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New and Published Books

  1. 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 11th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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 11th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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 8th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Hong Kong’s Governance Under Chinese Sovereignty

    The Failure of the State-Business Alliance after 1997

    By Brian C. H. Fong

    Series: Routledge Research on Social Work, Social Policy and Social Development in Greater China

    As a hybrid regime, Hong Kong has been governed by a state-business alliance since the colonial era. However, since the handover in 1997, the transformation of Hong Kong’s political and socio-economic environment has eroded the conditions that supported a viable state-business alliance. This...

    Published September 1st 2014 by Routledge

  5. Towards International Government (Routledge Revivals)

    By J. A. Hobson

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1915, Towards International Government considers the consequences of war for global diplomacy and the alliance system. Hobson argues that, to reduce armaments and the possibility of another world war, an organisational structure of international government must be put into place....

    Published August 19th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Comparative Federalism and Intergovernmental Agreements

    Analyzing Australia, Canada, Germany, South Africa, Switzerland and the United States

    By Jeffrey Parker

    Series: Routledge Series in Federal Studies

    Intergovernmental agreements are an important instrument in federal systems, establishing new social programs, regulating agricultural practices, and even changing constitutions. Despite their importance, there have only been limited attempts to understand agreements in a comparative context or to...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Politics in Morocco

    Executive Monarchy and Enlightened Authoritarianism

    By Anouar Boukhars

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

    Democratization and the process of political reform is a critical issue in the contemporary Middle East and North Africa. This book looks at the situation in Morocco and examines the role of the monarchy and the relative strengths and weaknesses of the Islamic and secular/liberal groupings...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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 16th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Essential Concepts of Global Environmental Governance

    Edited by Jean-Frédéric Morin, Amandine Orsini

    Aligning global governance to the challenges of sustainability is one of the most urgent environmental issues to be addressed. This book is a timely and up-to-date compilation of the main pieces of the global environmental governance puzzle. The book is comprised of 101 entries, each defining a...

    Published July 13th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Comparing autocracies in the early Twenty-first Century

    Volume 1: Unpacking Autocracies - Explaining Similarity and Difference

    Edited by Aurel Croissant, Steffen Kailitz, Patrick Koellner, Stefan Wurster

    Series: Democratization Special Issues

    Despite the so-called Third Wave of Democratization, many autocracies have been resilient in the face of political change. Moreover, many of the transition processes that could be included in the Third Wave have reached a standstill, or, at the very least, have taken a turn for the worse,...

    Published June 17th 2014 by Routledge