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  1. Conflict and Change in EU Budgetary Politics

    By Johannes Lindner

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    Why did the European Union experience a stark variation in the levels of conflict between the late 1970s, when budgetary disputes dominated European politics, and the 1990s, when political actors were able to settle upon budgetary agreements without major conflicts? This book responds to this key...

    Published April 30th 2009 by Routledge

  2. Germany's Foreign Policy Towards Poland and the Czech Republic

    Ostpolitik Revisited

    By Karl Cordell, Stefan Wolff

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    This is a new exploration of how the events of the twentieth century still cast a shadow over relations between Germany, Poland and the Czech Republic.Using social constructivism theory, it provides a comparative assessment of Germany's post-reunification relations with the Czech...

    Published March 10th 2009 by Routledge

  3. Europeanizing Social Democracy?

    The Rise of the Party of European Socialists

    By Simon Lightfoot

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    Presenting a detailed explanation of party politics in the European Union, this new book uses the Party of European Socialists (PES) as a key case study, and tests the relevance of existing theoretical work on the meaning, significance, and prospects for realising other ‘Europarties’. This...

    Published March 10th 2009 by Routledge

  4. The Eastern Enlargement of the European Union

    By John O'Brennan

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    In May 2004, eight former communist states in Central and Eastern Europe acceded to the European Union. This new book examines the Eastern expansion of the EU through a tripartite structure, developing an empirical, conceptual and institutional analysis to provide a rounded and substantive...

    Published February 27th 2009 by Routledge

  5. The Selection of Ministers in Europe

    Hiring and Firing

    Edited by Keith Dowding, Patrick Dumont

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    This volume discusses the formation of government cabinets within twenty European democracies, providing the institutional background to the selection and de-selection of ministers. Exploring the historical and constitutional context to cabinet formation, this volume proceeds to provide vital data...

    Published November 18th 2008 by Routledge

  6. Citizenship in Nordic Welfare States

    Dynamics of Choice, Duties and Participation In a Changing Europe

    Edited by Bjørn Hvinden, Håkan Johansson

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    This book offers an innovative analysis of the ways in which the relationship between citizens and welfare states - social citizenship - becomes more dynamic and multifaceted as a result of Europeanization and individualization. Written by interdisciplinary contributors from politics, sociology,...

    Published June 10th 2008 by Routledge

  7. The EU and the European Security Strategy

    Forging a Global Europe

    Edited by Sven Biscop, Jan Joel Andersson

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    The European Security Strategy (ESS) has become an important reference framework for the EU since its inception in 2003. Without strategy an actor can only really be a ‘reactor’ to events and developments. In the ESS the EU now has a strategy, with which it has the potential of shifting boundaries...

    Published June 10th 2008 by Routledge

  8. European Union Peacebuilding and Policing

    Governance and the European Security and Defence Policy

    By Michael Merlingen, Rasa Ostrauskaite

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    This new book provides an in-depth analysis of the projects of improvement carried out by the civilian peacebuilding missions in Bosnia and Macedonia, drawing on the work of Michel Foucault to make the case that the EU’s (self-) image as a model peacebuilder conceals another side of the European...

    Published June 10th 2008 by Routledge

  9. The Europeanization of National Political Parties

    Power and Organizational Adaptation

    Edited by Thomas Poguntke, Nicholas Aylott, Elisabeth Carter, Robert Ladrech, Kurt Richard Luther

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    This is a detailed exploration of how national political parties have responded to the increasing relevance of European governance. The Europeanization of National Political Parties is the first empirical study to examine the effects of the European Union on the internal organizational dynamics of...

    Published June 10th 2008 by Routledge

  10. Values and Principles in European Union Foreign Policy

    Edited by Sonia Lucarelli, Ian Manners

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    This book presents a fresh examination of the values and principles that inform EU foreign policy, exploring the implications of these values and principles on the construction of European Union identity today. The authors show how current debates on European Union foreign policy and on...

    Published October 22nd 2007 by Routledge