This series seeks to bring together some of the finest edited works on European Public Policy. Reprinting from Special Issues of the Journal of European Public Policy, the focus is on using a wide range of social sciences approaches, both qualitative and quantitative, to gain a comprehensive and definitive understanding of Public Policy in Europe.
Federal Challenges and Challenges to Federalism
Ideas, Political Power, and Public Policy
The Politics and Economics of Brexit
Fiascos in Public Policy and Foreign Policy
Governance by International Public Administrations: Bureaucratic Influence and Global Public Policies
The European Union: Integration and Enlargement
EU Socio-Economic Governance since the Crisis: The European Semester in Theory and Practice
John Erik Fossum, Markus Jachtenfuchs
February 14, 2019
Discussing what we may learn from thinking about the EU in federal terms represents a two-fold challenge. It is on the one hand a matter of establishing ‘how federal’ the EU is (the EU’s federal challenge). On the other, the EU has federal features but is not a state, thus raising the question of...
January 10, 2019
The character of international trade has changed dramatically over the past twenty years. Previously published as a special issue of The Journal of European Public Policy, this volume provides a ‘state of the art’ study of the new trade politics....
Daniel Beland, Martin B. Carstensen, Leonard Seabrooke
January 08, 2019
Through the last couple of decades, scholars on both sides of the Atlantic have increasingly emphasized the importance of political ideas in understanding processes of change and stability in politics and public policy. Yet, surprisingly, relatively little has been done to more clearly and...
Susanne K. Schmidt, Michael Blauberger, Dorte Sindbjerg Martinsen
December 05, 2018
The European Union’s (EU) fundamental principles on free movement of persons and non-discrimination have long challenged the traditional closure of the welfare state. Although EU-wide free movement and national welfare appeared largely unproblematic before Eastern enlargement, the increased...
Simon Bulmer, Lucia Quaglia
October 23, 2018
The British referendum on continuing membership of the European Union (EU) in June 2016 represented a turning point in the relationship between the United Kingdom (UK) and the EU. This book investigates the implications of Brexit for the EU and the UK, placing this assessment in the context of the...
Kai Oppermann, Alexander Spencer
October 18, 2018
The collection brings together scholars from Public Policy and Foreign Policy to address the theme of policy fiascos. So far research on failure and fiascos in both Public Policy and Foreign Policy has existed independent of each other with very little communication between the two sub-disciplines....
Christoph Knill, Michael W. Bauer
September 27, 2018
As the demand and necessity for greater international and transnational cooperation increase, the bureaucratic bodies of international organizations are receiving ever more scholarly attention. However, the relevance of International Public Administrations (IPAs) for global policy-making remains...
R. Daniel Kelemen, Anand Menon, Jonathan Slapin
September 10, 2018
This book explores one of the central challenges facing the EU today – how to reconcile enlargement with the pursuit of a stronger and more effective European Union. While the relationship between widening and deepening has been recognized for years as one of the big questions in the field of...
Marius R. Busemeyer, Caroline de la Porte, Julian L. Garritzmann, Emmanuele Pavolini
August 29, 2018
Social investment is part of a strategy to modernize the European welfare states by focusing on human resource development throughout the life-course, while ensuring financial sustainability. The last decades have seen cost containment in areas such as pensions and health care, but also expansion...
Jonathan Zeitlin, Amy C Verdun
June 08, 2018
This book is the first to be dedicated entirely to the European Semester -- a new framework for policy coordination across European Union (EU) member states. The Semester represents a major advancement in EU governance. Created in 2010 in the wake of the financial and sovereign debt crises and...
Carsten Daugbjerg, Peter H. Feindt
May 28, 2018
Western democratic welfare states often featured sectoral governance arrangements where governments negotiated policy with sectoral elites, based on shared ideas and exclusive institutional arrangements. Food and agriculture policy is widely considered an extreme case of compartmentalized and ‘...
Eva Thomann, Fritz Sager
April 18, 2018
Multi-level governance systems like the European Union (EU) calibrate integration with member state discretion in order to implement common, yet context-sensitive solutions to shared policy problems. Research on implementation in the EU typically focuses on legal compliance with EU policy. However,...