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  1. Pension Reforms in Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe

    From Post-Socialist Transition to the Global Financial Crisis

    By Igor Guardiancich

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Political Economy of the Welfare State

    This book traces and analyzes the legislation and implementation of pension reforms in four Central, Eastern and Southeastern European countries: Croatia, Hungary, Poland and Slovenia. By comparing the political economy of their policymaking processes, it seeks to pinpoint regularities between...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Migration and Organized Civil Society

    Rethinking National Policy

    Edited by Dirk Halm, Zeynep Sezgin

    Series: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

    Migrant organizations are of vital importance for countries of residence and countries of origin, but the empirical and theoretical knowledge of the cross-border character of migrant organizations remains incomplete. It is clear that migrant transnationalism challenges the governance of...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Civil Society Activism under Authoritarian Rule

    A Comparative Perspective

    Edited by Francesco Cavatorta

    Series: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

    This book examines how civil society actors operate under authoritarian constraints, and examines how this is linked to regime change. This book moves beyond traditional notions of civil society and explains the complexity of state-society relations in authoritarian contexts outside the framework...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Impact of European Integration on Political Parties

    Beyond the Permissive Consensus

    By Dimitri Almeida

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    This book traces the positions of national partisan actors towards the development of the European polity in an in-depth comparative analysis covering all member states of the European Union over a period of 60 years. The author examines the approach of the social democratic, radical left, liberal,...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Young People and Politics

    Political Engagement in the Anglo-American Democracies

    By Aaron Martin

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    This book examines young people’s political engagement in the Anglo-American democracies. It is often alleged that young people are disengaged from politics on a number of levels. The commonly held view is that young people don’t vote, they do not trust politicians and have low levels of political...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Class Politics and the Radical Right

    Edited by Jens Rydgren

    Series: Extremism and Democracy

    One of the most significant events in European politics the past two decades is the emergence of radical right-wing parties, mobilizing against immigration and multiethnic societies. Such parties have established themselves in a large number of countries, often with voter shares exceeding ten and...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Global Political Economy of Trade Protectionism and Liberalization

    Trade Reform and Economic Adjustment in Textiles and Clothing

    By Tony Heron

    Series: RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

    Given the widely-accepted premise that free trade is the best means of maximising overall societal welfare, why has it proven so difficult to achieve in certain industries? This book tackles arguably the most perennial and deep-rooted of all questions in political economy, and questions the...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Representing Religion in the European Union

    Does God Matter?

    Edited by Lucian N. Leustean

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion and Politics

    Religious actors are becoming part of the EU bureaucratic system, and their mobilisation in Brussels and Strasbourg in the last decade has increased dramatically. This book explores the mechanism and impact of religious representation by examining relations between religious practitioners and...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Parties, Elections, and Policy Reforms in Western Europe

    Voting for Social Pacts

    By Kerstin Hamann, John Kelly

    Social pacts – policy agreements between governments, labor unions and sometimes employer organizations – began to emerge in many countries in the 1980s. The most common explanations for social pacts tend to focus on economic factors, influenced by industrial relations institutions such as highly...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Risk of Social Policy?

    The electoral consequences of welfare state retrenchment and social policy performance in OECD countries

    By Nathalie Giger

    The Risk of Social Policy? uses a comparative perspective to systematically analyse the effects of social policy reforms and welfare state retrenchment on voting choice for the government. It re-examines twenty elections in OECD countries to show if and how social policy issues drive elections....

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge