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  1. Puzzles of Government Formation

    Coalition Theory and Deviant Cases

    Edited by Rudy W. Andeweg, Lieven De Winter, Patrick Dumont

    Series: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

    Understanding the formation of governments has always been central to political science. Traditionally this topic has been considered from a rational choice theory perspective and the empirical testing of these theories; however neither approach alone is able to explain a large proportion of actual...

    Published March 31st 2011 by Routledge

  2. Administrative Reforms and Democratic Governance

    Edited by Jean-Michel Eymeri-Douzans, Jon Pierre

    Series: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

    After a quarter of a century of implementation of New Public Management (NPM) reform strategies, this book assesses the major real outcomes of these reforms on states and public sectors, at both the organisational level and a more political level. Unlike most previous accounts of reform, this book...

    Published March 15th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Policy-Making Processes and the European Constitution

    A Comparative Study of Member States and Accession Countries

    Edited by Thomas König, Simon Hug

    Series: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

    This new volume presents a wealth of fresh data documenting and analyzing the different positions taken by governments in the development of the European Constitution. It examines how such decisions have substantial effects on the sovereignty of nation states and on the lives of...

    Published March 13th 2011 by Routledge

  4. New Parties in Government

    In Power for the First Time

    Edited by Kris Deschouwer

    Series: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

    Party literature is largely focused on the rise and success of new parties and their effects on party systems and older parties. This book, on the other hand, provides a valuable and original addition to such literature by analyzing what happens to a party when it enters government for the first...

    Published February 9th 2011 by Routledge

  5. The Role of Governments in Legislative Agenda Setting

    Edited by Bjorn Erik Rasch, George Tsebelis

    Series: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

    Setting the agenda for parliament is the most significant institutional weapon for governments to shape policy outcomes, because governments with significant agenda setting powers, like France or the UK, are able to produce the outcomes they prefer, while governments that lack agenda setting powers...

    Published November 7th 2010 by Routledge

  6. The Political Representation of Immigrants and Minorities

    Voters, Parties and Parliaments in Liberal Democracies

    Edited by Karen Bird, Thomas Saalfeld, Andreas M. Wüst

    Series: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

    In 2005, almost 700,000 immigrants acquired the citizenship of a member state of the European Union; over 600,000 became US citizens; nearly 100,000 became Australians and approximately 200,000 Canadians. 2005 was not an exceptional year. During the past decades, many advanced liberal democracies...

    Published August 12th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Democratic Politics and Party Competition

    Edited by Judith Bara, Albert Weale

    Series: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

    This new book introduces innovative research on democracy from the leading Comparative Manifestos Project (CMP). It details the key achievements of the project to date, illustrates how its findings may be applied, lays out the future challenges it faces and examines how the field as...

    Published July 29th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Governments, NGOs and Anti-Corruption

    The New Integrity Warriors

    Edited by Luís de Sousa, Barry Hindess, Peter Larmour

    Series: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

    The purpose of this book is to understand the rise, future and implications of two important new kinds of "integrity warriors" - official anti-corruption agencies (ACAs) and anti-corruption NGOs – and to locate them in a wider context and history of anti-corruption activity. Key issues of...

    Published July 29th 2010 by Routledge

  9. In Pursuit of Sustainable Development

    New governance practices at the sub-national level in Europe

    Edited by Susan Baker, Katarina Eckerberg

    Series: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

    The book explores how implementation strategies engage sub-national, regional and local actors in the promotion of sustainable development. Following the obligations incurred at the Rio Earth Summit and the related UNCED process, European states began to produce sustainable development strategies...

    Published July 29th 2010 by Routledge

  10. International Organizations and Implementation

    Enforcers, Managers, Authorities?

    Edited by Jutta Joachim, Bob Reinalda, Bertjan Verbeek

    Series: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

    International organizations have once more become subjects of investigation for a whole range of scholars: political scientists, international relations specialists, organization theorists, and policy experts alike. The end of the Cold War, increased globalization, and the intensification of...

    Published July 29th 2010 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Theorising NATO
    Edited by Mark Webber, Adrian Hyde-Price
    To Be Published March 30th 2015

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