European Politics Catalog 2013

New & Forthcoming Titles

European Politics

  1. 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

  2. Ageing Populations in Post-Industrial Democracies

    Comparative Studies of Policies and Politics

    Edited by Pieter Vanhuysse, Achim Goerres

    Series: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

    Most advanced democracies are currently experiencing accelerated population ageing, which fundamentally changes not just their demographic composition; it can also be expected to have far-reaching political and policy consequences. This volume brings together an expert set of scholars from Europe...

    Published October 3rd 2011 by Routledge

  3. Ethnic Diversity and the Nation State

    National Cultural Autonomy Revisited

    By David J. Smith, John Hiden

    Series: Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

    This book explores a largely forgotten legacy of multicultural political thought and practice from within Eastern Europe and examines its relevance to post-Cold War debates on state and nationhood. Featuring a Preface by former UK Home Secretary Charles Clarke, it weaves theory and practice to...

    Published April 16th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Non-Great Powers in International Politics

    The English School and Nordic Internationalism

    By Annika Bergman-Rosamond

    Series: New International Relations

    This book develops a theoretical framework drawn from the English School of international theory to explore the contribution of non-great powers within the international society of states. In doing so the author asks whether the analysis of such actors as well as their distinct contributions to...

    To Be Published January 30th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Paying Our High Public Officials

    Evaluating the Political Justifications of Top Wages in the Public Sector

    By Teun J. Dekker

    Series: Routledge Research in Public Administration and Public Policy

    In almost every liberal democratic society, an issue that is a topic of constant and passionate public discussion is how much that country’s ministers, legislators, senior civil servants, and senior judges should be paid. Nor is this surprising; the issue has considerable voyeuristic appeal,...

    Published December 11th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Securitization of Property Squatting in Europe

    By Mary Manjikian

    Series: Routledge Research in Urban Politics and Policy

    Housing is no longer about having a place to live – but about state pressures to conform, norms and policies regarding citizenship, and practices of surveillance and security. Breaking new ground in the field of urban politics and international relations, Securitization of Property Squatting in...

    Published March 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  7. The Changing Face of European Identity

    A Seven-Nation Study of (Supra)National Attachments

    Edited by Richard Robyn

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    Drawing upon systematic research using Q Methodology in seven countries - Denmark, France, Germany, the United Kingdom, Italy, Netherlands and Sweden - this volume presents the results of the most extensive effort yet at cross-cultural, subjective assessment of national and supranational identity....

    Published June 21st 2012 by Routledge

  8. The Cultural Politics of Europe

    European Capitals of Culture and European Union since the 1980s

    Edited by Kiran Klaus Patel

    Series: Routledge/UACES Contemporary European Studies

    Culture is one of the most complex and contested fields of European integration. This book analyzes EU cultural politics since their emergence in the 1980s with a particular focus on the European Capital of Culture program, the flagship of EU cultural policy. It discusses both the central as well...

    Published December 11th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Bureaucrats as Law-makers

    Committee decision-making in the EU Council of Ministers

    By Frank M. Häge

    Series: Routledge/UACES Contemporary European Studies

    The Council of Ministers is one of the most powerful institutions of the European Union (EU) and plays a major role in the European policy-making process. Drawing on formal theory and combining quantitative and qualitative methods in an innovative fashion, this book provides novel insights into the...

    Published July 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  10. The European Union and South East Europe

    The Dynamics of Europeanization and Multilevel Governance

    By Andrew Geddes, Charles Lees, Andrew Taylor

    Series: Routledge/UACES Contemporary European Studies

    This book explores the interaction of the EU in Greece, Slovenia, Croatia, and Macedonia in three key policy sectors – cohesion, border managements and the environment – and assesses the degree to which the European Union’s engagement with the democracies of South East Europe has promoted...

    Published July 5th 2012 by Routledge

  11. Refugees, Security and the European Union

    By Sarah Leonard, Christian Kaunert

    Series: Routledge/UACES Contemporary European Studies

    Asylum and migration are amongst the most contentious political issues in Europe and it has been argued that migrants and asylum-seekers have been securitized in the EU and socially constructed as security threats. This book analyses the extent and the modalities of the securitization of...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  12. Europeanization and the European Economic Area

    Iceland's Participation in the EU's Policy Process

    By Johanna Jonsdottir

    Series: Routledge/UACES Contemporary European Studies

    This book examines Europeanization in the European Economic Area (EEA), exploring whether non-member states can have an input into EU decision-making and whether the EU can successfully export its policies within the framework of the EEA. Iceland, Norway and Liechtenstein, while not EU member...

    Published December 12th 2012 by Routledge

  13. The Multicultural Dilemma

    Migration, Ethnic Politics, and State Intermediation

    Edited by Michelle Williams

    This work seeks to explore the contemporary challenge of government in multicultural societies, drawing together a wide range of contributors to examine how ethnic difference could better understood and mediated by modern nation states. Divided into three sections, the book centres round the notion...

    Published November 18th 2012 by Routledge

  14. International Politics and National Political Regimes

    Promoting Democracy – Promoting Autocracy

    Edited by Peter Burnell, Oliver Schlumberger

    There is much speculation about whether democracy is still advancing around the world and the influence that leading authoritarian or semi-authoritarian regimes such as Russia are starting to have on the trends. This collection assesses global trends in democratisation, reviews the condition of...

    Published December 4th 2011 by Routledge

  15. Denmark and the European Union

    Edited by Lee Miles, Anders Wivel

    Series: Europe and the Nation State

    This book offers an accessible, coherent and comprehensive analysis of the recent, contemporary and future challenges and possibilities facing Denmark in the European integration process. The book traces the formal as well as the informal ways of influence and adaptation in Denmark’s relations...

    Published July 17th 2013 by Routledge

  16. Switzerland and the European Union

    A Close, Contradictory and Misunderstood Relationship

    Edited by Clive H. Church

    Series: Europe and the Nation State

    Despite its geographical centrality and its considerable economic involvement in Europe, Switzerland remains unusual in that it is neither a member of the European Union or the European Economic Area. At a time when the Union is both expanding and seeking to develop its integration, the country...

    Published December 13th 2011 by Routledge

  17. Europeanization and Domestic Policy Change

    The Case of Italy

    By Paolo R. Graziano

    Series: Europe and the Nation State

    This book examines the impact of Europeanization on the domestic politics of EU member states, focussing on agricultural policy, cohesion policy and employment policy with a detailed comparative case study on Italy. Though a founding member, Italy has often had an uneasy relationship with the EU...

    Published November 15th 2012 by Routledge