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  1. The Survival of the European Welfare State

    Edited by Stein Kuhnle

    Series: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

    'Crisis'. 'Breakdown'. 'Dismantlement.' Since the 1970's, these have become the catchphrases used to describe the condition of the welfare states in Europe, in academic and media analyses alike. This book provides an alternative, more optimistic interpretation. It aims to increase both theoretical...

    Published April 13th 2000 by Routledge

  2. Democratic Governance and New Technology

    Edited by Jens Hoff, Ivan Horrocks, Pieter Tops

    Series: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

    Drawing on case studies from Denmark, The Netherlands and the UK, this book discusses new Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs). Contributors argue that ICTs play an important role in the process of restructuring and redefining basic relations within the political systems of Western...

    Published March 16th 2000 by Routledge

  3. Parliamentary Party Groups in European Democracies

    Political Parties Behind Closed Doors

    Edited by Knut Heidar, Ruud Koole

    Series: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

    The partisan groups in parliament form the link between mass suffrage, parties and parliaments, and are generally accepted today as necessary instruments of parliamentary business. Parliamentary party groups are central actors in most European democracies. This volume analyses the manifestations...

    Published December 16th 1999 by Routledge

  4. Party Elites in Divided Societies

    Political Parties in Consociational Democracy

    Edited by Kris Deschouwer, Kurt Richard Luther

    Series: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

    Working from the basis of Arend Lijphart's 1968 work on divided societies, the authors go on to look at such cultures and subcultures thirty years on, bringing in new evidence and analysis to bear on the issue. They also examine the essential role of party politics within and between these ^D",...

    Published August 26th 1999 by Routledge

  5. Democracy without Borders

    Transnationalisation and Conditionality in New Democracies

    Edited by Jean Grugel

    Series: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

    This book carves out a new area of democratisation studies by analysing the transnational dimension and the role of non state actors across three different geographical regions. Chapters utilise empirical data from Europe, Africa and Latin America....

    Published July 8th 1999 by Routledge

  6. Citizenship and Welfare State Reform in Europe

    Edited by Jet Bussemaker

    Series: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

    This work examines the concept of citizenship in relation to social policy, in the context of the rapidly changing European welfare states. Leading academics analyse concrete changes in social rights and citizenship roles, and offer theoretical investigations of citizenship and the welfare state....

    Published June 10th 1999 by Routledge

  7. Social Capital and European Democracy

    Edited by Marco Maraffi, Kenneth Newton, Jan Van Deth, Paul Whiteley

    Series: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

    The authors of this work examine the dominant view that voluntary activity promotes social capital and hence good government, but also explore alternative models for the creation of social capital. Theoretical discussion is combined with detailed case studies to provide a new explanation of : * the...

    Published June 10th 1999 by Routledge

  8. Regionalism across the North/South Divide

    State Strategies and Globalization

    Edited by Jean Grugel, Wil Hout

    Series: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

    In contrast to most studies of regionalism, Grugel and Hout focus on countries not currently at the core of the global economy, including Brazil and Mercosur, Chile, South East Asia, China, South Africa, the Maghreb, Turkey and Australia. What seems clear from this original analysis is that far...

    Published December 3rd 1998 by Routledge

  9. Autonomous Policy Making By International Organisations

    Edited by Bob Reinalda, Bertjan Verbeek

    Series: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

    This volume assesses the importance of international organisations in global governance during the last ten years. The prestigious team of international contributors seek to determine the ways in which IO's contribute to the solution of global problems by influencing international decision-making...

    Published November 5th 1998 by Routledge

  10. Political Theory and the European Union

    Legitimacy, Constitutional Choice and Citizenship

    Edited by Michael Nentwich, Albert Weale

    Series: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

    The contributors to this book examine the issues of constitutional choice that face the governments and citizens of today's Europe. Divided into three sections this study addresses: questions of political legitimacy and the meaning of democratic deficit in the EU; the reality of what institutional...

    Published October 1st 1998 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Theorising NATO
    Edited by Mark Webber, Adrian Hyde-Price
    To Be Published March 30th 2015
  2. International Distributive Justice: Cosmopolitanism and its Critics
    Edited by Simon Caney, Percy Lehning
    To Be Published December 1st 2015

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