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  1. Stalin and the Inevitable War, 1936-1941

    By Silvio Pons

    This is a study of the responses of the Soviet Union to the European crises which led to World War II. It is based on a substantial body of political and diplomatic documents that has become accessible to scholars since the opening up of former Soviet archives in 1992....

    Published February 13th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Explaining Policy Change in the European Union's Eastern Neighbourhood

    Edited by Julia Langbein, Tanja Borzel

    Series: Routledge Europe-Asia Studies

    This edited volume discusses and challenges the conventional wisdoms dominating the scholarship on policy change in the EU's Eastern neighbourhood countries. Drawing upon new empirical evidence underpinning the contributions to this volume, the authors argue that compliance with, or convergence to,...

    Published February 6th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Politics of Gender Culture under State Socialism

    An Expropriated Voice

    Edited by Hana Havelková, Libora Oates-Indruchová

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and Politics

    Though there has been much research on the incomplete emancipation project of state socialism in East and Central Europe, very little has been published on how the state and its institutions conceived of gender as a concept. This book seeks to understand if and how this conceptualization developed...

    Published January 8th 2014 by Routledge

  4. From Europeanisation to Diffusion

    Edited by Tanja A. Borzel, Thomas Risse

    Series: West European Politics

    This book provides a comprehensive account of the extent to which policies and institutions of the European Union (EU) spread across different contexts. Are the EU’s attempts to transfer its policies and institutions to accession and neighbourhood countries sustainable and effective? To what degree...

    Published December 15th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Rural Women in the Soviet Union and Post-Soviet Russia

    By Liubov Denisova

    Edited by Irina Mukhina

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

    This is the first full-length history of Russian peasant women in the 20th century in English. Filling a significant gap in the literature on rural studies and gender studies of the twentieth century Russia, it is the first to take the story into the twenty-first century. It offers a comprehensive...

    Published December 11th 2013 by Routledge

  6. International Influence Beyond Conditionality

    Postcommunist Europe after EU enlargement

    Edited by Rachel A. Epstein, Ulrich Sedelmeier

    Series: Journal of European Public Policy Special Issues as Books

    The European Union’s (EU) membership conditionality has been perceived as a highly effective means of influence on non-member states in the run-up to the 2004 and 2007 enlargements. According to the incentive-based explanation that dominates the literature, conditionality has been particularly...

    Published December 11th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Understanding European Movements

    New Social Movements, Global Justice Struggles, Anti-Austerity Protest

    Edited by Cristina Flesher Fominaya, Laurence Cox

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    European social movements have been central to European history, politics, society and culture, and have had a global reach and impact. Yet they have rarely been taken on their own terms in the English-language literature, considered rather as counterpoints to the US experience. This has been...

    Published December 11th 2013 by Routledge

  8. The Making and Breaking of Soviet Lithuania

    Memory and Modernity in the Wake of War

    By Violeta Davoliūtė

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

    Appearing on the world stage in 1918, Lithuania suffered numerous invasions, border changes and large scale population displacements.The successive occupations of Stalin in 1940 and Hitler in 1941, mass deportations to the Gulag and the elimination of the Jewish community in the Holocaust gave the...

    Published December 10th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Crime-Terror Alliances and the State

    Ethnonationalist and Islamist Challenges to Regional Security

    By Lyubov Grigorova Mincheva, Ted Robert Gurr

    Series: Contemporary Security Studies

    This book examines the trans-border connections between militant and criminal networks and the relationship between these and the states in which they operate. "Unholy alliances" is a term used to describe hybrid trans-border militant and criminal networks that pose serious threats to security in...

    Published December 5th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Parliamentary Elites in Central and Eastern Europe

    Recruitment and Representation

    Edited by Elena Semenova, Michael Edinger, Heinrich Best

    Series: Routledge Research on Social and Political Elites

    Legislators are entrusted with key parliamentary functions and are important figures in the decision-making process. Their behaviour as political elites is as much responsible for the failures and successes of the new democracies as their institutional designs and constitutional reforms. This...

    Published November 20th 2013 by Routledge