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Governance in Modern Society... -

Governance in Modern Society...

Tremendous changes are affecting the institutions of government in many Western European countries. Globalisation, European integration, economic, technological, and societal developments have a major influence on public policies and gov… more

Governance in Modern Society: Effects, Change and Formation of Government Institutions (Library of Public Policy and Public Administration)
Springer , English
The Politics of Post-Industr... -

The Politics of Post-Industr...

This new study assesses the welfare state to ask key questions and draw new conclusions about its place in modern society.It shows how the welfare states that we have inherited from the early post-war years had one main objective: to protec… more

The Politics of Post-Industrial Welfare States: Adapting Post-War Social Policies to New Social Risks (Routledge/EUI Studies in the Political Economy of the Welfare State)
Routledge , English
Legitimacy and the European ... -

Legitimacy and the European ...

Since the Maastricht ratification debate of the early 1990s, the legitimacy of the European Union has become a subject of controversy. With unprecedented force, Europeans have begun to question the need for deeper integration. Some fear thr… more

Legitimacy and the European Union: The Contested Polity
Routledge , English
ICT and Innovation in the Pu... - Francesco Contini, Giovan Fr...

ICT and Innovation in the Pu...Francesco Contini, Giovan Fr...

This book originates from a multiple year research project on ICT and justice in a number of EU countries. Among the project’s major objectives was the development of new methodologies for facilitating ICT-based innovation in the judiciary.

ICT and Innovation in the Public Sector (Technology, Work and Globalization)
Francesco Contini, Giovan Francesco Lanzara
Palgrave Macmillan , English
The Origins & Development of... -

The Origins & Development of...

The new edition of this accessible introduction to the history of the European Union (EU) has been fully revised and updated to reflect the significant changes within the EU over the past decade. The book is ideal introductory reading for t… more

The Origins & Development of the European Union 1945-2008: A History of European Integration
Routledge , English
Foreign Ministries in the Eu... -

Foreign Ministries in the Eu...

What role, if any, does the foreign ministry perform in contemporary world politics? Is the argument that it is in a state of terminal decline accurate or rooted in only partial understandings of its changing character? Foreign Ministries i… more

Foreign Ministries in the European Union: Integrating Diplomats
Palgrave Macmillan , English
The Empire: Bible Prophecy a... - Erika  Grey

The Empire: Bible Prophecy a...Erika Grey

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BOOK DESCRIPTION The Empire: Bible Prophecy and The European Union identifies the European Union as the final world empire and explains what the Scriptures predict about the end times including the meaning behind the mysterious figurative l… more

The Empire: Bible Prophecy and the European Union
Erika Grey
Next Century Publishing LLC , English
Democracy in the European Un... -

Democracy in the European Un...

How can we explain the type of cooperation that the EU is based on? What are the integrative forces in the EU? This is a presentation of a theoretical approach which enables us to think of democracy at a supra-national level.

Democracy in the European Union: Integration Through Deliberation?
Routledge , English
European Immigration (Resear... - Anna Triandafyllidou, Ruby Gropas

European Immigration (Resear...Anna Triandafyllidou, Ruby Gropas

Fully updated and containing chapters on the new EU member states and the attempt to form a common EU migration policy, this new edition of European Immigration: A Sourcebook provides a comprehensive overview of the trends and developments … more

European Immigration (Research in Migration and Ethnic Relations Series)
Anna Triandafyllidou, Ruby Gropas
Ashgate , English
Civil-Military Relations aft... - Glen Segell

Civil-Military Relations aft...Glen Segell

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The military has traditionally been a group within the nation state which has had deep rooted local identities grounded in class, regional, ethnic, national, and religious realities. The processes of regionalisation eg the European Union an… more

Civil-Military Relations after the Nation-State
Glen Segell
Transnational Democracy: Pol... -

Transnational Democracy: Pol...

A multidisciplinary array of experts explore the issues related to globalisation and democracy. They focus on federalism, multi-cultural societies, the European Union and potential agents for the democratisation of global institutions.

Transnational Democracy: Political Spaces and Border Crossings (Transnationalism)
Routledge , English
Ethical Boundaries of Capitalism - Radu Vranceanu, Daniel Daianu

Ethical Boundaries of CapitalismRadu Vranceanu, Daniel Daianu

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After the fall of the Iron Curtain in the late eighties, the capitalist system, based on private ownership and voluntary exchange, became the dominant model in both the developed and the developing world. Its strengths should not be underes… more

Ethical Boundaries of Capitalism
Radu Vranceanu, Daniel Daianu
ESSEC Publishing , English
Influence and Interests in t... -

Influence and Interests in t...

Clearly discusses the impact and uses of interest representation in the development of the EU system. Examines the complexities of representation at EU level, a vital issue for potential lobbyists and interest groups Charts new trends and… more

Influence and Interests in the European Union: The New Politics of Persuasion and Advocacy
Routledge , English
The Regional Dimension in Eu... - Reiner Martin

The Regional Dimension in Eu...Reiner Martin

A fast automatic reduction of regional disparities within the EU is unlikely. Regional policy will thus remain an important topic. This book analyzes EU regional policy and its co-ordination with other European and national public policies,… more

The Regional Dimension in European Public Policy: Convergence or Divergence?
Reiner Martin
Palgrave Macmillan , English
European Union (The Basics) - Alex Warleigh-Lack

European Union (The Basics)Alex Warleigh-Lack

Fully updated to include the new Treaty of Lisbon, this is the best short and accessible introduction to the politics of the European Union, written by one of the world’s most well-known authorities in the area. Ideal starting reading for s… more

European Union (The Basics)
Alex Warleigh-Lack
Routledge , English
European Union: The Basics - Alex Warleigh

European Union: The BasicsAlex Warleigh

Covering all the basics and more, this book is a concise and accessible introduction for students new to the study of the European Union, and for the general reader wanting to understand this increasingly important subject. Including useful… more

European Union: The Basics
Alex Warleigh
Routledge , English
Analytical Tools for Environ... -

Analytical Tools for Environ...

The aim of this book is to link demand and supply of environmental information in the field of Life Cycle Management. The book is based on the results of the CHAINET concerted action financed by EU-DGXII for the work period 1998-2000, and i… more

Analytical Tools for Environmental Design and Management in a (Eco-Efficiency in Industry and Science)
Springer , English
There's no Going Back: A sho... - Siggy Buckley

There's no Going Back: A sho...Siggy Buckley

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Based on true events at the end of World War II, this short story depicts a moment in German history that is not well known. Having lost the war, German citizens in the Eastern territories are being expelled from their homes and land by the… more

There’s no Going Back: A short story
Siggy Buckley
Siggy Buckley , English
The European Union and the C... - David Ward

The European Union and the C...David Ward

Bringing together leading academics in their respective fields, this edited collection examines the European Union’s impact on media and public policy. It provides an analysis of the broader areas of EU policy and links these together to gi… more

The European Union and the Culture Industries
David Ward
Ashgate , English
European Broadcasting Law an... - Jackie Harrison, Lorna Woods

European Broadcasting Law an...Jackie Harrison, Lorna Woods

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European broadcasting policy has attracted attention from many disciplines because it has dual nature: cultural and commercial. This book offers a detailed treatment of European broadcasting law, set against an overview of policy in this ar… more

European Broadcasting Law and Policy (Cambridge Studies in European Law and Policy)
Jackie Harrison, Lorna Woods
Cambridge University Press , English