SOCIAL POLICY AND HEALTH PROJECTS

Samples of Social Policy and Health Policy Projects

ELOST E-government for Low Socio-economic Status groups
HEALTHGOVMATTERS –
Health Matters: A Social Science and Ethnographic Study of Patient and Professional Involvement in the Governance of Converging Technologies in Medicine
NODE-GOTERGLO –
Governance, Territoriality and Europeanisation – Whither Welfare Regimes
EUROHOME IMPACT – Housing and Social Inclusion
ACTIVAGE –
Overcoming the Barriers and Seizing the Opportunities for Active Ageing Policies in Europe
PEACE-COM –
Peace processes in community conflicts: From understanding the roots of conflicts to conflict resolution


ELOST   ELOST
E-government for Low Socio-economic Status groups

A high-level consortium of European researchers have launched the ELOST project to look into the needs and expectations of these groups in order to improve their situation as well as the quality of e-Government services.

ELOST Project description
ELOST Toolbox
ELOST Social and cultural barriers and incentives for e-Government
ELOST Foresight
ELOST Policy Options


Healthgov   HEALTHGOVMATTERS

Health Matters: A Social Science and Ethnographic Study of Patient and Professional Involvement in the Governance of Converging Technologies in Medicine

The objective of the HealthGovMatters project was to explore the ways in which patients, family members, health professionals and researchers engage with the development, implementation and governance of predictive, diagnostic and therapeutic technologies and related medical knowledge.

Final Report
Publication: Vadrot, Alice (2012): ‘Rather a Manager and Networker than a Researcher’: Converging Technologies in the Clinic, in: Innovation – The European Journal of Social Science Research, Vol. 26, Issue No. 3


 NODE-GOTHERGLO     NODE-GOTERGLO

Governance, Territoriality and Europeanisation – Whither Welfare Regimes

The purpose of the project is to improve understanding of the reshaping of con­tem­porary democracy in view of the shifting of boundaries and open questions with regard to the scale of democracy, the scope of state involvement in policy regulation and the mode of government of democratic systems.

NODE GOTERGLO Project Description
NODE GOTHERGLO EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
NODE GOTHERGLO Report
Publication: Andreas Follesdal, Liana Giorgi & Richard Heuberger. 2007. Envisioning European Solidarity between Welfare Ideologies and the European Social Agenda. Innovation: The European Journal of Social Science Research, Volume 20, Issue 1


Move-Together   EUROHOME IMPACT

Housing and Social Inclusion

The EUROHOME-IMPACT project had three main objectives: first, to use longitudinal survey data to explore housing integration and stress – pathways and risks; second, to evaluate social services and social re-integration programmes with a housing element or targeting homeless persons; third, on the basis of the above to draw conclusions and recommendations for policy, on the one hand, and policy impact assessment, on the other.

EUROHOME IMPACT Project Information
EUROHOME IMPACT EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
EUROHOME IMPACT Report

    ACTIVAGE

Overcoming the Barriers and Seizing the Opportunities for Active Ageing Policies in Europe

The ActivAge project analyses the social, political and economic realities facing active ageing policies in Europe. By comparing European labour markets, pension systems and health care provisions, the  ActivAge project will highlights ways of overcoming the barriers and seizing the opportunities for European active ageing policies.

ACTIVAGE Project description
ACTIVAGE FINAL REPORT


  KN  PEACE-COM

Peace processes in community conflicts: From understanding the roots of conflicts to conflict resolution

The aim of this EU funded project has been to  investigate and help European decision makers understand the origins and causes of conflicts currently taking place in Europe, and evaluate their developments, as some of them may interfere with, and even threaten, the standards of democracy the European Union seeks to promote. In order to do so, the PEACE-COM project has studied community conflicts drawn from the range of possible types inside the European Union and in its vicinity and the effects of accommodation policies or of Europeanisation on these conflicts. In the framework of the INTAS programme and beyond the PEACE-COM project the ICCR has organised a special meeting with researchers from the former Soviet Union to explore ways how to overcome the conflicts in this area.

Final_Report_PEACE-COM
Final Report INTAS
Publication: Liana Giorgi & Niki Rodousakis (eds). 2006. Special Issue:   Community Conflicts in the Post-Soviet Era. Innovation: The European Journal of Social Science Research, Volume 19, Issue 3-4