Eastern European Politics Products

  • The Polish Crisis and Relations with Eastern Europe, 1979-1982

    Documents on British Policy Overseas, Series III, Volume X

    Edited by Isabelle Tombs, Richard Smith

    This volume presents a collection of diplomatic documents describing Britain’s relations with Eastern Europe from 1979 to 1982, with special focus on the crisis in Poland. After coming to power in 1979, the Conservative Government of Margaret Thatcher reaffirmed a policy of ‘differentiation’…

    Hardback – 2017-03-06 
    Routledge
    Whitehall Histories

  • Racial Cities

    Governance and the Segregation of Romani People in Urban Europe

    By Giovanni Picker

    Going beyond race-blind approaches to spatial segregation in Europe, Racial Cities argues that race is the logic through which stigmatized and segregated "Gypsy urban areas" have emerged and persisted in post-WWII Europe. Building on nearly a decade of ethnographic and historical research in…

    Hardback – 2017-03-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Non-territorial Autonomy in Divided Societies

    Comparative Perspectives

    Edited by John Coakley

    Non-territorial autonomy is an unusual method of government based on the notion of the devolution of power to entities within the state which exercise jurisdiction over a population defined by personal features (such as opting for a particular ethnic nationality) rather than by geographical…

    Hardback – 2017-02-17 
    Routledge
    Association for the Study of Nationalities

  • The Optimum Imperative: Czech Architecture for the Socialist Lifestyle, 1938-1968

    By Ana Miljacki

    The Optimum Imperative examines architecture’s multiple entanglements within the problem of Socialist lifestyle in postwar Czechoslovakia. Situated in the period loosely bracketed by the signing of the Munich accords in 1938, which affected Czechoslovakia’s entrance into World War II, and the…

    Hardback – 2017-02-03 
    Routledge
    Architext

  • Promoting National Priorities in EU Foreign Policy

    The Czech Republic’s Foreign Policy in the EU

    By Tomas Weiss

    How do smaller member states promote their interests in EU foreign policy and external relations? EU membership can be seen to affect member states’ foreign policy in two ways, either by restricting national policies or empowering states in a challenging global environment. There is a general…

    Hardback – 2017-02-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in European Politics

  • Democratizing Central and Eastern Europe

    Successes and failures of the European Union

    By Luca Tomini

    At first, it was believed that accession to the EU would have a positive effect on the process of democratization in former communist countries. However, over time it became clear that difficulties with the democratic system endured in a number of these countries. This book reconsiders the results…

    Paperback – 2017-01-26 
    Routledge
    Democratization Studies

  • Party Organization and Electoral Volatility in Central and Eastern Europe

    Enhancing voter loyalty

    By Sergiu Gherghina

    Political parties in post-communist countries have very high levels of electoral volatility. In these environments, political factions fail to establish long-term connections with the electorate and thus regularly rise and fall from the political arena. This book provides an organizational…

    Paperback – 2017-01-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

  • The EU and Russia in Their 'Contested Neighbourhood'

    Multiple External Influences, Policy Transfer and Domestic Change

    By Laure Delcour

    The literature on the European Union influence’s in its Eastern neighbourhood has tended to focus on EU-level policies and prioritize EU-related variables. This book seeks to overcome this EU-centric approach by connecting EU policy transfer to the domestic and regional environment in which it…

    Hardback – 2017-01-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in European Foreign Policy

  • Models of Democracy in Nordic and Baltic Europe

    Political Institutions and Discourse

    Edited by Nicholas Aylott

    This book explores the ways in which representative democracy works in two neighbouring collections of European states: the Nordic (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden) and the Baltic (Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania). Starting from a Nordic vantage point, contributors explore the extent to…

    Paperback – 2017-01-09 
    Routledge
    The Nordic Experience

  • Transforming the Transformation?

    The East European Radical Right in the Political Process

    By Michael Minkenberg

    Transforming the transformation? The East European Radical Right in the Political Process examines the significance of radical right parties, along with other organizations, in terms of their involvement in the political process of new democracies. This groundbreaking study highlights firstly the…

    Paperback – 2016-12-31 
    Routledge
    Extremism and Democracy

  • Ethnic Conflict in Asymmetric Federations

    Comparative Experience of the Former Soviet and Yugoslav Regions

    By Gorana Grgić

    In the last years of their existence, the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) and the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (SFRY) found themselves facing a similar and very grim state of affairs. After their disintegration, the former Yugoslav republics spiralled into a set of ethnic…

    Hardback – 2016-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Federalism and Decentralization

  • The Populist Radical Right in Central and Eastern Europe

    Ideology, impact, and electoral performance

    By Andrea Pirro

    Often neglected in the study of far right organisations, post-communist Europe recently witnessed the rise and fall of a number of populist radical right parties. The Populist Radical Right in Central and Eastern Europe is the first comparative study to focus on the ideology, impact, and electoral…

    Paperback – 2016-12-19 
    Routledge
    Extremism and Democracy

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