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The Activation of Citizenship in Europe

The Activation of Citizenship in Europe

Thomas Pfister

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780719083310
eISBN:
9781781704653
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083310.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This book illuminates the links between the currently dominant transnational discourse on what constitutes ‘modern’ social policy and contemporary concepts and practices of citizenship. Throughout ... More

The age of internationalism and Belgium, 1880-1930Peace, progress and prestige

The age of internationalism and Belgium, 1880-1930: Peace, progress and prestige

Daniel Laqua

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719088834
eISBN:
9781781706183
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088834.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This study investigates internationalism through the prism of a small European country. It explores an age in which many groups and communities – from socialists to scientists – organised themselves ... More

Between Growth and SecuritySwedish Social Democracy From a Strong Society to a Third Way

Between Growth and Security: Swedish Social Democracy From a Strong Society to a Third Way

Jenny Andersson

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719074394
eISBN:
9781781701270
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719074394.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Social policy is not a cost, but a productive investment, wrote the Swedish social democratic economist Gunnar Myrdal in 1932, the year the Swedish social democrats (SAP) gained electoral power. This ... More

Between Two UnionsEuropeanisation and Scottish Devolution

Between Two Unions: Europeanisation and Scottish Devolution

Paolo Dardanelli

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719070808
eISBN:
9781781701393
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719070808.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This book is an in-depth comparative study of Scottish devolution and an analysis of the impact of the European dimension. With a focus on the periods leading up to the referendums in 1979 and 1997, ... More

Children’s rights, Eastern enlargement and the EU human rights regime

Children’s rights, Eastern enlargement and the EU human rights regime

Ingi Iusmen

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719088223
eISBN:
9781781706572
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088223.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This book offers a timely exploration of the nature and scale of the emergent EU human rights regime by critically examining how and why EU intervention in human rights matters (with a key focus on ... More

Destination EuropeThe Political and Economic Growth of a Continent

Destination Europe: The Political and Economic Growth of a Continent

Kjell M. Torbiorn

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719065729
eISBN:
9781781700488
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719065729.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This study interprets and interrelates the major political, economic and security developments in Europe – including transatlantic relations – from the end of World War II up until the present time, ... More

Electoral competition in Ireland since 1987The politics of triumph and despair

Electoral competition in Ireland since 1987: The politics of triumph and despair

Gary Murphy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719097652
eISBN:
9781526109712
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097652.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The aim of this book is to assess the quarter century of political competition in the Republic of Ireland from the time of the ending of recession of the 1980s up to the 2011 general election where ... More

The EurogroupHow a Secretive Circle of Finance Ministers Shape European Economic Governance

The Eurogroup: How a Secretive Circle of Finance Ministers Shape European Economic Governance

Uwe Puetter

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719074035
eISBN:
9781781701553
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719074035.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This book a study on the work of the Eurogroup—monthly informal meetings between euro area finance ministers, the Commission and the European Central Bank. It demonstrates how this small, secretive ... More

The European debt crisisThe Greek case

The European debt crisis: The Greek case

Costas Simitis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719095795
eISBN:
9781781707005
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095795.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The book examines the European debt crisis with particular reference to the case of Greece. It investigates its spillover from a Greek-specific problem to a Eurozone-wide crisis and chronicles the ... More

European regionalism and the left

European regionalism and the left

Gerard Strange and Owen Worth (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719085734
eISBN:
9781781704615
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085734.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Written against a background of global economic and political turmoil, including crisis and uncertainty surrounding the European Union, European Regionalism and the Left offers new critical insights ... More

The European Union and CultureBetween Economic Regulation and European Cultural Policy

The European Union and Culture: Between Economic Regulation and European Cultural Policy

Annabelle Littoz-Monnet

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719074356
eISBN:
9781781701478
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719074356.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This book explains how and why the European Union has started to intervene in the cultural policy sector—understood here as the public policies aimed at supporting and regulating the arts and ... More

The European Union and the Accommodation of Basque Difference in Spain

The European Union and the Accommodation of Basque Difference in Spain

Angela K. Bourne

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719067501
eISBN:
9781781701348
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719067501.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

How does the European Union affect devolution and nationalist conflict in member states? Does the EU reduce the scope of regional self-government or enhance it? Does it promote conflict or ... More

The European Union's policy towards MercosurResponsive Not Strategic

The European Union's policy towards Mercosur: Responsive Not Strategic

Arantza Gomez Arana

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780719096945
eISBN:
9781526123992
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096945.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This monograph seeks to examine the motivations for the European Union’s (EU) policy towards the Common Market of the South (Mercosur), the EU’s most important relationship with another regional ... More

Europeanisation and New Patterns of Governance in Ireland

Europeanisation and New Patterns of Governance in Ireland

Nicholas Rees, Brid Quinn, and Bernadette Connaughton

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076206
eISBN:
9781781702932
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076206.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

To what extent did Europeanisation contribute to Ireland's transformation from ‘poor relation’ to being admired and emulated? This book examines how Europeanisation affected Irish policy-making and ... More

The Europeanisation of WhitehallUK Central Government and the European Union

The Europeanisation of Whitehall: UK Central Government and the European Union

Simon Bulmer and Martin Burch

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719055157
eISBN:
9781781701928
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719055157.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

It is some thirty-five years since the United Kingdom joined what is now called the European Union. What has been the impact of the EU on UK central government? Has it been transformed or merely ... More

The evolving role of nation-building in US foreign policyLessons learned, lessons lost

The evolving role of nation-building in US foreign policy: Lessons learned, lessons lost

Thomas R. Seitz

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719087509
eISBN:
9781781704882
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087509.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This book explores the processes through which nation-building policy approaches originated and developed over the last seven decades as well as the concepts and motivations that shaped them. In the ... More

The Extreme Right in Western EuropeSuccess or Failure?

The Extreme Right in Western Europe: Success or Failure?

Elisabeth Carter

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719070488
eISBN:
9781781701966
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719070488.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Parties of the extreme Right have experienced a dramatic rise in electoral support in many countries in Western Europe over the last two and a half decades. This phenomenon has been far from uniform, ... More

From prosperity to austerityA socio-cultural critique of the Celtic Tiger and its aftermath

From prosperity to austerity: A socio-cultural critique of the Celtic Tiger and its aftermath

Eamon Maher and Eugene O'Brien (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719091674
eISBN:
9781781707197
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091674.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This book examines the phenomenon of the rise and fall of the Irish Celtic Tiger from a cultural perspective. It looks at Ireland's regression from prosperity to austerity in terms of a society as ... More

German Electoral Politics

German Electoral Politics

Geoffrey K. Roberts

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719069901
eISBN:
9781781701584
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719069901.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The study of German electoral politics has been neglected of late, despite being one of the most pervasive elements of the German political process. This book argues that concentration on electoral ... More

Germany and the Use of ForceThe Evolution of German Security Policy 1990-2003

Germany and the Use of Force: The Evolution of German Security Policy 1990-2003

Kerry Longhurst

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719067082
eISBN:
9781781700570
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719067082.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Mobilising the concept of strategic culture, this study develops a framework for understanding developments in German security policy between 1990 and 2003. Germany's contemporary security policies ... More

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