European Politics Catalog 2013

New & Forthcoming Titles

European Union Governance

  1. 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

  2. The Politics of the Lisbon Agenda

    Governance Architectures And Domestic Usages Of Europe

    Edited by Susana Borras, Claudio M. Radaelli

    Series: Journal of European Public Policy Special Issues as Books

    In the year 2000, in Lisbon, the European Union launched an agenda for growth, jobs, sustainability and competiveness with a ten-year target. In 2010, the agenda was re-launched with different specific objectives but with the same final goals. Why do the European Union leaders engage with these...

    Published September 12th 2011 by Routledge

  3. The Power of the European Court of Justice

    Edited by Susanne K. Schmidt, R. Daniel Kelemen

    Series: Journal of European Public Policy Special Issues as Books

    The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has played a vital role in promoting the process of European integration. In recent years, however, the expansion of EU law has led it to impact ever more politically sensitive issues, and controversial ECJ judgments have elicited unprecedented levels of...

    Published October 16th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Understanding Electoral Reform

    Edited by Reuven Y. Hazan, Monique Leyenaar

    Series: West European Politics

    The field of elections and electoral systems, and particularly electoral reform, has exhibited tremendous growth and cross-national appeal over the last two decades. However, beyond an increased knowledge of voting rules and their consequences for political representation, little attention has been...

    Published November 10th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Accountability and European Governance

    Edited by Deirdre Curtin, Peter Mair, Yannis Papadopoulos

    Series: West European Politics

    In recent years there has been a considerable effort in some transnational organizations and institutions to confront a crisis of legitimacy by promising more accountability and openness. This volume takes as its central focus the role of accountability in democratic governance, and attempts to...

    Published October 20th 2011 by Routledge