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Social Divisions in an Old Continent
A penetrating new study about what Europe means today, showing how 9/11 was a brief moment of trans-Atlantic solidarity that lit up the international scene, but was quick to fade. This book is about the rift that existed before this historic juncture and has developed ...
Published February 27th 2015 by Routledge
Still the other European community?
In European policy-making, the Nordic countries are often viewed as a relatively coherent bloc; in international and European affairs the Nordic position has traditionally been conditioned on being different from and better than Europe. This book offers a coherent, original and systematic...
Published February 22nd 2015 by Routledge
This book studies the role of the EU in peace and security as a regional actor with global aspirations, in the context of challenged and changing multilateralism. Multilateralism, governance and security are three concepts that have attracted a great deal of attention in the past decade and...
Published December 22nd 2014 by Routledge
The Italian Case
Since the advent of the Second Republic in Italy in the mid-1990s, a new generation of politicians has announced a shift in the system toward greater governmental leadership, policy innovation, government accountability and responsiveness to the citizens. Yet in recent years government has...
Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge
A Contested Nature?
Italy’s foreign policy has often been dismissed as too idiosyncratic, inconsistent and lacking ambition. This book offers new insights into the position Italy has attained in the international community in the 21st century. It explores how the country has sought to take advantage of its passage...
Published October 21st 2014 by Routledge
It is now commonly asserted that climate change will fundamentally change international relations. It has been predicted that global warming will increase conflict within and between states, intensify food insecurity, menace the global trading system and unleash waves of migration. As a result...
Published October 12th 2014 by Routledge
Challenges and failures of the European construction
The global financial crisis which erupted in 2008 had an astounding yet varied impact on the European Union (EU), with some countries benefiting from the crisis while others suffered. Today many more and varied voices articulate increasing frustration, dissatisfaction, distrust and cynicism with...
Published September 15th 2014 by Routledge
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 September 14th 2014 by Routledge
This comparative study examines what kinds of societal forces shape European relationships towards democratic political life in contemporary Europe. Drawing on data from the European Social Survey (ESS), the book develops a theoretical perspective on the relationship between social structure and...
Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge
Foreign Policy and Europeanization
This book examines the impact of EU membership on the foreign policies of the 12 new member states that joined the EU in 2004 and 2007. Among scholars of European politics there is a general consensus that membership in the European Union changes the countries that join. Yet considerable debate...
Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge
Mediating Policy: Greece, Ireland, and Portugal Before the Eurozone Crisis
To Be Published March 15th 2015
The European Parliament and its International Relations
To Be Published March 31st 2015
National Perspectives on Russia: European Foreign Policy in the Making?
To Be Published April 14th 2015
Nationalism in Italian Politics: The Stories of the Northern League, 1980-2000
To Be Published May 28th 2015
Market Expansion and Social Dumping in Europe
To Be Published June 9th 2015
The Diplomatic System of the European Union: Evolution, change and challenges
To Be Published June 23rd 2015
The Moral Economy of EU Association with Africa
To Be Published July 31st 2015
European Union Enlargement: Material interests, community norms and anomie
To Be Published August 19th 2015
Politics of Identity in Post-Conflict States: The Bosnian and Irish experience
To Be Published August 29th 2015
Actors and Local Government Reform in Europe: Perceptions and policy-making in the second tier of local government
To Be Published September 29th 2015