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  • The First German Theatre

    Schiller, Goethe, Kleist and Büchner in Performance

    By Michael Patterson

    First published in 1990. The book surveys of the development of German theatre from a market sideshow into an important element of cultural life and political expression. It examines Schiller as ‘theatre poet’ at Mannheim, Goethe’s work as director of the court theatre at Weimar, and then traces…

    Hardback – 2016-01-15 

  • International Intervention, Identity and Conflict Transformation

    Bridges and Walls Between Groups

    By Timea Spitka

    This book addresses the challenges of international intervention in violent conflicts and its impact on groups in conflict. When the international community intervenes in a violent internal conflict, intervening powers may harden divisions, constructing walls between groups, or they may foster…

    Hardback – 2016-01-11 
    Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution

  • The Formulation of EU Foreign Policy

    Socialization, negotiations and disaggregation of the state

    By Nicola Chelotti

    EU foreign and defence policy is largely formulated in the working parties and committees of the Council of the EU and the vast majority of decisions in this field are made by the national diplomats working in the around 35 groups of the CFSP/CSDP. Although the importance of these committees and…

    Hardback – 2016-01-05 
    Routledge/UACES Contemporary European Studies

  • Transformation and Crisis in Central and Eastern Europe

    Challenges and Prospects

    By Bruno Dallago, Steven Rosefielde

    The global financial crisis has provided an important opportunity to revisit debates about post-socialist transition and the relative success of different reform paths. This new volume from a prestigious group of scholars analyzes the resilience of post-communist Central and Eastern Europe (CEECs)…

    Hardback – 2016-01-01 
    Routledge Studies in the European Economy

  • Democratic Decision-making in the EU

    Technocracy in Disguise?

    By Anne Elizabeth Stie

    This book examines the democratic legitimacy of the European Union (EU) and evaluates the democratic credentials of the EU’s main decision-making procedure. It finds that though there is potential for democratic decision-making in the EU, the actual process is dominated by technocrats and secret…

    Paperback – 2015-12-31 
    Routledge Studies on Democratising Europe

  • Europe

    A Nietzschen Perspective

    By Stefan Elbe

    There has been a deliberative, but as yet unsuccessful, attempt by scholars and policy makers to articulate a more meaningful idea of Europe, which would enhance the legitimacy of the European Union and provide the basis for a European identity. Using a detailed analysis of the writings of…

    Paperback – 2015-12-31 

  • The Balkan Games and Balkan Politics in the Interwar Years 1929 – 1939

    Politicians in Pursuit of Peace

    By Penelope Kissoudi

    The Balkan Games resulted on the one hand from the growth of modern European sport and the unsatisfactory performances of the Balkan athletes at national and international level, and on the other hand, from a desire to bring the Balkan peoples together in peace and concord. The Games were initiated…

    Paperback – 2015-12-31 

  • The Transition to Democracy in Hungary

    Árpád Göncz and the Post-Communist Hungarian Presidency

    By Dae Soon Kim

    Unlike in other countries of Eastern Europe where the opposition to communism came in the form of single mass movements led by charismatic leaders such as Václav Havel and Lech Walesa, in Hungary the opposition was very fragmented, brought together and made effective only by the authoritative,…

    Paperback – 2015-12-28 
    BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

  • The Politics of Slovakia

    Voters, Parties and Democracy 1989-2004

    By Karen Henderson

    This book presents detailed factual information about the Slovak political scene and explains the underlying domestic political dynamics in the Slovak Republic, which became an internationally recognized entity at the beginning of 1993. Slovakia is the least familiar of the 'Visegrad Four' states,…

    Hardback – 2015-12-25 
    Routledge Advances in European Politics

  • European Identity Revisited

    New approaches and recent empirical evidence

    Edited by Viktoria Kaina, Ireneusz Pawel Karolewski, Sebastian Kuhn

    It has been argued that the emergence of a European collective identity would help overcome growing disparity caused by the increasing diversity of today’s European Union, with 28 member states and more than 500 million people. Research on European integration is facing the pressing question of…

    Hardback – 2015-12-21 
    Critical European Studies

  • Beyond the Internet

    Unplugging the Protest Movement Wave

    Edited by Rita Figueiras, Paula do Espírito Santo

    The western economic and financial crisis began with the collapse of Lehman Brothers in 2008 and led the European Union countries into recession. After this, governments started to implement austerity measures, such as cuts in public spending, including public subsidies and jobs, and rising prices.…

    Hardback – 2015-12-21 
    Routledge Studies in Global Information, Politics and Society

  • The United States and Turkey's Path to Europe

    Hands across the Table

    By Armağan Emre Çakır

    Turkey’s relations with the European Union is one of the most enigmatic topics in the European Studies literature. This country, kept at bay by Europeans for centuries, once came unexpectedly close to full-membership. The progress Turkey recorded in its European quest is difficult to account for…

    Hardback – 2015-12-21 
    Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

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