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  • Decision making in the EU before and after the Lisbon Treaty

    Edited by Madeleine Hosli, Amie Kreppel, Bĕla Plechanovová, Amy Verdun

    This book aims to assess what the changes of the Treaty of Lisbon envisaged and whether these ambitions have materialised since the Treaty entered into force. It offers analyses of the past, as well as what might be the future (because some provisions will only enter into effect in the years to…

    Paperback – 2017-07-10 
    Routledge
    West European Politics

  • The Gender Politics of Domestic Violence

    Feminists Engaging the State in Central and Eastern Europe

    By Andrea Krizsán, Conny Roggeband

    What are the factors that shape domestic violence policy change and how are variable gendered meanings produced in these policies? How and when can feminists influence policy making? What conditions and policy mechanisms lead to progressive change and which ones block it or lead to reversal? The…

    Hardback – 2017-07-01 
    Routledge
    Gender and Comparative Politics

  • Seasonal Workers in Mediterranean Agriculture

    The Social Costs of Eating Fresh

    Edited by Jörg Gertel, Sarah Ruth Sippel

    Over the last three decades there has been a rapid expansion of intensive production of fresh fruit and vegetables in the Mediterranean regions of south and west Europe. Much of this depends on migrating workers for seasonal labour, including from Eastern Europe, North Africa and Latin America.…

    Paperback – 2017-06-22 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Mapping Foreign Correspondence in Europe

    Edited by Georgios Terzis

    The book studies the current trends of foreign correspondence in Europe. The EU’s expansion has had abundant effects on news coverage and some of the European capitals have become home to the biggest international press corps in world. So, who are these "professional strangers" stationed in Europe…

    Paperback – 2017-06-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in European Communication Research and Education

  • Divided Village: The Cold War in the German Borderlands

    By Jason B. Johnson

    In 1983, then-US Vice President George H.W. Bush delivered a speech in London. He had just been in West Berlin and spoke about his first visit to the Berlin Wall. Bush then went on to describe another German wall he saw after Berlin: "if anything, that wall was an even greater obscenity than its…

    Hardback – 2017-06-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern European History

  • Memories of Empire and Entry into International Society

    Views from the European periphery

    Edited by Filip Ejdus

    What is the role of memories for the expansion of international society? By drawing on the English School approach to International Relations this edited volume argues that the memories of empire and suzerainty are key to understanding sociological aspects of the expansion of anarchical society.…

    Hardback – 2017-06-09 
    Routledge
    New International Relations

  • Feminist Activism at War

    Belgrade and Zagreb Feminists in the 1990s

    By Ana Miskovska Kajevska

    This book describes, compares, explains, and contextualises the positionings, i.e. discourses and activities, which feminists in Belgrade, Serbia and Zagreb, Croatia produced in relation to the (post-)Yugoslav wars of the 1990s. Two types of positionings are analysed: those which the feminists have…

    Hardback – 2017-06-08 
    Routledge
    Gender and Comparative Politics

  • European Democracies

    9th Edition

    By Markus M. L. Crepaz

    European Democracies is an introduction to the politics and governments of Western, Central, and Eastern Europe. Organized thematically rather than country-by-country, this text examines topics such as political parties, electoral systems, the European Union, immigration, refugees and the welfare…

    Paperback – 2017-06-02 
    Routledge

  • European Social Problems

    Edited by Stuart Isaacs

    European Social Problems is the first book to examine social issues in Europe from the perspective of the social sciences. It considers many of these social problems following the UK’s ‘leave’ vote. Key topics examined here include: immigration; multiculturalism and religion; health;…

    Paperback – 2017-06-01 
    Routledge

  • China and EU

    Reform and Governance

    Edited by Jing Men, Annika Linck

    Reform and governance are of vital interest to both the People’s Republic of China and the European Union (EU). China is facing demographic and environmental challenges and has been experiencing a rapid economic transition. The social tensions arising from these challenges call for a governance…

    Hardback – 2017-05-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Asia in the World

  • Shakespeare, Italy, and Transnational Exchange

    Early Modern to the Present

    Edited by Enza De Francisci, Chris Stamatakis

    This interdisciplinary, transhistorical collection brings together international scholars from English literature, Italian studies, performance history, and comparative literature to offer new perspectives on the vibrant engagements between Shakespeare and Italian theatre, literary culture, and…

    Hardback – 2017-05-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Shakespeare

  • Making Gender Equality Happen

    Knowledge, Change and Resistance in EU Gender Mainstreaming

    By Rosalind Cavaghan

    In theory, the EU’s ‘Gender Mainstreaming’ policy should mark it out as a trail-blazer in gender equality, but gender equality activists in Europe confront a knotty problem; most civil servants and policy makers can’t understand how to ‘mainstream’ gender. Making Gender Equality Happen argues that…

    Hardback – 2017-05-11 
    Routledge
    Gender and Comparative Politics

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