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New and Published Books

  1. Debating Political Identity and Legitimacy in the European Union

    Edited by Sonia Lucarelli, Furio Cerutti

    How can we conceptualize identity and legitimacy in the context of the European union? What is the role of narratives, political symbols, public debate and institutional practices in the process of identity formation and legitimacy consolidation? Debating Political Identity and Legitimacy in the...

    Published May 8th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Perceptions of the European Union in New Member States

    A Comparative Perspective

    Edited by Gabriella Ilonszki

    The book explores the views of elites alongside those of the wider population in the European Union. The chapters place the new member states – and the potential candidate Serbia – on the map of Europe in this context for the first time. The volume's comparative method goes beyond the standard old...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The European Parliament and its International Relations

    Edited by Stelios Stavridis, Daniela Irrera

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    Following the Lisbon Treaty, the powers of the European Parliament in external relations have gradually expanded and it is increasingly influencing the foreign policy of the European Union. This book analyses the role of the European Parliament as an international actor and presents a new debate...

    Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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 December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  5. The European Union: Integration and Enlargement

    Edited by R. Daniel Kelemen, Anand Menon, Jonathan Slapin

    Series: Journal of European Public Policy Special Issues as Books

    This book explores one of the central challenges facing the EU today – how to reconcile enlargement with the pursuit of a stronger and more effective European Union. While the relationship between widening and deepening has been recognized for years as one of the big questions in the field of...

    Published October 8th 2014 by Routledge

  6. European Integration and Transformation in the Western Balkans

    Europeanization or Business as Usual?

    Edited by Arolda Elbasani

    Series: Routledge/UACES Contemporary European Studies

    The book investigates the scope and limitations of the transformative power of EU enlargement in the Western Balkans. The extension of EU enlargement policy to the region has generated high expectations that enlargement will regulate democratic institution-building and foster reform, much as it did...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The New Member States and the European Union

    Foreign Policy and Europeanization

    Edited by Michael Baun, Dan Marek

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    This book examines the impact of EU membership on the foreign policies of the 12 new member states that joined the EU in 2004 and 2007. Among scholars of European politics there is a general consensus that membership in the European Union changes the countries that join. Yet considerable debate...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Regional Development in Central and Eastern Europe

    Development processes and policy challenges

    Edited by Grzegorz Gorzelak, John Bachtler, Maciej Smętkowski

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

    This book provides an up-to-date assessment of the main processes and dilemmas of regional development and regional policy in the newer European Union Member States in Central and Eastern Europe and neighbouring countries. It highlights the difficulties of balancing the demands within the new...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  9. European Integration and Consensus Politics in the Low Countries

    Edited by Hans Vollaard, Jan Beyers, Patrick Dumont

    Series: Europe and the Nation State

    The Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg are well-known cases of consensus politics. Decision-making in the Low Countries has been characterized by broad involvement, power sharing and making compromises. These countries were also founding member states of the European Union (EU) and its...

    Published July 24th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Europe, Discourse, and Institutions

    Challenging the Mainstream in European Studies

    Edited by Cristian Nitoiu, Nikola Tomic

    This book focuses on how discourse and various narratives contribute to the construction of the European Union as a political actor, thus seeking to challenge the more established approaches to the study of the Union. It sheds light on the way discourses about the European Union are created,...

    Published July 10th 2014 by Routledge