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Journal of European Public Policy Special Issues as Books

Series Editor: Jeremy Richardson, Berthold Rittberger

This series seeks to bring together some of the finest edited works on European Public Policy. Reprinting from Special Issues of the Journal of European Public Policy, the focus is on using a wide range of social sciences approaches, both qualitative and quantitative, to gain a comprehensive and definitive understanding of Public Policy in Europe.

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  1. The European Union's Foreign Economic Policies

    A Principal-Agent Perspective

    Edited by Andreas Dür, Manfred Elsig

    Series: Journal of European Public Policy Special Issues as Books

    The European Union is a key actor in international economic governance. Through its foreign economic policies it plays a central role in the negotiation of international trade agreements, the global regulation of the financial services sector, and the provision of aid to developing countries. This...

    Published May 30th 2013 by Routledge

  2. The Political Economy of Europe's Incomplete Single Market

    Edited by David Howarth, Tal Sadeh

    Series: Journal of European Public Policy Special Issues as Books

    Progress in European market integration over the past two decades has come at the expense of growing flexibility, or differentiation, in the laws that govern the Single Market (SM) as well as the way that these laws are implemented. This volume examines how the completion of the SM has been held...

    Published April 14th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Political Representation and European Union Governance

    Edited by Peter Mair, Jacques Thomassen

    Series: Journal of European Public Policy Special Issues as Books

    This book confronts and discusses different conceptions of political representation with respect to their application to the system of multi-level governance in the European Union. Political representation is an essentially contested concept. Its meaning has evolved with the development of...

    Published March 10th 2013 by Routledge

  4. EU External Governance

    Projecting EU Rules beyond Membership

    Edited by Sandra Lavenex, Frank Schimmelfennig

    Series: Journal of European Public Policy Special Issues as Books

    The European Union has developed a wide array of external relations with its neighbouring countries. Without offering full membership, the EU nevertheless attempts to transfer its rules and policies to non-member countries. It is this extension of EU rules beyond EU borders that the analysis of...

    Published November 12th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Economic Patriotism in Open Economies

    Edited by Ben Clift, Cornelia Woll

    Series: Journal of European Public Policy Special Issues as Books

    The recent financial crisis has demonstrated that governments continuously seek to steer their economies rather than leaving them to free markets. Despite the ambitions of international economic cooperation, such interventionism is decidedly local. Some politicians even proudly evoke "economic...

    Published November 8th 2012 by Routledge

  6. The Power of the European Court of Justice

    Edited by Susanne K. Schmidt, R. Daniel Kelemen

    Series: Journal of European Public Policy Special Issues as Books

    The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has played a vital role in promoting the process of European integration. In recent years, however, the expansion of EU law has led it to impact ever more politically sensitive issues, and controversial ECJ judgments have elicited unprecedented levels of...

    Published October 16th 2012 by Routledge

  7. The EU’s Common Foreign and Security Policy

    The Quest for Democracy

    Edited by Helene Sjursen

    Series: Journal of European Public Policy Special Issues as Books

    This book reorients the study of European foreign and security policy towards the question of democracy. Blending insights from international relations and democratic theory, it aims to enhance our understanding of the issues at stake. The main structures, the institutional setting and the...

    Published May 15th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Agency Governance in the EU

    Edited by Berthold Rittberger, Arndt Wonka

    Series: Journal of European Public Policy Special Issues as Books

    The rapid proliferation of EU agencies represents one of the most significant changes to the EU’s organisational set-up in past decades. At the same time, this development has significantly affected regulatory policy-making in the EU. This volume assembles the most renowned scholars in the field to...

    Published February 14th 2012 by Routledge

  9. The EU Timescape

    Edited by Klaus H. Goetz, Jan-Hinrik Meyer-Sahling

    Series: Journal of European Public Policy Special Issues as Books

    The manner in which time is institutionalized is critical to how a political system works. Terms, time budgets and time horizons of collective and individual political actors; rights over timing, sequencing and speed in decision-making; and the temporal properties of policy matter to the...

    Published February 6th 2012 by Routledge

  10. The Politics of the Lisbon Agenda

    Governance Architectures And Domestic Usages Of Europe

    Edited by Susana Borras, Claudio M. Radaelli

    Series: Journal of European Public Policy Special Issues as Books

    In the year 2000, in Lisbon, the European Union launched an agenda for growth, jobs, sustainability and competiveness with a ten-year target. In 2010, the agenda was re-launched with different specific objectives but with the same final goals. Why do the European Union leaders engage with these...

    Published September 11th 2011 by Routledge