European Politics Catalog 2013

New & Forthcoming Titles

Political Economy

  1. Governance and Knowledge

    The Politics of Foreign Investment, Technology and Ideas

    Edited by Helge Hveem, Carl Henrik Knutsen

    Series: Routledge/GARNET series

    This book examines the politics of technology, and provides a detailed analysis of developments and debates within the European Union, international trade and governance. An important empirical contribution to the literature on the relations between politics and technology, this volume contains...

    Published April 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  2. The European Union and Multilateral Trade Governance

    The Politics of the Doha Round

    By Arlo Poletti

    Series: Routledge/GARNET series

    What role does the EU play in WTO trade negotiations? What are the implications for the EU of the expansion of the international trade agenda that has taken place in the last fifteen years? The European Union and Multilateral Trade Governance examines the EU's role in global economic governance and...

    Published January 15th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Pension Reforms in Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe

    From Post-Socialist Transition to the Global Financial Crisis

    By Igor Guardiancich

    Series: Routledge/EUI Studies in the Political Economy of the Welfare State

    This book traces and analyzes the legislation and implementation of pension reforms in four Central, Eastern and Southeastern European countries: Croatia, Hungary, Poland and Slovenia. By comparing the political economy of their policymaking processes, it seeks to pinpoint regularities between...

    Published July 18th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Politics of Segmentation

    Party Competition and Social Protection in Europe

    By Georg Picot

    Series: Routledge/EUI Studies in the Political Economy of the Welfare State

    When political parties make policy decisions they are influenced by the competition they face from other parties. This book examines how party competition and party systems affect reforms of social protection. Featuring a historical comparison of Italy and Germany post-1945, the book shows how a...

    Published January 15th 2012 by Routledge

  5. The Role of Business in the Development of the Welfare State and Labor Markets in Germany

    Containing Social Reforms

    By Thomas Paster

    Series: Routledge/EUI Studies in the Political Economy of the Welfare State

    This book assesses the role of employers in the development of welfare state and labour market institutions. Building on an in-depth analysis of Germany, a market economy known to often provide economic benefits to firms, this book explores one of the most contested issues in the comparative and...

    Published December 12th 2011 by Routledge

  6. The International Economic Crisis and the Post-Soviet States

    Edited by Valentina Feklyunina, Stephen White

    At first, it seemed as if the international financial crisis that broke out in 2008 would have little effect in Russia and the other post-Soviet states. But, by the end of the year, growth was slowing, banks were reluctant to lend, share values had collapsed and unemployment was rising inexorably....

    Published October 24th 2012 by Routledge

  7. The International Political Economy of Transition

    By Stuart Shields

    Series: RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

    Shortlisted for the 2013 BISA IPEG Book Prize, this book explores how Eastern Europe’s post-communist transition can only be understood as part of a broader interrogation of neoliberal hegemony in the global political economy, and provides a detailed historical account of the emergence of...

    Published May 16th 2012 by Routledge