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- Princeton University Press 2012; US$ 19.95
Has Europe's extraordinary postwar recovery limped to an end? It would seem so. The United Kingdom, Belgium, France, Italy, and former Soviet Bloc countries have experienced ethnic or religious disturbances, sometimes violent. Greece, Ireland, and Spain are menaced by financial crises. And the euro is in trouble. In The End of the West , David Marquand,... more...
- Penguin Group US 2007; US$ 15.00
A revelatory look at what happens when political Islam collides with the secular West Ian Buruma 's Murder in Amsterdam is a masterpiece of investigative journalism, a book with the intimacy and narrative control of a crime novel and the analytical brilliance for which Buruma is renowned. On a cold November day in Amsterdam in 2004, the celebrated... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2015; US$ 35.00
Is the European crisis over? By no means, according to economist and journalist Carlo Bastasin. In fact, the problems that developed between 2008 and 2011?described in the first edition of Saving Europe?have grown more insidious. The crisis originated when national governments failed to act openly and responsibly, putting in jeopardy not only their... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 49.95
A clear, accessible introduction to the institutional regimes of 15 countries in western Europe, by an outstanding team of leading European political scientists. Each chapter is devoted either to a single country or to a small group of countries, allowing students to draw sophisticated comparisons of their political parties, electoral systems, and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 61.95
The debate over European integration is a central issue in the study of contemporary Europe. This book seeks to guide the student through the most important of the integration theories and academic literature on this vital topic. The reader starts with an expansive and wide ranging introductory essay which offers a clear overview and analysis of the... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 150.00
This major comparative study examines the challenges that the countries of postcommunist Central and Eastern Europe have faced in securing democratic control of their armed forces and establishing civilian control of defence policy. This book explores how the interaction of the common challenges of postcommunism and the diverse circumstances of individual... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2006; US$ 15.95
The struggle for the soul of Europe today is every bit as dire and consequential as it was in the 1930s. Then, in Weimar, Germany, the center did not hold, and the light of civilization nearly went out. Today, the continent has entered yet another ?Weimar moment.? Will Europeans rise to the challenge posed by radical Islam, or will they cave in once... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2009; US$ 12.99
There is much heated rhetoric about the widening gulf between Europe and America. According to the American right, Europeans are lazy, defeatist and irreligious, while Americans are entrepreneurial, optimistic, and pious. And according to Europeans, America is harsh, dominated by the market, crime-ridden, violent, and sharp-elbowed. But are the US... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2010; US$ 20.99
Why do some violent conflicts endure across the centuries, while others become dimly remembered ancient struggles among forgotten peoples? Is nationalism really the powerful force that it appeared to be in the 1990s? In this wide-ranging and readable set of essays, Charles King examines the conceptual intersection of nationalist ideology, social violence,... more...
- Stanford University Press 2010; US$ 25.95
Ethnic Europe examines the increasingly complex ethnic challenges facing the expanding European Union. Essays from eleven experts tackle such issues as labor migration, strains on welfare economies, the durability of local traditions, the effects of globalized cultures, and the role of Islamic diasporas, separatist movements, and threats of terrorism.... more...