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  1. National Parliaments within the Enlarged European Union

    From 'Victims' of Integration to Competitive Actors?

    Edited by John O'Brennan, Tapio Raunio

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    This book presents a wide range of perspectives on the role of national parliaments in EU politics and policy-making. Many accounts of the role of national parliaments portray them as passive victims of European integration. This study instead examines their role within the EU policy-making process...

    Published June 25th 2009 by Routledge

  2. Policy Transfer in European Union Governance

    Regulating the Utilities

    By Simon Bulmer, David Dolowitz, Peter Humphreys, Stephen Padgett

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    This new book presents a clear conceptual framework for understanding the transfer of policy ideas between EU states, together with an empirical study of regulatory change within European utilities. Policy transfer is a new instrument for understanding EU policy-making. This volume shows how the...

    Published June 25th 2009 by Routledge

  3. The Politics of European Union Enlargement

    Theoretical Approaches

    Edited by Frank Schimmelfennig, Ulrich Sedelmeier

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    This is a key reference text presenting the latest first-rate approaches to the study of European enlargement. Developed and significantly expanded from a special issue of the leading Journal of European Public Policy, this new volume draws on the insights from the recently emerging...

    Published June 7th 2009 by Routledge

  4. European Union Negotiations

    Processes, Networks and Institutions

    Edited by Ole Elgström, Christer Jönsson

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    The EU policy process is dependent on negotiations as a mode of reaching agreements on, and implementing, common policies. The EU negotiations differ from traditional international negotiations in several respects and this book presents a detailed analysis of the processes while examining their...

    Published June 7th 2009 by Routledge

  5. EU Foreign and Interior Policies

    Cross-Pillar Politics and the Social Construction of Sovereignty

    By Stephen Stetter

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    This book offers an innovative theoretical and empirical analysis of integration in EU foreign and interior policies across the three pillars, from the Maastricht Treaty to the Treaty of Nice. The establishment of the three pillar structure with the Maastricht Treaty has been one of the key...

    Published June 7th 2009 by Routledge

  6. 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 29th 2009 by Routledge

  7. 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 9th 2009 by Routledge

  8. 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 9th 2009 by Routledge

  9. 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 26th 2009 by Routledge

  10. 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 17th 2008 by Routledge