This series seeks to bring together some of the finest edited works on European Public Policy. Reprinting from Special Issues of the Journal of European Public Policy, the focus is on using a wide range of social sciences approaches, both qualitative and quantitative, to gain a comprehensive and definitive understanding of Public Policy in Europe.
Ideologies and the European Union
The Brexit Policy Fiasco
The Politics and Economics of Brexit
Strategic Responses to Domestic Contestation The EU Between Politicisation and Depoliticisation
Edited By Sara B. Hobolt, Toni Rodon
June 30, 2021
This book examines how Europe-wide issues – such as immigration, cross-national redistribution and further European integration – have reshaped electoral democracy and party competition across Europe. After decades of scholars and commentators bemoaning the limited politicization of the ...
Edited By Carlo Invernizzi Accetti, Jonathan White
February 23, 2021
This volume examines what the concept of ideology can add to our understanding of the European Union, and the way in which the process of European integration has inflected the ideological battles that define contemporary European politics, both nationally and transnationally. Contemporary debates ...
Edited By Jeremy Richardson, Berthold Rittberger
May 13, 2021
This volume attempts to examine the many possible causes of Brexit. The conceptual 'peg' on which the volume hangs is that, irrespective of one's views on whether Britain's exit from the EU was a good or a bad thing, Brexit can justifiably be seen as yet another example of a British policy fiasco. ...
Edited By Simon Bulmer, Lucia Quaglia
October 17, 2018
The British referendum on continuing membership of the European Union (EU) in June 2016 represented a turning point in the relationship between the United Kingdom (UK) and the EU. This book investigates the implications of Brexit for the EU and the UK, placing this assessment in the context of the ...
Edited By Edoardo Bressanelli, Christel Koop, Christine Reh
April 13, 2021
How have EU-level actors responded to the increase in salience and contestation across the member states? This volume explores and explains the actors’ strategic responses and emphasises that domestic pressure has triggered both depoliticisation and politicisation. Long gone are the times when EU ...
Edited By Emiliano Grossman
January 10, 2019
The character of international trade has changed dramatically over the past twenty years. Previously published as a special issue of The Journal of European Public Policy, this volume provides a ‘state of the art’ study of the new trade politics....
Edited By Eva Thomann, Fritz Sager
June 30, 2020
Multi-level governance systems like the European Union (EU) calibrate integration with member state discretion in order to implement common, yet context-sensitive solutions to shared policy problems. Research on implementation in the EU typically focuses on legal compliance with EU policy. However,...
Edited By Jonathan Zeitlin, Francesco Nicoli
November 25, 2019
The European Union beyond the Polycrisis? explores the political dynamics of multiple crises faced by the EU, both at European level and within the member states. In so doing, it provides a state-of-the-art overview of current research on the relationship between politicization and European ...
Edited By Susanne K. Schmidt, Michael Blauberger, Dorte Sindbjerg Martinsen
December 03, 2018
The European Union’s (EU) fundamental principles on free movement of persons and non-discrimination have long challenged the traditional closure of the welfare state. Although EU-wide free movement and national welfare appeared largely unproblematic before Eastern enlargement, the increased ...
Edited By Anke Hassel, Tobias Wiß
November 06, 2019
The Political Economy of Pension Financialisation addresses – for numerous countries – how and why pension reforms have come to rely more on financial markets, how public policy reacted to financial crises, and regulatory variation. The book demonstrates how the process of pension financialisation...
Edited By Carsten Daugbjerg, Peter H. Feindt
May 07, 2020
Western democratic welfare states often featured sectoral governance arrangements where governments negotiated policy with sectoral elites, based on shared ideas and exclusive institutional arrangements. Food and agriculture policy is widely considered an extreme case of compartmentalized and ‘...
Edited By Marius R. Busemeyer, Caroline de la Porte, Julian L. Garritzmann, Emmanuele Pavolini
August 14, 2018
Social investment is part of a strategy to modernize the European welfare states by focusing on human resource development throughout the life-course, while ensuring financial sustainability. The last decades have seen cost containment in areas such as pensions and health care, but also expansion ...