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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 156 new and published books in the subject of European Union Policy — 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 December 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. The EU and Multilateral Security Governance

    Edited by Sonia Lucarelli, Luk Van Langenhove, Jan Wouters

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    This book studies the role of the EU in peace and security as a regional actor with global aspirations, in the context of challenged and changing multilateralism. Multilateralism, governance and security are three concepts that have attracted a great deal of attention in the past decade and...

    Published December 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Coping with Crisis: Europe’s Challenges and Strategies

    Edited by Jale Tosun, Anne Wetzel, Galina Zapryanova

    Series: Journal of European Integration Special Issues

    How has the economic and financial crisis that started in 2007 affected European integration? Observers have been speculating about whether the crisis will ultimately lead to a strengthening or weakening of the European Union. This book studies the effects of the crisis on EU policy-making and...

    Published November 28th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Supranational Governance of Europe’s Area of Freedom, Security and Justice

    Edited by Christian Kaunert, John Occhipinti, Sarah Leonard

    This book examines the evolution towards increased supranational governance in the EU’s Area of Freedom, Security and Justice (AFSJ). At the end of 2009, a successor programme to the Tampere and Hague Programmes was developed under the Swedish Presidency. Called the ‘Stockholm Programme’, it was...

    Published November 27th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Trade-Development Nexus in the European Union

    Differentiation, coherence and norms

    Edited by Maurizio Carbone, Jan Orbie

    This volume offers new perspectives on the evolution of the trade–development nexus in the European Union against dramatic changes in the international context. Without disregarding them, it seeks to go beyond the controversial and extensively researched Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs). In...

    Published November 26th 2014 by Routledge

  6. National Climate Policy

    A Multi-field Approach

    By Elin Lerum Boasson

    Series: Routledge Research in Environmental Policy and Politics

    Failed attempts at producing ambitious global climate commitments and instruments have made it increasingly important for nation states to deliver climate policies. This in turn requires a better understanding of national climate policymaking. In this book, Elin Lerum Boasson develops an...

    Published November 4th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Europe’s Place in Global Financial Governance after the Crisis

    Edited by Daniel Mügge

    Series: Journal of European Public Policy Special Issues as Books

    In the years leading up the global financial crisis, the European Union (EU) had emerged as a central actor in global financial governance, almost rivalling the United States in influence. While the USA and the EU continue to dominate financial rule setting in the post-crisis world, the context in...

    Published October 29th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Political Invention of Fragile States

    The Power of Ideas

    Edited by Sonja Grimm, Nicolas Lemay-Hebert, Olivier Nay

    Series: ThirdWorlds

    This book investigates the emergence, the dissemination and the reception of the notion of ‘state fragility’. It analyses the process of conceptualisation, examining how the ‘fragile states’ concept was framed by policy makers to describe reality in accordance with their priorities in the fields of...

    Published October 24th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Southern Europe and the Financial Earthquake

    Coping with the First Phase of the International Crisis

    Edited by Susannah Verney, Anna Bosco, Marina Costa Lobo

    Series: South European Society and Politics

    Following the outbreak of the international financial crisis, Southern Europe became an epicentre of economic instability and international concern. The prospect of a sovereign debt default in the eurozone’s ‘flaky fringe’ sent shock waves through the European and global economies. Examining the...

    Published October 15th 2014 by Routledge

  10. The EU's Human Rights Dialogue with China

    Quiet Diplomacy and its Limits

    By Katrin Kinzelbach

    Series: Routledge Research in Human Rights

    The European Union uses a confidential, institutionalized Dialogue to raise human rights concerns with China, but little is publicly known about its set-up, its substance, its development over time and its impact. This book provides the first detailed reconstruction and assessment of the EU’s...

    Published October 8th 2014 by Routledge