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New and Published Books

  1. 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

  2. Leadership and Policy Innovation – From Clinton to Bush

    Countering the Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction

    By Joseph R. Cerami

    Series: Routledge Research in Public Administration and Public Policy

    Throughout the Cold War there were longstanding efforts to control the spread of Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) through extensive arms control, deterrence, and defense programs. Since then counterproliferation efforts by the U.S. and international community have accelerated. Given the attention...

    Published November 10th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Authority, Experience and the Life of Power

    Edited by Claire Blencowe, Julian Brigstocke, Leila Dawney

    Taking up the challenge of understanding power in its complexity, this volume returns to and revitalises the concept of ‘authority’. It provides a powerful analysis of the ways that relationships of trust, attachment, governance and inequality become possible when subjectivities and bodies are...

    Published October 29th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Breaking Patterns of Conflict

    Britain, Ireland and the Northern Ireland Question

    Edited by John Coakley, Jennifer Todd

    The role of external powers and international bodies in efforts to break patterns of conflict and to install stable and durable peace settlements is well known. This book focuses on an unusual case where the sovereign state and a neighbour state help broker an agreed settlement in a disputed and...

    Published October 24th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Representation and Democracy in the EU

    Does one come at the expense of the other?

    Edited by Richard Bellamy, Sandra Kröger

    Series: Journal of European Integration Special Issues

    This book explores the various ways in which citizens are represented in EU policy-making. Most accounts naturally focus on the European Parliament as the prime source of democratic representation. This collection focuses instead on four other channels that are as and often more important: namely,...

    Published October 21st 2014 by Routledge

  6. Unmasking Administrative Evil

    Fourth Edition

    By Guy Adams, Danny Balfour

    Published October 15th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Changing Context of Local Democracy

    Role Perception and Behaviour of Municipal Councillors

    Edited by Hubert Heinelt

    This book reflects on the role and task perception as well as the behaviour of councillors in the changing context of local democracy. Political leadership at the local level has attracted growing attention in recent years in parallel with reforms of local government and of the municipal...

    Published October 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  8. Changing Models of Capitalism in Europe and the U.S.

    Edited by Richard Deeg, Gregory Jackson

    Series: Journal of European Public Policy Special Issues as Books

    The volume analyzes the long-term trajectories of change in the capitalist models of the UK, Germany, Sweden, France, Italy, Hungary, Slovakia, and the United States. The case studies identify critical junctures and key periods of change in order to show how institutions are shaped by different...

    Published September 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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

  10. Europeanization and Domestic Policy Change

    The Case of Italy

    By Paolo R. Graziano

    Series: Europe and the Nation State

    This book examines the impact of Europeanization on the domestic politics of EU member states, focussing on agricultural policy, cohesion policy and employment policy with a detailed comparative case study on Italy. Though a founding member, Italy has often had an uneasy relationship with the EU...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge