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51-60 of 109 results in Routledge Advances in European Politics
A Past and Future History
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
Continuity and Change in the Swiss Political Economy
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
A Retreat from Liberal Internationalism
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
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
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
State Identity in Finland and Britain
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
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
A Sisyphean Story
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
Challenges of Governance and Knowledge
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
Power, Governance and Territory in Europe
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 30th 2010 by Routledge
Italy's Foreign Policy in the Twenty-first Century: A Contested Nature?
To Be Published October 22nd 2014
The Challenge of Coalition Government: The Italian Case
To Be Published December 16th 2014
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 5th 2015
The European Parliament and its International Relations
To Be Published March 15th 2015
Mediating Policy: Greece, Ireland, and Portugal Before the Eurozone Crisis
To Be Published March 19th 2015
Power and Leadership in European Foreign Policy: Britain, France and Germany
To Be Published March 30th 2015
The Diplomatic System of the European Union: Evolution, Change and Challenges
To Be Published March 30th 2015
Market Expansion and Social Dumping in Europe
To Be Published June 1st 2015
The Moral Economy of EU Association with Africa
To Be Published August 1st 2015