European Politics Catalog 2013

New & Forthcoming Titles

European Politics: Government Studies

  1. 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 5th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Cosmopolitan Government in Europe

    Citizens and Entrepreneurs in Postnational Politics

    By Owen Parker

    Series: Interventions

    The invocation of ‘the market’ has been omnipresent in media discussions of ‘crisis Europe’. On the one hand, ‘the market’ is presented as that to which EU member states must collectively respond. It is the very purpose of a post-national government and that which dictates individual and collective...

    Published August 8th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Parliamentary Roles in Modern Legislatures

    Edited by Magnus Blomgren, Olivier Rozenberg

    Series: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

    This book gathers the most influential authors on role research and legislative studies to examine the different roles that MPs are playing in modern-day legislatures. It provides a comprehensive and critical overview of current research on legislative roles, summarises previous research, presents...

    Published February 6th 2012 by Routledge

  4. The Second Tier of Local Government in Europe

    Provinces, Counties, Départements and Landkreise in Comparison

    Edited by Hubert Heinelt, Xavier Bertrana

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    This book takes a comparative approach to local government across 14 European countries, looking at processes of decentralisation, regionalisation and reforms of local government. Examining second levels of government, such as UK Counties, French Départements, Italian and Spanish Provinces, and...

    Published December 13th 2011 by Routledge