European Politics Catalog 2013

New & Forthcoming Titles

Welcome to the European Politics Catalog 2013

This catalog contains key textbooks, cutting edge research and titles for professionals, from new and established authors. From key research on vital topics, to textbooks for undergraduate and postgraduate courses, you will find whatever you need to further your own research or professional interests, challenge your students, and provide essential reference materials for your institutional library.

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A small selection of our key titles include:
 
  1. Routledge Handbook on the European Union and International Institutions

    Performance, Policy, Power

    Edited by Knud Erik Jørgensen, Katie Verlin Laatikainen

    While the EU has championed "effective multilateralism" and experienced a dramatic internal reform process to improve its performance in external relations, broader multilateral processes have also undergone dramatic change. This handbook addresses the increasingly contested issue of profound...

    Published November 18th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Democracy Promotion in the EU’s Neighbourhood

    From Leverage to Governance?

    Edited by Sandra Lavenex, Frank Schimmelfennig

    Series: Democratization Special Issues

    EU external democracy promotion has traditionally been based on ‘linkage’, i.e. bottom-up support for democratic forces in third countries, and ‘leverage’, i.e. the top-down inducement of political elites towards democratic reforms through political conditionality. The advent of the European...

    Published July 9th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Agency Governance in the EU

    Edited by Berthold Rittberger, Arndt Wonka

    Series: Journal of European Public Policy Special Issues as Books

    The rapid proliferation of EU agencies represents one of the most significant changes to the EU’s organisational set-up in past decades. At the same time, this development has significantly affected regulatory policy-making in the EU. This volume assembles the most renowned scholars in the field to...

    Published February 14th 2012 by Routledge

  4. The Council of Europe

    Structure, History and Issues in European Politics

    By Martyn Bond

    Series: Global Institutions

    The book provides a succinct and much needed introduction to the Council of Europe from its foundation through the early conventions on human rights and culture to its expansion into the fields of social affairs, environment and education. Founded in 1949 within a month of NATO, the Council of...

    Published November 24th 2011 by Routledge

  5. The Origins & Development of the European Union 1945-2008

    A History of European Integration, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Martin Dedman

    The new edition of this accessible introduction to the history of the European Union (EU) has been fully revised and updated to reflect the significant changes within the EU over the past decade. Revealing the politics beneath the surface, national rivalries and changing positions behind events,...

    Published August 24th 2009 by Routledge

  6. Routledge Handbook of European Elections

    Edited by Donatella M. Viola

    This Handbook is a comprehensive reference guide to the European Parliamentary Elections. The opening section analyzes the European Parliament’s evolution, profile and political dynamics while the rest of the Handbook focuses on an analysis of Euro-elections in all EU member states. Each of the...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Coalition Government and Party Mandate

    How Coalition Agreements Constrain Ministerial Action

    By Catherine Moury

    Series: Routledge Research on Social and Political Elites

    Which kind of decisions are passed by Cabinet in coalition governments? What motivates ministerial action? How much leeway do coalition parties give their governmental representatives? This book focuses on a comparative study of ministerial behaviour in Germany, Belgium, Italy and the Netherlands....

    Published September 6th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Contemporary European Politics

    A Comparative Introduction

    By José Magone

    In this important new introductory textbook, José Magone provides an accessible and comprehensive introduction to contemporary European politics. The unification of the European continent since the Fall of the Berlin wall in 1989 and the collapse of communist regimes in Central and Eastern Europe...

    Published August 25th 2010 by Routledge