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Routledge/UACES Contemporary European Studies

Series Editor: Mark Pollack, Tanja Borzel, Federica Bicchi

The primary objective of the new Contemporary European Studies series is to provide a research outlet for scholars of European Studies from all disciplines. The series publishes important scholarly works and aims to forge for itself an international reputation.

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1-10 of 27 results in Routledge/UACES Contemporary European Studies
  1. European Union Constitutionalism in Crisis

    By Nicole Scicluna

    Series: Routledge/UACES Contemporary European Studies

    Several years after the first Greek bailout, the integration project of the European Union faces an interlocking set of political, economic, legal and social challenges that go to the very core of its existence. Austerity is the order of the day, and citizens in both debtor and creditor states...

    Published October 16th 2014 by Routledge

  2. European Foreign Policy and the Challenges of Balkan Accession

    Conditionality, legitimacy and compliance

    By Gergana Noutcheva

    Series: Routledge/UACES Contemporary European Studies

    The Balkan countries have responded differently to the EU’s conditional offer of membership. This book examines the diverging compliance patterns of the Balkan accession states and asks why some of them have complied substantially, some only partially and others have defied the EU. The book...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Governing Financial Services in the European Union

    Banking, Securities and Post-Trading

    By Lucia Quaglia

    Series: Routledge/UACES Contemporary European Studies

    The global financial crisis that reached its peak in late 2008 has brought the importance of financial services regulation and supervision into the spotlight. This book examines the governance of financial services in the EU, asking who governs financial services in the EU, how and why, and...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  4. European Union Governance

    Effectiveness and Legitimacy in European Commission Committees

    By Karen Heard-Laureote

    Series: Routledge/UACES Contemporary European Studies

    The European Commission has increasingly focused on the benefits it can derive from the greater participation of organized civil society in its role and activities. In the face of general decline in public trust in the institutions of government, it facilitated and encouraged new channels of access...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  5. EU Conflict Prevention and Crisis Management

    Roles, Institutions, and Policies

    Edited by Eva Gross, Ana E. Juncos

    Series: Routledge/UACES Contemporary European Studies

    Conflict prevention and crisis management has become a key activity for the EU since the creation of the Common Security and Defence Policy in 1999. The rapid growth of this policy area, as well as the number of missions deployed beyond the EU’s border raise important questions about the...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The European Parliament’s Committees

    National Party Influence and Legislative Empowerment

    By Richard Whitaker

    Series: Routledge/UACES Contemporary European Studies

    This book analyzes the development of the European Parliament’s (EP) committees and their relationship with national political parties in the light of the EP’s increased legislative role over the last three decades. The book argues that national parties have a greater incentive to care about what...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The European Union, Civil Society and Conflict

    Edited by Nathalie Tocci

    Series: Routledge/UACES Contemporary European Studies

    Until recently, the European Union tended to view violent mass conflicts predominantly through the lens of negotiations between conflict leaders and powerful external actors. Today, the EU has begun to recognize the imperative of understanding and influencing developments on the ground in conflict...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Europeanization and the European Economic Area

    Iceland's Participation in the EU's Policy Process

    By Johanna Jonsdottir

    Series: Routledge/UACES Contemporary European Studies

    This book examines Europeanization in the European Economic Area (EEA), exploring whether non-member states can have an input into EU decision-making and whether the EU can successfully export its policies within the framework of the EEA. Iceland, Norway and Liechtenstein, while not EU member...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Cultural Politics of Europe

    European Capitals of Culture and European Union since the 1980s

    Edited by Kiran Klaus Patel

    Series: Routledge/UACES Contemporary European Studies

    Culture is one of the most complex and contested fields of European integration. This book analyzes EU cultural politics since their emergence in the 1980s with a particular focus on the European Capital of Culture program, the flagship of EU cultural policy. It discusses both the central as well...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  10. European Integration and Transformation in the Western Balkans

    Europeanization or Business as Usual?

    Edited by Arolda Elbasani

    Series: Routledge/UACES Contemporary European Studies

    The book investigates the scope and limitations of the transformative power of EU enlargement in the Western Balkans. The extension of EU enlargement policy to the region has generated high expectations that enlargement will regulate democratic institution-building and foster reform, much as it did...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. European Union Constitutionalism in Crisis
    By Nicole Scicluna
    To Be Published November 4th 2014
  2. Transnationalization and Regulatory Change in the EU's Eastern Neighbourhood: Ukraine between Brussels and Moscow
    By Julia Langbein
    To Be Published January 15th 2015
  3. The European Union's Foreign Policy in Comparative Perspective: Evaluating and generating hypotheses on 'actorness and power'
    Edited by Ingo Peters
    To Be Published March 15th 2015
  4. The Making of EU Foreign Policy: Socialisation, Negotiations and Autonomy of Council Committees
    By Nicola Chelotti
    To Be Published May 30th 2015
  5. European Space Policy: European integration and the final frontier
    Edited by Thomas Hoerber, Paul Stephenson
    To Be Published June 1st 2015
  6. Refugees, Security and the European Union
    By Sarah Leonard, Christian Kaunert
    To Be Published June 30th 2015
  7. The EU, Security and Transnational Crisis Communication: Problem-solving and collective identity
    By Cathleen Kantner
    To Be Published June 30th 2015
  8. Lobbying in EU Foreign Policy-making: The case of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict
    By Benedetta Voltolini
    To Be Published July 1st 2015
  9. Core-periphery Relations in the European Union: The Politics of Differentiated Integration in the European Political Economy
    Edited by José M. Magone, Brigid Laffan, Christian Schweiger
    To Be Published July 31st 2015
  10. Democratization in EU Foreign Policy: New Member States as Drivers of Democracy Promotion
    Edited by Benedetta Berti, Kristina Mikulova, Nicu Popescu
    To Be Published September 1st 2015

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