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Macmillan Higher Education Palgrave Higher Education

Developments in European Politics

ISBN 9780230207387
Publication Date August 2006
Formats Ebook 
Publisher Palgrave

This major new text brings together new chapters by leading authorities on European politics - East and West - to provide a systematic assessment of developments in political institutions and processes, politics and society, and policy set in the context of globalization, EU enlargement and Europe's changing role on the world stage.

PAUL M. HEYWOOD is Dean of the Graduate School and Sir Francis Hill Professor of European Politics, University of Nottingham, UK.

ERIK JONES is Professor of European Studies, SAIS Bologna Centre, The Johns Hopkins University, Italy.

MARTIN RHODES is Professor of Comparative Political Economy, University of Denver, Colorado, USA. He was previously Professor of Public Policy at the European University Institute, Florence, Italy.

ULRICH SEDELMEIER is Senior Lecturer in International Relations at the London School of Economics and Political Science, UK. He was previously Associate Professor of International Relations and European Studies, Central European University, Hungary, and Marie Curie Fellow, European University Institute, Italy.

Introduction: Developments in European Politics; P.M.Heywood, E.Jones, M.Rhodes & U.Sedelmeier
PART 1: THE EUROPEAN STATE INTEGRATION & THE WORLD
Europe and the Global Challenge; E.Jones & M.Rhodes
International Politics & European States; F.Bicchi, K.E.Smith & R.Whitman
The EU Dimension in European Politics; T.A.Boerzel & U.Sedelmeier
PART 2: GOVERNMENT AND THE POLITICAL PROCESS
Power at the Centre: The Organization of Democratic Systems; K.Goetz
Political Parties; I.van Biezen & P.Mair
Elections and Representation; G.Tóka
Territorial Politics in Europe; M.Keating
PART 3: POLITICS AND SOCIETY
Political Scandals and Corruption; P.M.Heywood & I.Krastev
Anti-System Politics; C.Mudde
Organized Economic Interests: Diversity and Change in an Enlarged Europe; S.Avdagic & C.Crouch
The Judicialization of European Politics; Z.Kühn
The State and Religion; J.S.Madeley
PART 4: CHALLENGES TO THE POLICY PROCESS
European Welfare States: Diversity, Challenges and Reforms; A.Hemerijck, M.Keune & M.Rhodes
Immigration and Asylum; V.Guiraudon & E.Jileva
Organised Crime and Anti-Crime Politics; L.Paoli & C.Fijnaut
Beyond Territoriality: European Security after the Cold War; R.A.Epstein & A.Gheciu

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Reviews of Developments in European Politics
'[C]overs a wide range of topics... recommendable for both students and scholars alike, and it should be read by anyone studying developments in European politics.' - Tomas Adell, Political Studies Review
Reviews of Developments in West European Politics 2
'[A]n excellent volume...not only for undergraduates following courses in European politics, but also for their teachers.' - M.Goldsmith, Government and Policy
"[A] useful synthesis of current research in the area of European politics… contain[ing] some high quality contributions of an impressive group of contributors" - Jeannette Mak, Acta Politica
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