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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Civil Society and Social Capital in Post-Communist Eastern Europe

    Edited by Terry Cox

    Series: Routledge Europe-Asia Studies

    This book presents a selection of recent research on the general theme of civil society and social capital. In particular, it brings together in one volume a selection of articles that have helped to take the debate forward on the relation between social capital and democratisation and on the role...

    Published November 13th 2013 by Routledge

  7. EU External Relations Law and the European Neighbourhood Policy

    A Paradigm for Coherence

    By Bart Van Vooren

    Series: Routledge Research in EU Law

    The European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP) is a recent example of an external EU policy drawn up explicitly with the objective of achieving coherence in the external policies of the EU and its Member States. Positioning the ENP in the legal-historical context of political union, this book explains why...

    Published October 28th 2013 by Routledge

  8. The Baltic States from the Soviet Union to the European Union

    Identity, Discourse and Power in the Post-Communist Transition of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania

    By Richard Mole

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

    The Baltic States are unique in being the only member-states of the EU to have fought to regain their sovereignty from the Soviet Union, only then to cede it to Brussels in certain key areas. Similarly, no member-states have had to struggle as hard as Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania to preserve their...

    Published October 28th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Europe and the Management of Globalization

    Edited by Wade Jacoby, Sophie Meunier

    Series: Journal of European Public Policy Special Issues as Books

    European politicians often speak of their efforts to 'manage globalization.' At one level, this is merely a rhetorical device to make globalization more palatable to citizens and prove that policy-makers are still firmly in control of their country’s fate. This volume argues that the advocacy of...

    Published October 18th 2013 by Routledge

  10. State-building in the Western Balkans

    European Approaches to Democratization

    Edited by Soeren Keil

    Series: Association for the Study of Nationalities

    The Western Balkans have seen rapid changes since the end of the violent conflicts in the 1990s. The EU has been one of the main drivers for change, focusing on the political, economic and social transformation of the region to prepare the countries for membership in the Union. EU enlargement has...

    Published October 9th 2013 by Routledge