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.
Federal Challenges and Challenges to Federalism
EU Socio-Economic Governance since the Crisis The European Semester in Theory and Practice
Fiascos in Public Policy and Foreign Policy
Political Budgeting Across Europe
Governance by International Public Administrations Bureaucratic Influence and Global Public Policies
The European Union: Integration and Enlargement
Ideas, Political Power, and Public Policy
By John Erik Fossum, Markus Jachtenfuchs
February 14, 2019
Discussing what we may learn from thinking about the EU in federal terms represents a two-fold challenge. It is on the one hand a matter of establishing ‘how federal’ the EU is (the EU’s federal challenge). On the other, the EU has federal features but is not a state, thus raising the question of ...
By Jonathan Zeitlin, Amy C Verdun
April 20, 2018
This book is the first to be dedicated entirely to the European Semester -- a new framework for policy coordination across European Union (EU) member states. The Semester represents a major advancement in EU governance. Created in 2010 in the wake of the financial and sovereign debt crises and ...
By Kai Oppermann, Alexander Spencer
October 18, 2018
The collection brings together scholars from Public Policy and Foreign Policy to address the theme of policy fiascos. So far research on failure and fiascos in both Public Policy and Foreign Policy has existed independent of each other with very little communication between the two sub-disciplines....
By Christian Breunig, Christine S. Lipsmeyer, Guy D. Whitten
November 16, 2017
Budgeting is a key aspect of governmental behaviour. Research on budgeting has taken various theoretical and methodological approaches, and these differences have prevented scholars from discussing their common topic. In this collection, we have gathered a group of prominent scholars to explore the...
By Christoph Knill, Michael W. Bauer
September 27, 2018
As the demand and necessity for greater international and transnational cooperation increase, the bureaucratic bodies of international organizations are receiving ever more scholarly attention. However, the relevance of International Public Administrations (IPAs) for global policy-making remains ...
By Alasdair Young
March 15, 2017
The cutting-edge contributions to this book analyse different facets of the European Union (EU): closer integration among the member states, policymaking within a ‘normal’ political system, and the implications of European integration for its member states. This book also considers whether the ...
By R. Daniel Kelemen, Anand Menon, Jonathan Slapin
September 10, 2018
This book explores one of the central challenges facing the EU today – how to reconcile enlargement with the pursuit of a stronger and more effective European Union. While the relationship between widening and deepening has been recognized for years as one of the big questions in the field of ...
By Daniel Beland, Martin B. Carstensen, Leonard Seabrooke
January 08, 2018
Through the last couple of decades, scholars on both sides of the Atlantic have increasingly emphasized the importance of political ideas in understanding processes of change and stability in politics and public policy. Yet, surprisingly, relatively little has been done to more clearly and ...
By Alasdair Young
January 12, 2018
The European Union is often depicted as a dominant global regulator. The purpose of this volume is to move beyond establishing that the EU influences global regulation towards an emphasis on the conditions with which it exerts that influence. Toward that end, it focuses on the EU's active ...
By Tanja Börzel, Antoaneta L. Dimitrova, Frank Schimmelfennig
October 26, 2017
The effects of the Eastern enlargement, the biggest so far, are still felt across the European Union (EU). Many warned the EU was about to overreach the limits of its integration capacity. More than a decade later, this book presents a broad-based and systematic evaluation of the 2004–2007’s ...
By Mads Dagnis Jensen, Christel Koop, Michaël Tatham
March 29, 2017
The last decades have witnessed a significant shift in policy competencies away from central governments in Europe. The reallocation of competencies spans over three dimensions: upwards, sideways, and downwards. This collection takes the dispersion of powers as a starting point and seeks to assess ...
By Benjamin Leruth, Christopher Lord
June 16, 2017
The notion of Differentiated Integration is increasingly used in the literature on European integration. Often employed interchangeably with the notion of "flexible integration, diverging views on its nature have led to the emergence of various definitions and, to some extent, a semantic confusion....