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  1. The Political Economy of Noncompliance

    Adjusting to the Single European Market

    By Scott Siegel

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    The Political Economy of Noncompliance explains why states fail to comply with international law. Over the last sixty years, states have signed treaties, established international courts and other supranational institutions to achieve the benefits of international cooperation. Nowhere has this...

    Published May 19th 2011 by Routledge

  2. The Struggle for the European Constitution

    A Past and Future History

    By Michael O'Neill

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    The European Union (EU) Constitution was one of the most important developments in the history of the EU, aiming to make the EU more transparent, relevant and accountable to the citizens of its member states. Current anxieties over the pace and direction of EU integration place this comprehensive...

    Published March 24th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Switzerland in Europe

    Continuity and Change in the Swiss Political Economy

    Edited by Christine Trampusch, André Mach

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    While Switzerland is well known for its specific political institutions, such as direct democracy, federalism and neutrality, or for its banking secrecy, its socio-economic institutions, which decisively contributed to its prosperity, remain relatively unexplored. This book gives the first...

    Published March 9th 2011 by Routledge

  4. The EU's Role in World Politics

    A Retreat from Liberal Internationalism

    By Richard Youngs

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    Debates on EU foreign policy have been dominated by two opposing schools of argument. One includes a broad range of work that extols the virtues of a European liberal concept of power and the other sees the EU’s commitment to cosmopolitan liberalism and soft power as a sign of weakness rather than...

    Published March 5th 2011 by Routledge

  5. The Illusion of Accountability in the European Union

    Edited by Sverker Gustavsson, Christer Karlsson, Thomas Persson

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    This book examines accountability in the EU from different perspectives and considers whether EU citizens have real opportunities for holding decision-makers accountable. This book critically analyses five arguments which claim there are sufficient means for holding decision-makers to account in...

    Published February 28th 2011 by Routledge

  6. European Union and the Making of a Wider Northern Europe

    By Pami Aalto

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    This book is the first comprehensive study of how and why the European Union has enlarged to become northern Europe’s leading power. Pami Aalto presents a new approach to the under-theorized field of EU foreign policy studies, showing how, since 1990, the EU has enlarged to include Finland,...

    Published February 2nd 2011 by Routledge

  7. Europeanization and Foreign Policy

    State Identity in Finland and Britain

    By Juha Jokela

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    This book examines the relationship between the European Union (EU) and its member states by analysing how the process of integration in the field of foreign policy is shaping member states' identities. Focusing on the mutually constitutive aspects of the relationship between the EU and its member...

    Published December 14th 2010 by Routledge

  8. EU Foreign Policy and Post-Soviet Conflicts

    Stealth Intervention

    By Nicu Popescu

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    The European Union is still emerging as a fully fledged foreign policy actor. The vagaries of this process are clearly visible, yet insufficiently explained in the EU policies towards the post-Soviet space. EU Foreign Policy and Post-Soviet Conflicts examines EU intervention and non-intervention...

    Published December 9th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Fifty Years of EU-Turkey Relations

    A Sisyphean Story

    Edited by Armağan Emre Çakır

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    The publication of this book marks the fiftieth year of Turkey’s application to the European Economic Community for associate membership, and evaluates EU-Turkey relations in a historical perspective. Examining the evolving approaches of Turkey and of the EU towards each other, the volume focuses...

    Published December 7th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Sustainability in European Environmental Policy

    Challenges of Governance and Knowledge

    Edited by Rob Atkinson, Terizakis Georgios, Karsten Zimmermann

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    This book examines sustainability in European environmental policy and explores the related challenges of governance and knowledge. It provides an assessment of the EU sustainability strategy and concentrates on three key directives: Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA), Emissions Trading (ET)...

    Published October 6th 2010 by Routledge