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  1. 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 8th 2011 by Routledge

  2. 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 4th 2011 by Routledge

  3. 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 27th 2011 by Routledge

  4. 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 1st 2011 by Routledge

  5. 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 13th 2010 by Routledge

  6. 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 8th 2010 by Routledge

  7. 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 6th 2010 by Routledge

  8. 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 5th 2010 by Routledge

  9. The Spatialities of Europeanization

    Power, Governance and Territory in Europe

    By Alun Jones, Julian Clark

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    Europeanization is increasingly fashionable in the social sciences as a research focus as well as a backdrop for studies of the European Union and its relations with its member states. However, to date there is little consensus among the scholarly community over what Europeanization is or how it...

    Published September 29th 2010 by Routledge

  10. European Security and Defence Policy

    An Implementation Perspective

    Edited by Michael Merlingen, Rasa Ostrauskaite

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    Security and defence is the area in which the EU has advanced most in recent years. A principal element of this process is the proliferating number of military and civilian crisis management missions in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia. Clearly, Europe has come a long way since the...

    Published September 29th 2010 by Routledge