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- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 105.00
This collection focuses on public sector coordination, key aspect of governments' have sought to tackle contemporary policy challenges. By guiding the reader through 20 case studies of novel coordination instruments from 12 countries, the compendium gives valuable lessons for achieving better coordination of public policies. more...
- The Floating Press 2015; US$ 3.99
Recognized as one of the most prominent statesmen of the twentieth century, Winston Churchill was also an important political thinker whose views helped shape the course of the Western world. In this volume of collected speeches, Churchill describes the emergence of liberalism and lays out a succinct and compellng case against it. more...
- Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 109.99
In 2004 the European Union was enlarged with ten new member states, eight of them previously communist states in Central and Eastern Europe. This enlargement was without precedent in the history of the Union and its predecessors. It is still to be seen how well the institutions as well as the citizens of the Union are able to cope with the consequences... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 110.00
Why does the EU deal with some issues but not others? This is the central question of this book dedicated to agenda-setting processes in the EU. Through a comparison of EU and US policy agendas and the analysis of four case studies in environmental and health policy, this book offers a new understanding of how policy issues come onto the EU agenda. more...
- Campus Verlag 2009; US$ 22.75
Soll die Legitimität der EU am Ideal des demokratischen Rechtsstaats gemessen werden? Viele Europaforscher behaupten: Nein! Dagegen argumentiert Daniel Gaus anhand der Diskurstheorie von Jürgen Habermas, dass der Begriff des demokratischen Rechtsstaats nicht beliebig durch andere Vorstellungen von Legitimität ersetzt werden kann. Dieser ist als normatives... more...
- Campus Verlag 2010; US$ 26.14
Soll und kann die Europäische Union demokratisch sein? An welchen Demokratiestandards ist die europäische Mehrebenenpolitik zu messen? Und welche demokratischen Defizite hat die EU? Auf diese Fragen gibt Thorsten Hüller innovative und teilweise überraschende Antworten. Dazu betrachtet er insbesondere die Bemühungen der Europäischen Kommission, mithilfe... more...
- Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 94.99
If one lesson emerges clearly from fifty years of European integration it is that political aims should be pursued by overtly political means, and not by roundabout economic or legal strategies. The functionalist strategy of promoting spillovers from one economic sector to another has failed to achieve a steady progress towards a federal union, as... more...
- Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2008; US$ 74.90
A clear guide to current EU institutions, practices, and policies, this is also an informed insider's account of how they have emerged in their present form, with clues on future change. The mixture of analysis and history, description and prescription, works well, because the author has had a ringside seat, but retains a cool Nordic non-partisan... more...
- Oxford University Press 2007; US$ 149.99
The European Union is frequently accused of having a 'democratic deficit'. Many commentators argue that this could be remedied by increasing the powers of the European Parliament relative to those of the Council and the Commission. The fact that the European Parliament is the only EU institution whose members are directly elected leads to the... more...