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  1. The EU Presence in International Organizations

    Edited by Spyros Blavoukos, Dimitris Bourantonis

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    This study provides a comprehensive discussion of all aspects of the European Union presence in International Organisations (IOs). The editors seek to explore both the political and institutional implications of the EU’s interaction with IOs and the effect of the EU’s presence on the functioning of...

    Published February 26th 2012 by Routledge

  2. The Political History of European Integration

    The Hypocrisy of Democracy-Through-Market

    By Hagen Schulz-Forberg, Bo Stråth

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    First published in 2010. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published January 8th 2012 by Routledge

  3. 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 December 20th 2011 by Routledge

  4. 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 December 13th 2011 by Routledge

  5. 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 November 29th 2011 by Routledge

  6. 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 November 10th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Party Strategies in Western Europe

    Party Competition and Electoral Outcomes

    By Gemma Loomes

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    This book examines political party system change from a party-centric perspective and assesses how, and to what extent, established political parties in western Europe can maintain their dominant positions. Parties are increasingly competing in a changeable environment and this book assesses the...

    Published October 30th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Energy Security

    Europe's New Foreign Policy Challenge

    By Richard Youngs

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    The geopolitics of oil and gas have made a spectacular return to the international political agenda. The European Union (EU) has recognized the importance of incorporating energy security more systematically into foreign policy. It has committed itself to pursuing an energy security policy based on...

    Published October 6th 2011 by Routledge

  9. European Union Sanctions and Foreign Policy

    When and Why do they Work?

    By Clara Portela

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    Sanctions are an important tool within the foreign policy of the European Union, which have until now remained obscure to both scholars and the general public. This book examines sanctions as a political tool of influence and evaluates the efficacy of sanctions imposed by the EU against third...

    Published October 6th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Citizenship and Collective Identity in Europe

    By Ireneusz Pawel Karolewski

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    This book is the first monograph to systematically explore the relationship between citizenship and collective identity in the European Union, integrating two fields of research – citizenship and collective identity. Karolewski argues that various types of citizenship correlate with differing...

    Published October 6th 2011 by Routledge