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15 Books to Consider for European Politics

15 recently published titles in European politics. Ideal for undergraduate and postgraduate course study or research.

Check out these new books on European Politics. Our publishing program offers titles covering every topic in European Politics including:

  • European security
  • European Union policies and governance
  • International relations and foreign policy
  • Extremist politics
  • Party politics and country-specific studies.

These books can be recommended to your library or, where appropriate, requested on inspection by clicking on a title and following the instructions on its individual page.

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  1. Understanding E-Government in Europe

    Issues and Challenges

    Edited by Paul G. Nixon, Vassiliki N. Koutrakou, Rajash Rawal

    This volume critically explores the contentions in the emerging debate surrounding new media technologies and the extent to which they are challenging traditional political and government models. Examining a range of citizen/government interactions which together form e-government in...

    Published December 10th 2009 by Routledge

  2. European Parliament Elections after Eastern Enlargement

    Edited by Hermann Schmitt

    Series: Journal of European Integration Special Issues

    This book reflects on the questions raised by the European Election Study 2004 whose analytical focus was on the legitimacy of EU politics after Eastern enlargement. It also assesses the dynamics and the contents of the campaign, on the determinants of the extremely low...

    Published February 1st 2010 by Routledge

  3. US-China-EU Relations

    Managing the New World Order

    Edited by Robert Ross, Øystein Tunsjø, Zhang Tuosheng

    Series: Asian Security Studies

    This volume brings together a group of leading international scholars to discuss how US-China-EU relations will shape the future of international politics. Arguing that these three powers will play a key role in establishing and managing a new world order, the contributors examine how a future...

    Published January 31st 2010 by Routledge

  4. EU External Governance

    Projecting EU Rules beyond Membership

    Edited by Sandra Lavenex, Frank Schimmelfennig

    Series: Journal of European Public Policy Special Issues as Books

    The European Union has developed a wide array of external relations with its neighbouring countries. Without offering full membership, the EU nevertheless attempts to transfer its rules and policies to non-member countries. It is this extension of EU rules beyond EU borders that the analysis of...

    Published February 1st 2010 by Routledge

  5. Italy Today

    The Sick Man of Europe

    Edited by Andrea Mammone, Giuseppe A. Veltri

    Italy Today represents one of the most comprehensive examinations of contemporary Italy. It is a provocative and an innovative collection that aims to highlight the current ‘crisis’ of the country through an analysis of several different ‘dark shadows’ of contemporary Italian society. Italy...

    Published February 9th 2010 by Routledge

  6. The EU-Russia Strategic Partnership

    The Limits of Post-Sovereignty in International Relations

    By Hiski Haukkala

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    Why have the European Union and the Russian Federation encountered severe difficulties in developing their relationship? Why haven’t the parties lived up to the initial promise and enthusiasm of the early 1990s? Beginning with the immediate aftermath of the dissolution of the Soviet Union, this...

    Published February 10th 2010 by Routledge

  7. The Populist Radical Right in Poland

    The Patriots

    By Rafal Pankowski

    Series: Extremism and Democracy

    In this important and accessible study, Rafal Pankowski makes sense of the rapid growth of organized radical nationalism on the political level in Poland by showing its origins, its internal dynamics and the historical, political, social and cultural context that has made it possible. From...

    Published February 11th 2010 by Routledge

  8. EU Enlargement and Socialization

    Turkey and Cyprus

    By Stefan Engert

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    The European Union’s enlargement has been considered a success story – apart from Cyprus and Turkey. This book looks at the EU’s expansion and examines its effectiveness in terms of international socialization and compliance, focussing specifically on the socialization of Turkey and Cyprus into the...

    Published February 19th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Governing Financial Services in the European Union

    Banking, Securities and Post-Trading

    By Lucia Quaglia

    Series: Routledge/UACES Contemporary European Studies

    The global financial crisis that reached its peak in late 2008 has brought the importance of financial services regulation and supervision into the spotlight. This book examines the governance of financial services in the EU, asking who governs financial services in the EU, how and why, and...

    Published February 21st 2010 by Routledge

  10. The New Extremism in 21st Century Britain

    Edited by Roger Eatwell, Matthew J Goodwin

    Series: Extremism and Democracy

    Since the 1990s, there has been a growing concern about the resurgence of extremist and radical movements in the Western world. Although a variety of challenges to the liberal democratic order have emerged, the main focus of concern among academics, policy-makers and practitioners within Europe and...

    Published February 22nd 2010 by Routledge

  11. EMU and Political Science

    What Have We Learned?

    Edited by Henrik Enderlein, Amy Verdun

    Series: Journal of European Public Policy Special Issues as Books

    Europe’s Economic and Monetary Union (EMU) celebrated its tenth anniversary in 2009. Before its birth many observers were concerned about its viability. This volume examines a number of noteworthy concerns that were heard a decade ago and it assesses what has become of them. The contributors to...

    Published February 26th 2010 by Routledge

  12. Changing Government Relations in Europe

    From localism to intergovernmentalism

    Edited by Michael J. Goldsmith, Edward C. Page

    Series: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

    The past quarter of a century has seen extensive change throughout Europe. There have been significant changes in local government, and the European Union has come to play an increasing role in relation to municipal government. This book offers a comparative analysis of recent developments in...

    Published March 18th 2010 by Routledge

  13. Civil Society and Activism in Europe

    Contextualizing engagement and political orientations

    Edited by William A. Maloney, Jan W. Van Deth

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    This book examines the role of civil society organizations in several advanced European democracies: Germany, the Netherlands, Spain, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. Specifically the book focuses on how voluntary organizations contribute to civic and democratic health and assesses the impact of...

    Published March 19th 2010 by Routledge

  14. European Union Democracy Aid

    Supporting civil society in post-apartheid South Africa

    By Lorenzo Fioramonti

    Series: Routledge/GARNET series

    Since the end of the Cold War, the promotion of democracy has occupied centre stage in global politics and in the academic debate on international relations. Governments, intergovernmental agencies, and international donors have invested significant resources to support the democratic consolidation...

    Published March 19th 2010 by Routledge

  15. Russia's Foreign Security Policy in the 21st Century

    Putin, Medvedev and Beyond

    By Marcel De Haas

    Series: Contemporary Security Studies

    This book examines Russia’s external security policy under the presidencies of Vladimir Putin, Dmitry Medvedev and beyond.The Russian Federation has developed from a neglected regional power into a self-declared resurgent superpower. Russia’s background in the former Soviet Union as well as close...

    Published March 18th 2010 by Routledge