New and Published Books
21-30 of 110 results in Routledge Advances in European Politics
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
Although political conversations on European integration are common, they are not part of existing explanations for attitude formation on the EU. This book examines the impact of social interactions, specifically interpersonal and informal discussions, on shaping individuals’ views on European...
Published June 16th 2013 by Routledge
Orientation, Ownership and Dialogue in Jordan and Turkey
This book provides a systematic analysis of the EU’s extensive, but so far largely failed, efforts to promote democracy in the Mediterranean region, thoroughly assessing its democracy promotion in relation to two Mediterranean countries – Jordan and Turkey. By pinpointing essential prerequisites...
Published June 13th 2013 by Routledge
Nationalism in Italian Politics: The Stories of the Northern League, 1980-2000
To Be Published February 9th 2015
National Perspectives on Russia: European Foreign Policy in the Making?
To Be Published February 9th 2015
Unequal Europe: Social Divisions in an Old Continent
To Be Published February 28th 2015
The Nordic Countries and the European Union: Still the other European community?
To Be Published March 2nd 2015
Mediating Policy: Greece, Ireland, and Portugal Before the Eurozone Crisis
To Be Published March 30th 2015
The European Parliament and its International Relations
To Be Published April 1st 2015
Market Expansion and Social Dumping in Europe
To Be Published June 10th 2015
The Diplomatic System of the European Union: Evolution, change and challenges
To Be Published June 24th 2015
European Union Enlargement: Material Interests, Community Norms and Anomie
To Be Published August 1st 2015
Politics of Identity in Post-Conflict States: The Bosnian and Irish experience
To Be Published August 30th 2015