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New and Published Books

  1. The Role of Parties in Twenty-First Century Politics

    Responsive and Responsible?

    Edited by Luciano Bardi, Stefano Bartolini, Alexander H. Trechsel

    Series: West European Politics

    For a long time analyses of political parties were framed within the usual context of democracy and of the historical transformation of the forms of democratic government. More recently several authors, among which eminently Peter Mair, progressively began to question the relationship between the...

    Published December 17th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Early Child Care and Education in Finland

    Edited by Kaarina Määttä, Satu Uusiautti

    What is childhood like in Finland? What kind of practical solutions have been created and evaluated that aim at both providing good childhood experiences and supporting children’s positive development? What practices aim to prevent child exclusion from regular education and social experiences and...

    Published November 30th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Protest Elections and Challenger Parties

    Italy and Greece in the Economic Crisis

    Edited by Susannah Verney, Anna Bosco

    Series: South European Society and Politics

    Both in Greece in 2012 and Italy in 2013, it took two elections to form a government. A repeat parliamentary contest was required in Greece and the unprecedented re-election of the outgoing President of the Republic in Italy before a cabinet could be formed. Against a background of economic crisis...

    Published November 28th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Coping with Crisis: Europe’s Challenges and Strategies

    Edited by Jale Tosun, Anne Wetzel, Galina Zapryanova

    Series: Journal of European Integration Special Issues

    How has the economic and financial crisis that started in 2007 affected European integration? Observers have been speculating about whether the crisis will ultimately lead to a strengthening or weakening of the European Union. This book studies the effects of the crisis on EU policy-making and...

    Published November 28th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Turkey’s Rise as an Emerging Power

    Edited by Paul Kubicek, Emel Parlar Dal, H. Tarik Oğuzlu

    Turkey is emerging as an important actor in world politics, exerting growing influence both in its immediate region and beyond. This book aims to understand and explain this phenomenon, utilizing a variety of perspectives from international relations theory. One prominent issue is how Turkey, long...

    Published November 28th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Supranational Governance of Europe’s Area of Freedom, Security and Justice

    Edited by Christian Kaunert, John Occhipinti, Sarah Leonard

    This book examines the evolution towards increased supranational governance in the EU’s Area of Freedom, Security and Justice (AFSJ). At the end of 2009, a successor programme to the Tampere and Hague Programmes was developed under the Swedish Presidency. Called the ‘Stockholm Programme’, it was...

    Published November 27th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Trade-Development Nexus in the European Union

    Differentiation, coherence and norms

    Edited by Maurizio Carbone, Jan Orbie

    This volume offers new perspectives on the evolution of the trade–development nexus in the European Union against dramatic changes in the international context. Without disregarding them, it seeks to go beyond the controversial and extensively researched Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs). In...

    Published November 26th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Framing Civic Engagement, Political Participation and Active Citizenship in Europe

    Edited by Cristiano Bee, Roberta Guerrina

    This book evaluates the role that civic engagement, political participation and active citizenship can play in promoting the establishment of a European polity. The chapters included here examine how the practice of active citizenship is managed and constructed in the context of a European drive to...

    Published November 21st 2014 by Routledge

  9. Mapping Foreign Correspondence in Europe

    Edited by Georgios Terzis

    Series: Routledge Studies in European Communication Research and Education

    The book studies the current trends of foreign correspondence in Europe. The EU’s expansion has had abundant effects on news coverage and some of the European capitals have become home to the biggest international press corps in world. So, who are these "professional strangers" stationed in Europe...

    Published November 18th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Designing a European Fiscal Union

    Lessons from the Experience of Fiscal Federations

    Edited by Carlo Cottarelli, Martine Guerguil

    Series: Routledge Studies in the European Economy

    Does the European Union need closer fiscal integration, and in particular a stronger fiscal centre, to become more resilient to economic shocks? This book looks at the experience of 13 federal states to help inform the heated debate on this issue. It analyses in detail their practices in devolving...

    Published November 18th 2014 by Routledge