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Migration is now regarded as a security issue, both in public debate and government policies. In turn, the phenomenon of detention as a governance practice has emerged, and the developing presence of camps in Europe for migrants has given rise to a tangle of new and complex issues. This book...
Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge
Third Rome, Revolution, Communism and After
This is the first book in English for half a century to examine the complexities of Russian messianism, both as a whole and in its interaction with Communism. Peter Duncan considers its Orthodox roots and focuses on Russia's geopolitical experience and situation to explain the endurance of this...
Published April 7th 2014 by Routledge
Still democratic in times of crisis?
In recent years the financial and economic crisis of 2008–9 has progressed into an equally important political and democratic crisis of the EU. These troubled times have set the framework to re-assess a number of important questions in regard to representative democracy in the EU, such as the...
Published April 3rd 2014 by Routledge
Governmentality, Discourse and NGOs
This book provides a critical analysis of the European Union’s approach to ‘governance’, focusing on the way in which civil society is incorporated within the EU decision-making process and arguing that it is not conducive to the democratisation of EU governance. Using a governmentality approach,...
Published January 29th 2014 by Routledge
Assessing Twenty-Five Years of Integration Experience
This book examines the involvement of Portugal in the European integration process since the country signed the Accession Treaty in 1985. The volume elicits how Portugal has grasped opportunities and challenges emanating from its participation in the institutional, regulatory and...
Published January 20th 2014 by Routledge
State-building without a state
This book analyses the present European Union (EU) approach to state-building, both in policy and operation. It offers a review of the literature on peace-building, EU state-building and conflict resolution, before examining in detail the EU’s role as a state-builder in the case of the Occupied...
Published December 16th 2013 by Routledge
Mechanisms of commitment to cooperation within the European Trade Union movement
The book examines the integration of European trade union movement and explores the prospects for European or transnational solidarity among workers. Contrary to much existing research and despite national differences, Gajewska examines how trade unions cooperate and the forms in which this...
Published December 11th 2013 by Routledge
Parties for Europe, Parties against Europe
In a moment where the EU is facing an important number of challenges, there is growing interest in understanding how parties influence the way Europe evolves as a political issue, notably how parties structure domestic competition over European issues and they mobilise sentiments in referenda over...
Published November 20th 2013 by Routledge
A Comparative Constitutional Study of the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania and Slovakia
This book considers whether the potential of democracy following the end of the Cold War was diminished by technocratic, judicial control of politics in the new democracies of Central and Eastern Europe. It explores the complexities and drawbacks of modern constitutionalism by offering a...
Published August 26th 2013 by Routledge
The principal argument in Gibraltar and Empire is that Gibraltarians constitute a separate and distinctive people, notwithstanding the political stance taken by the government of Spain. Various factors - environmental, ethnic, economic, political, religious, linguistic, educational and informal -...
Published July 8th 2013 by Routledge
The EU, Migration and the Politics of Administrative Detention
To Be Published April 21st 2014
New Approaches to EU Foreign Policy
To Be Published May 25th 2014
The Political History of European Integration: The Hypocrisy of Democracy-Through-Market
To Be Published June 2nd 2014
EU Foreign Policy and the Europeanization of Neutral States: Comparing Irish and Austrian Foreign Policy
To Be Published June 18th 2014
The Second Tier of Local Government in Europe: Provinces, Counties, Départements and Landkreise in Comparison
To Be Published June 18th 2014
The Diplomatic System of the European Union: Evolution, Change and Challenges
To Be Published June 29th 2014
Human Rights and Democracy in EU Foreign Policy: The Cases of Ukraine and Egypt
To Be Published July 8th 2014
The Northern Ireland Peace Process: Choreography and Theatrical Politics
To Be Published July 29th 2014
Democracy, Law and Religious Pluralism in Europe: Secularism and Post-Secularism
To Be Published August 5th 2014
Nationalism in Italian Politics: The Stories of the Northern League, 1980-2000
To Be Published August 14th 2014