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  1. 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 29th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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 29th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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 29th 2014 by Routledge

  6. New Approaches to EU Foreign Policy

    Edited by Maciej Wilga, Ireneusz Pawel Karolewski

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    EU foreign policy once existed in the form of the European Political Cooperation with only a limited political leverage and symbolic institutional underpinnings. In recent years rapid changes have occurred, including an expanding institutional apparatus, increased responsibility and growing demand...

    Published May 19th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Russian Messianism

    Third Rome, Revolution, Communism and After

    By Peter J. S. Duncan

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    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

  8. The EU, Migration and the Politics of Administrative Detention

    Edited by Michela Ceccorulli, Nicola Labanca

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    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 6th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Political Representation in the European Union

    Still democratic in times of crisis?

    Edited by Sandra Kröger

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    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

  10. Governance and European Civil Society

    Governmentality, Discourse and NGOs

    By Acar Kutay

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    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