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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 3rd 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 22nd 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 13th 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 16th 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 15th 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 12th 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 12th 2014 by Routledge
Who shapes the European Union’s policy towards Latin America? How has this EU policy modified individual member states’ relations with the region? This book provides a comparative account of seven member states’ bilateral links with Latin America since 1945, in the context of their EU membership...
Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge
Beyond the Permissive Consensus
This book traces the positions of national partisan actors towards the development of the European polity in an in-depth comparative analysis covering all member states of the European Union over a period of 60 years. The author examines the approach of the social democratic, radical left, liberal,...
Published September 5th 2014 by Routledge
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
The Challenge of Coalition Government: The Italian Case
To Be Published December 22nd 2014
Nationalism in Italian Politics: The Stories of the Northern League, 1980-2000
To Be Published January 4th 2015
National Perspectives on Russia: European Foreign Policy in the Making?
To Be Published January 29th 2015
Unequal Europe: Social Divisions in an Old Continent
To Be Published February 27th 2015
The Nordic Countries and the European Union: Still the other European community?
To Be Published March 1st 2015
Mediating Policy: Greece, Ireland, and Portugal Before the Eurozone Crisis
To Be Published March 29th 2015
The European Parliament and its International Relations
To Be Published March 31st 2015
The Diplomatic System of the European Union: Evolution, Change and Challenges
To Be Published May 29th 2015
Market Expansion and Social Dumping in Europe
To Be Published May 31st 2015
Power and Leadership in European Foreign Policy: Britain, France and Germany
To Be Published July 6th 2015