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The Illusion of Accountability in the European Union

The Illusion of Accountability in the European Union

1st Edition

Edited By Sverker Gustavsson, Christer Karlsson, Thomas Persson
February 28, 2011

This book examines accountability in the EU from different perspectives and considers whether EU citizens have real opportunities for holding decision-makers accountable. This book critically analyses five arguments which claim there are sufficient means for holding decision-makers to account in ...

European Union and the Making of a Wider Northern Europe

European Union and the Making of a Wider Northern Europe

1st Edition

By Pami Aalto
February 02, 2011

This book is the first comprehensive study of how and why the European Union has enlarged to become northern Europe’s leading power. Pami Aalto presents a new approach to the under-theorized field of EU foreign policy studies, showing how, since 1990, the EU has enlarged to include Finland, ...

Fifty Years of EU-Turkey Relations A Sisyphean Story

Fifty Years of EU-Turkey Relations: A Sisyphean Story

1st Edition

Edited By Armağan Emre Çakır
December 07, 2010

The publication of this book marks the fiftieth year of Turkey’s application to the European Economic Community for associate membership, and evaluates EU-Turkey relations in a historical perspective. Examining the evolving approaches of Turkey and of the EU towards each other, the volume focuses ...

European Security and Defence Policy An Implementation Perspective

European Security and Defence Policy: An Implementation Perspective

1st Edition

Edited By Michael Merlingen, Rasa Ostrauskaite
September 30, 2010

Security and defence is the area in which the EU has advanced most in recent years. A principal element of this process is the proliferating number of military and civilian crisis management missions in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia. Clearly, Europe has come a long way since the ...

Social Democracy and European Integration The politics of preference formation

Social Democracy and European Integration: The politics of preference formation

1st Edition

Edited By Dionyssis G. Dimitrakopoulos
August 20, 2010

What kind of Europe do social democratic parties prefer? What is the origin of their preferences? Are they shaped by interests, institutions or ideas? If so, how? Why do social democratic political parties respond differently to the crucial question of the future of the European Union? While many ...

Democracy in the European Union Towards the Emergence of a Public Sphere

Democracy in the European Union: Towards the Emergence of a Public Sphere

1st Edition

Edited By Liana Giorgi, Ingmar von Homeyer, Wayne Parsons
July 30, 2010

An invaluable exploration of the concern that transfers of power to European Union institutions are producing a worrying new form of democratic deficit. While ongoing reforms of these institutions promise to render decision processes at European level more transparent and accountable, these ...

E-government in Europe Re-booting the State

E-government in Europe: Re-booting the State

1st Edition

Edited By Paul G. Nixon, Vassiliki N. Koutrakou
July 30, 2010

This book traces the development of e-government and its applications across Europe, exploring the effects of information and communication technology (ICTs) upon political action and processes. Explores a range of concepts and topics underpinning e-government in Europe: the degree to which ...

The European Union and Global Social Change A Critical Geopolitical-Economic Analysis

The European Union and Global Social Change: A Critical Geopolitical-Economic Analysis

1st Edition

By József Böröcz
June 30, 2010

This book examines just what the European Union is, in the context of the ongoing structural transformation of the global system. The author develops an integrated approach to global transformations, drawing on geopolitics, political geography, international relations, economics, economic and ...

Britain and the Balkans 1991 until the Present

Britain and the Balkans: 1991 until the Present

1st Edition

By Carole Hodge
June 10, 2010

An incisive analysis of Britain's decision-making role in the Yugoslavian conflict of the 1990s and in the formation of its successor states. Tracing the evolution of British policy from the onset of war in Croatia and Bosnia to the NATO action in Kosovo, and beyond, this major work examines ...

Women and British Party Politics Descriptive, Substantive and Symbolic Representation

Women and British Party Politics: Descriptive, Substantive and Symbolic Representation

1st Edition

By Sarah Childs
June 04, 2010

Women and British Party Politics examines the characteristics of women’s participation at the mass and elite level in contemporary British politics; as voters, party members and elected representatives respectively. It explores what this means for ideas about, and the practice of, descriptive, ...

National Parliaments within the Enlarged European Union From 'Victims' of Integration to Competitive Actors?

National Parliaments within the Enlarged European Union: From 'Victims' of Integration to Competitive Actors?

1st Edition

Edited By John O'Brennan, Tapio Raunio
June 26, 2009

This book presents a wide range of perspectives on the role of national parliaments in EU politics and policy-making. Many accounts of the role of national parliaments portray them as passive victims of European integration. This study instead examines their role within the EU policy-making process...

EU Foreign and Interior Policies Cross-Pillar Politics and the Social Construction of Sovereignty

EU Foreign and Interior Policies: Cross-Pillar Politics and the Social Construction of Sovereignty

1st Edition

By Stephen Stetter
June 08, 2009

This book offers an innovative theoretical and empirical analysis of integration in EU foreign and interior policies across the three pillars, from the Maastricht Treaty to the Treaty of Nice. The establishment of the three pillar structure with the Maastricht Treaty has been one of the key ...

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