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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. 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 15th 2012 by Routledge

  2. 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 7th 2012 by Routledge

  3. 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 12th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Negotiation Theory and the EU

    The State of the Art

    Edited by Andreas Dür, Gemma Mateo, Daniel C. Thomas

    Series: Journal of European Public Policy Special Issues as Books

    Negotiations are central to the ethos and functioning of the European Union, yet the dynamics of EU negotiations have received far too little systematic scholarly attention. This volume offers a thematic and forward-looking survey of cutting-edge research on EU negotiation dynamics, identifying...

    Published November 17th 2010 by Routledge

  5. Learning and Governance in the EU Policy Making Process

    Edited by Anthony R. Zito

    Series: Journal of European Public Policy Special Issues as Books

    This book takes stock of learning theories in the European Union (EU) integration literature and assesses what insights the concept of ‘learning’ has added to our understanding of the European integration processes. Given the European integration dynamics since 2000 (including enlargement and...

    Published March 24th 2010 by Routledge

  6. EMU and Political Science

    What Have We Learned?

    Edited by Henrik Enderlein, Amy Verdun

    Series: Journal of European Public Policy Special Issues as Books

    Europe’s Economic and Monetary Union (EMU) celebrated its tenth anniversary in 2009. Before its birth many observers were concerned about its viability. This volume examines a number of noteworthy concerns that were heard a decade ago and it assesses what has become of them. The contributors to...

    Published February 26th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Civilian or Military Power?

    European Foreign Policy in Perspective

    Edited by Helene Sjursen

    Series: Journal of European Public Policy Special Issues as Books

    This text critically examines the belief that the EU not only has an impact on the international system but also a ‘normative’, ‘civilian’ and ‘civilizing’ power. The contributors question whether this assertion fits with the empirical record or is merely based on anecdotal evidence and whether...

    Published October 16th 2009 by Routledge

  8. The Constitutionalization of the European Union

    Edited by Berthold Rittberger, Frank Schimmelfennig

    Series: Journal of European Public Policy Special Issues as Books

    This volume presents a theory of constitutionalization as well as comparative analyses and case studies to underscore the claim that the European integration process itself engenders a democratic self-healing mechanism. There exists a consensus among academics, politicians, and the public that the...

    Published October 13th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Reforming the European Commission

    Edited by Michael W. Bauer

    Series: Journal of European Public Policy Special Issues as Books

    Many international and supranational organisations have lately been busy modernising their internal administration. But nowhere has management change received a similar amount of attention than in the case of the European Commission. Although the perception prevails that the Commission has been...

    Published December 11th 2008 by Routledge

  10. Immigration and Integration Policy in Europe

    Why Politics - and the Centre-Right - Matter

    Edited by Tim Bale

    Series: Journal of European Public Policy Special Issues as Books

    The role of political parties in immigration control and integration policy in Europe is underestimated, and parties on the centre-right are particularly important and interesting in this respect. They make up many European governments and therefore help determine state and EU policy. Moreover,...

    Published November 10th 2008 by Routledge