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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 67 new and published books in the subject of European Union Institutions — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Democratic Decision-making in the EU

    Technocracy in Disguise?

    By Anne Elizabeth Stie

    Series: Routledge Studies on Democratising Europe

    This book examines the democratic legitimacy of the European Union (EU) and evaluates the democratic credentials of the EU’s main decision-making procedure. It finds that though there is potential for democratic decision-making in the EU, the actual process is dominated by technocrats and secret...

    Published September 20th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Redefining European Economic Governance

    Edited by Michele Chang, Georg Menz, Mitchell P. Smith

    Series: Journal of European Integration Special Issues

    The global financial crisis and sovereign debt crisis exposed the inadequacy of European economic governance. Despite the multitude of new mechanisms and institutions that have arisen over the last few years, many contend that economic governance remains inadequate and the EU must integrate even...

    Published September 15th 2014 by Routledge

  3. European Union Governance

    Effectiveness and Legitimacy in European Commission Committees

    By Karen Heard-Laureote

    Series: Routledge/UACES Contemporary European Studies

    The European Commission has increasingly focused on the benefits it can derive from the greater participation of organized civil society in its role and activities. In the face of general decline in public trust in the institutions of government, it facilitated and encouraged new channels of access...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  4. European Governmentality

    The Liberal Drift of Multilevel Governance

    By Richard Münch

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    This book contributes to the literature on the change of governance in the context of its European multilevel organization. The integration of Europe is a process of fundamental social change: a process of constructing a European society and of deconstructing the national societies. Münch...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  5. EU Conflict Prevention and Crisis Management

    Roles, Institutions, and Policies

    Edited by Eva Gross, Ana E. Juncos

    Series: Routledge/UACES Contemporary European Studies

    Conflict prevention and crisis management has become a key activity for the EU since the creation of the Common Security and Defence Policy in 1999. The rapid growth of this policy area, as well as the number of missions deployed beyond the EU’s border raise important questions about the...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The European Parliament’s Committees

    National Party Influence and Legislative Empowerment

    By Richard Whitaker

    Series: Routledge/UACES Contemporary European Studies

    This book analyzes the development of the European Parliament’s (EP) committees and their relationship with national political parties in the light of the EP’s increased legislative role over the last three decades. The book argues that national parties have a greater incentive to care about what...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Routledge Handbook of European Security

    Edited by Sven Biscop, Richard Whitman

    This new Handbook brings together key experts on European security from the academic and policy worlds to examine the European Union (EU) as an international security actor. In the two decades since the end of the Cold War, the EU has gradually emerged as an autonomous actor in the field of...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  9. Arab Spring Challenges for Democracy and Security in the Mediterranean

    Edited by Patricia Bauer

    This volume presents essential aspects of Mediterranean politics to be reconsidered in the light of the Arab upheavals since 2010. Taking as its focal point the question of how far European-Mediterranean relations are challenged by the various developments, this book explores the relationship...

    Published August 1st 2014 by Routledge

  10. Justice and Home Affairs Agencies in the European Union

    Edited by Christian Kaunert, Sarah Leonard, John Occhipinti

    This book examines the role of agencies and agency-like bodies in the EU’s Area of Freedom, Security and Justice (AFSJ).When the Maastricht Treaty entered into force on 1 November 1993, the institutional landscape of the so-called ‘Third Pillar’ looked significantly different than it does now....

    Published July 17th 2014 by Routledge