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.
Legislative Codecision in the European Union: Experience over Twenty Years and Implications
Frameworks of the European Union's Policy Process: Competition and Complementarity across the Theoretical Divide
Economic Patriotism in Open Economies
International Influence Beyond Conditionality: Postcommunist Europe after EU enlargement
Europe and the Management of Globalization
The Representative Turn in EU Studies
Anne Rasmussen, Charlotte Burns, Christine Reh
September 04, 2015
This volume takes stock of twenty years of practising and studying codecision in the European Union (EU) and examines the procedure’s long-term implications for the EU’s institutions, politics and policies. The introduction of co-legislation between the Council of Ministers and the European...
September 04, 2015
The book advances the state of the European Union’s policy theory by taking stock of seven promising frameworks of the policy process, systematically comparing their limitations and strengths, and offering a strategy to develop robust research agendas. Frameworks may constitute competing policy...
Ben Clift, Cornelia Woll
July 23, 2015
The recent financial crisis has demonstrated that governments continuously seek to steer their economies rather than leaving them to free markets. Despite the ambitions of international economic cooperation, such interventionism is decidedly local. Some politicians even proudly evoke "economic...
October 29, 2014
In the years leading up the global financial crisis, the European Union (EU) had emerged as a central actor in global financial governance, almost rivalling the United States in influence. While the USA and the EU continue to dominate financial rule setting in the post-crisis world, the context in...
Richard Deeg, Gregory Jackson
September 22, 2014
The volume analyzes the long-term trajectories of change in the capitalist models of the UK, Germany, Sweden, France, Italy, Hungary, Slovakia, and the United States. The case studies identify critical junctures and key periods of change in order to show how institutions are shaped by different...
Rachel A. Epstein, Ulrich Sedelmeier
December 12, 2013
The European Union’s (EU) membership conditionality has been perceived as a highly effective means of influence on non-member states in the run-up to the 2004 and 2007 enlargements. According to the incentive-based explanation that dominates the literature, conditionality has been particularly...
Wade Jacoby, Sophie Meunier
October 19, 2013
European politicians often speak of their efforts to 'manage globalization.' At one level, this is merely a rhetorical device to make globalization more palatable to citizens and prove that policy-makers are still firmly in control of their country’s fate. This volume argues that the advocacy of...
Sandra Kröger, Dawid Friedrich
August 08, 2013
After the participative and deliberative turns in both democratic theory and EU studies, we are currently witnessing a ‘representative turn’ to which this volume contributes by addressing the relation between representation and democracy in the EU. Although in the Lisbon Treaty the EU conceives...
Bjorn Lindberg, Anne Rasmussen, Andreas Warntjen
June 01, 2013
At the national level, political parties play an important role in making representative democracy work. They help to aggregate and communicate policy preferences, link decision-making between different legislative bodies and hold politicians accountable. In the European Union, however, the...
Andreas Dür, Manfred Elsig
May 31, 2013
The European Union is a key actor in international economic governance. Through its foreign economic policies it plays a central role in the negotiation of international trade agreements, the global regulation of the financial services sector, and the provision of aid to developing countries. This...
David Howarth, Tal Sadeh
April 15, 2013
Progress in European market integration over the past two decades has come at the expense of growing flexibility, or differentiation, in the laws that govern the Single Market (SM) as well as the way that these laws are implemented. This volume examines how the completion of the SM has been held...
Peter Mair, Jacques Thomassen
March 11, 2013
This book confronts and discusses different conceptions of political representation with respect to their application to the system of multi-level governance in the European Union. Political representation is an essentially contested concept. Its meaning has evolved with the development of...