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  1. Civic Resources and the Future of the European Union

    Edited by Ireneusz Pawel Karolewski, Viktoria Kaina

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    This book shines new light on the political system of the European Union (EU) by focusing on civic resources as a keystone of the EU’s ability to sustain. Less-tangible resources such as trust, solidarity, mutual recognition and citizens’ social and political participation have been, until now,...

    Published August 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Territory and Terror

    Conflicting Nationalisms in the Basque Country

    By Jan Mansvelt Beck

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    All Basque interpretations of national power have resulted in an uneasy mix of often fragmented and conflicting territorial identifications. Basques can identify themselves with France, Spain or an imagined Basque nation state. Territory and Terror confronts the imagined and actual territorial...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Nationalism in Italian Politics

    The Stories of the Northern League, 1980-2000

    By Damian Tambini

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    This book is the first full-length study available in English to trace the extraordinary history of the Italian Northern Leagues during the 1980s and 1990s. At a time when the postwar First Republic entered a crisis amid corruption scandals, the Leagues acted as one of the main protest actors and...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Contemporary Spanish Foreign Policy

    Edited by David Garcia, Ramon Pacheco Pardo

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    This book examines the evolution of Spanish foreign policy since 1975, through five different presidencies, spanning its transformation from a dictatorial political system and backward economy to a modern European state, fully democratic and with a well-functioning market economy, under strain from...

    Published August 7th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Democracy, Law and Religious Pluralism in Europe

    Secularism and Post-Secularism

    Edited by Ferran Requejo, Camil Ungureanu

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    In contrast with the progressive dilution of religions predicted by traditional liberal and Marxist approaches, religions remain important for many people, even in Europe, the most secularised continent. In the context of increasingly culturally diverse societies, this calls for a reinterpretation...

    Published August 5th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Northern Ireland Peace Process

    Choreography and Theatrical Politics

    By Paul Dixon

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    This innovative volume presents a new framework that captures the complex and contradictory politics of peacemaking in Northern Ireland. Engaging with key debates between nationalists and unionists, and consociationalists and civil society advocates of conflict resolution, this book uses...

    Published July 30th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Human Rights and Democracy in EU Foreign Policy

    The Cases of Ukraine and Egypt

    By Rosa Balfour

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    This book investigates the disparity between rhetoric and performance in the European Union response to abuses of human rights and transgression of democracy. With the Arab spring putting the spotlight on the EU’s self-portrait as committed to promoting global human rights and democracy, this book...

    Published July 4th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Learning from the EU Constitutional Treaty

    Democratic Constitutionalization beyond the Nation-State

    By Ben Crum

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    The negative results of referenda on the European Union (EU) Constitutional Treaty in France and the Netherlands, and subsequent low-key adoption of the Treaty of Lisbon raise complex questions about the possible democratization of international organisations. This book provides a full analysis of...

    Published July 4th 2014 by Routledge

  9. EU Foreign Policy and the Europeanization of Neutral States

    Comparing Irish and Austrian Foreign Policy

    By Nicole Alecu de Flers

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    This book examines the effects of the Common Foreign and Security Policy (CFSP) of the European Union (EU) on the national foreign policies of Ireland and Austria. Small and neutral EU member states provide a fascinating case-study as the CFSP entails a dilemma for them. Their size may create...

    Published May 30th 2014 by Routledge

  10. The Second Tier of Local Government in Europe

    Provinces, Counties, Départements and Landkreise in Comparison

    Edited by Hubert Heinelt, Xavier Bertrana

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    This book takes a comparative approach to local government across 14 European countries, looking at processes of decentralisation, regionalisation and reforms of local government. Examining second levels of government, such as UK Counties, French Départements, Italian and Spanish Provinces, and...

    Published May 30th 2014 by Routledge