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  1. Life in Post-Communist Eastern Europe after EU Membership

    Happy Ever After?

    Edited by Donnacha Ó Beacháin, Vera Sheridan, Sabina Stan

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

    This book examines how membership of the European Union has affected life in the ten former communist countries of Central and Eastern Europe that are now members of the European Union. It attempts to answer some fundamental questions: Was the reward of EU membership worth the sacrifices made? How...

    Published August 27th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Putin's Preventive Counter-Revolution

    Post-Soviet Authoritarianism and the Spectre of Velvet Revolution

    By Robert Horvath

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    This book examines the 'preventive counter-revolution,' a programme of reforms and repression that transformed the face of Russian politics during Vladimir Putin's second term as president. Kremlin propagandists hailed this programme as a defence of national sovereignty against Western attempts to...

    Published August 27th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Party Government in the New Europe

    Edited by Hans Keman, Ferdinand Muller-Rommel

    Series: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

    This truly comparative volume examines the "life cycle" of party governments in Europe from 1990 onwards, and analyses its role and function in contemporary European parliamentary democracies. The life and the performance of party governments in Europe became more and more volatile and publicly...

    Published August 21st 2014 by Routledge

  4. The European Union and South East Europe

    The Dynamics of Europeanization and Multilevel Governance

    By Andrew Geddes, Charles Lees, Andrew Taylor

    Series: Routledge/UACES Contemporary European Studies

    This book explores the interaction of the EU in Greece, Slovenia, Croatia, and Macedonia in three key policy sectors – cohesion, border managements and the environment – and assesses the degree to which the European Union’s engagement with the democracies of South East Europe has promoted...

    Published August 21st 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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 August 21st 2014 by Routledge

  6. Civic Resources and the Future of the European Union

    Edited by Ireneusz Pawel Karolewski, Viktoria Kaina

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    This book shines new light on the political system of the European Union (EU) by focusing on civic resources as a keystone of the EU’s ability to sustain. Less-tangible resources such as trust, solidarity, mutual recognition and citizens’ social and political participation have been, until now,...

    Published August 21st 2014 by Routledge

  7. Bureaucrats as Law-makers

    Committee decision-making in the EU Council of Ministers

    By Frank M. Häge

    Series: Routledge/UACES Contemporary European Studies

    The Council of Ministers is one of the most powerful institutions of the European Union (EU) and plays a major role in the European policy-making process. Drawing on formal theory and combining quantitative and qualitative methods in an innovative fashion, this book provides novel insights into the...

    Published August 21st 2014 by Routledge

  8. Central and South-Eastern Europe 2015

    15th Edition

    Edited by Europa Publications

    Series: The Europa Regional Surveys of the World

    A comprehensive survey of the countries and territories of this region, incorporating the latest economic and socio-political developments. New for 2015: - discussion and expert analysis of elections throughout the region - details of developments in relations with the EU for current and...

    Published August 20th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Coalition Government and Party Mandate

    How Coalition Agreements Constrain Ministerial Action

    By Catherine Moury

    Series: Routledge Research on Social and Political Elites

    Which kind of decisions are passed by Cabinet in coalition governments? What motivates ministerial action? How much leeway do coalition parties give their governmental representatives? This book focuses on a comparative study of ministerial behaviour in Germany, Belgium, Italy and the Netherlands....

    Published August 20th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Extreme Right Parties in Scandinavia

    By Anders Widfeldt

    Series: Extremism and Democracy

    This book provides an up-to-date account of extreme right parties in Denmark, Norway and Sweden. It seeks to explain why these parties have grown in support, and in Denmark and Norway reached positions of direct political influence. Following an analytical framework, in which explanatory factors...

    Published August 19th 2014 by Routledge