This series provides original research in three areas of European Public Policy:
* the EU policy process and studies of particular policy areas within the EU
* national and comparative policy studies with a significant interest beyond the countries studied, and their implications for EU policy
* public policy developments in the non-EU states.
The Politics of Corporate Taxation in the European Union Knowledge and International Policy Agendas
Regions in Europe The Paradox of Power
The Franco-German Relationship in the EU
Green Parties and Politics in the European Union
Public Policy Disasters in Europe
Adjusting to Europe The Impact of the European Union on National Institutions and Policies
By Claudio Radaelli
September 26, 1997
This study explores the formation of the European Union's tax policy and asks why member states did not raise objections to it. The author's analysis is enriched by two further levels of inquiry. Firstly, he examines the 'Europeanization' of domestic tax policy in Italy and the UK, asking how ...
By Patrick Le Gales, Christian Lequesne
February 18, 1998
Regions in Europe explores the state of regional politics in an increasingly integrated Europe. It argues that the predicted rise of increased political power at the regional level has failed to materialise and is fraught with paradox. In doing so this study locates regions in relation to European ...
By Paul Teague
March 16, 1999
Paul Teague explores the macro-economic, productive and institutional pressures faced by Europe's social model and assesses a number of economic and political programmes aimed at resolving the crisis. It also considers the role of the European Union building a social dimension to the European ...
By John Peterson, Helene Sjursen
August 13, 1998
The first book to explore the EU's record as a global actor since the creation of the Common Foreign and Security Policy in 1993 within the context of the Treaty of Amsterdam and recent decisions relating to NATO and EU enlargement. The chapters focus on:* the interface between EU foreign and trade...
By Elizabeth Bomberg
March 27, 1998
Bomberg argues the 'greening' of European politics and the advancement of European integration are inextricably linked and that the EU presents a strategic dilemma to Green parties. In short, how can Greens reconcile their radical, alternative politics with the EU's mainstream, traditional ...
By William A. Maloney, Andrew McLaughlin
July 08, 2005
This book presents an analysis of some of the changes that have transformed the automobile industry in the last thirty years illustrating some of the most significant consequences of globalization. Focusing on the response of Europe's policy makers, it analyzes government-industry relations at both...
By Paul 't Hart, Pat Gray
June 26, 1998
This book considers some recent and spectacular failures in policy-making and asks what is meant by policy 'disaster', the different forms that they can take and why they have occured. These issues are explored in nine contrasting cases drawn from both the European Union and its member states. ...
By Richard Gillespie, Fernando Rodrigo, Jonathan Story
December 18, 1995
Since the death of General Franco in 1975, Spain has emerged from relative isolation to play an active role in international affairs. Membership of the European Union and Nato have been keys to Spain's new prominence, although the country has also tried to build on its traditional "special ...
By Yves Meny, Pierre Muller, Jean-Louis Quermonne
December 12, 1996
The European Union is paradoxical: it is not a state, yet it performs many traditional functions of the state. Its regulatory powers are immense but its redistributive functions are negligible; its decisions penetrate all aspects of economic and social life, yet Brussels has no local administration...
By David Levy
March 19, 2001
Europe's Digital Revolution assesses the impact of digital broadcasting on regulatory practices in Europe. The current roles and responsibilities of nation states and the EU will have to respond to rapid technological and market developments. Levy considers how these responsibilities are likely to ...
By Gerda Falkner
October 20, 1998
This book offers an analytical overview of schools of thought on European integration which offer useful insights into EU social politics. Building on this framework, the chapters then examine in detail pre-Maastricht social policy and the 'social partners', the innovations of the Treaty itself, ...