European Politics Catalog 2013

New & Forthcoming Titles

Environmental Policies and Politics

  1. International Politics of the Arctic

    Coming in from the Cold

    By Peter Hough

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    This book offers a wide-ranging account of the emerging issues of international politics in the Artic, and the emerging Geopolitical debates that surround the region. In this thorough but accessible book covering environmental issues, the author examines the Geopolitics of emerging land and...

    Published May 27th 2013 by Routledge

  2. The Politics of Arctic Sovereignty

    Oil, Ice, and Inuit Governance

    By Jessica M. Shadian

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    Interest in Arctic politics is on the rise. While recent accounts of the topic place much emphasis on climate change or a new geopolitics of the region, the history of the Inuit Circumpolar Council (ICC) and Arctic politics reaches back much further in time. Drawing out the complex relationship...

    Published January 15th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Sustainable Development and Governance in Europe

    The Evolution of the Discourse on Sustainability

    Edited by Pamela M. Barnes, Thomas C. Hoerber

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    This book analyses the evolution of the sustainability discourse in the European Union, exploring the conditions necessary for sustainable development to move from a conceptual model into a model for action for strategic decision makers at all levels of governance. This book questions the extent...

    Published June 7th 2013 by Routledge

  4. The European Union as a Leader in International Climate Change Politics

    Edited by Rüdiger Wurzel, James Connelly

    Series: Routledge/UACES Contemporary European Studies

    Climate change poses one of the biggest challenges facing humankind. The European Union (EU) has developed into a leader in international climate change politics although it was originally set up as a ‘leaderless Europe’ in which decision-making powers are spread amongst EU institutional, member...

    Published May 29th 2012 by Routledge

  5. The Origins of Energy and Environmental Policy in Europe

    The Beginnings of a European Environmental Conscience

    By Thomas C. Hoerber

    Series: Environmental Politics

    This book examines the development of a European environmental conscience through successive steps of European integration in energy policy. In the 1960s-70s, the world was slowly beginning to realise that environment degradation was not sustainable. With phenomena such as acid rain, it became...

    Published November 25th 2012 by Routledge