 5.5. What is the Meaning of the Views of the Committee of Experts for Judges? 5.6. What Can Be the Role of the International Labour Offi ce for Judges? 5.7. Conclusions and Recommendations. CHAPTER 6: THE ROLE OF ILO CONVENTIONS AND INTERPRETATION PROBLEMS: EXPERIENCES FROM THE TRADE UNION MOVEMENT, by L. Bijleveld. 6.1. Introduction. 6.2. The Attitude of Trade Unions Towards ILO Standards. 6.3. The Janus Face – from Principles to Opportunism. 6.4. No Standard Setting Without Ratifi cation. 6.5. Experiences with the Application of Particular Conventions. 6.6. Need for Modernisation of the Conventions? 6.7. Draft ing Conventions in the 21st Century. 6.8. Conclusions. CHAPTER 7: THE ROLE OF INTERNATIONAL SOCIAL SECURITY STANDARDS FROM A GOVERNMENT’S POINT OF VIEW, O. Brinkman. 7.1. Introduction. 7.2. Main Features of the Dutch Privatised Sickness Benefi t Scheme. 7.3. The Conclusions of the European Committee of Social Rights. 7.4. Social Rights. 7.5. A New Defi nition of Social Security. CHAPTER 8: EXPERIENCES WITH INTERNATIONAL SOCIAL SECURITY CONVENTIONS: A POINT OF VIEW FROM CENTRAL AND EASTERN EUROPEAN STATES, L. Leppik. 8.1. Introduction. 8.2. Historical Developments. 8.3. A Revival of the Old Conventions? 8.4. International Standards in a Broader Perspective. 8.5. Attempts to Modernise Social Security Standards. CHAPTER 9: SUMMARY OF THE DISCUSSION SESSIONS. CHAPTER 10: THE INTERPRETATION OF INTERNATIONAL SOCIAL SECURITY STANDARDS, T. Dijkhoff and F. Pennings. 10.1. Introduction. 10.2. The Context of Social Security Conventions. 10.3. The Main Problems with Interpreting the Conventions. 10.4. Diff erent Methods of Interpretation. 10.5. Th e Mandate of the Committee of Experts as Regards Interpretation Matters. 10.6. Interpretation by National Courts. 10.7. Conclusions and Recommendations.
NOTE (GENERAL): ICESCR; ESC-12; ECHR; European code of social security; Protocol to European code of social security; UDHR; Revised ESC;