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Recently published books by UACES members.
This book examines how Ireland's relationship with the EU was affected by a succession of crises in both the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. The financial crisis, the Brexit crisis and the migration crisis were not of equal significance on the island of Ireland.
This book is a study of the complex relationship between Britain and Europe from the Second World War to the present day.
European Union Law in Context
Aravind Ganesh, Ester Herlin-Karnel, Gerard Conway
This textbook provides an explanatory and contextual view of EU law and its impact in a simple and easily accessible yet analytical manner. It illustrates the power struggles behind a given EU law act, to allow for full understanding of how it developed.
This book shows that the EP was much more influential in shaping Community policy in the early years of the integration process than either the founding Treaties or most existing scholarship would allow.
Queering Asylum in Europe
Carmelo Danisi, Moira Dustin, Nuno Ferreira, Nina Held
This two-volume open-access book offers a theoretically and empirically-grounded portrayal of the experiences of people claiming international protection in Europe on the basis of their sexual orientation or gender identity (SOGI).
Through an exploration of Europe’s secular identity, an identity that is seen erroneously as normative, author Sarah Wolff shows how Islam confronts the EU’s existential anxieties about its security and its secular identity.
This book introduces ten key terms for analysing grand strategy and shows how the world’s great powers – the United States, China, Russia and the European Union (EU) – shape their strategic decisions today.
Open Access - This book explores the new complexities and ambiguities that epitomize EU-Turkey relations. It provides full access to a comprehensive understanding of the multifaceted relationship through three entry points: Theories and Concepts, Institutions, and Policies.
Environmental Policy in the EU
Viviane Gravey, Andrew Jordan
The European Union (EU) has a hugely important effect on the way in which environmental policies are framed, designed and implemented in many parts of the world, but especially Europe. The new edition of this leading textbook provides a state-of-the-art analysis of the EU’s environmental policies.
The story of the Austro-Japanese count - politician and author of the manifesto Pan-Europa - who blazed a trail to European integration.
Europe is a popular destination for LGBTQ people seeking to escape discrimination and persecution. Yet, while European institutions have done much to promote the legal equality of sexual minorities and a number of states pride themselves on their acceptance of sexual diversity, the image of European tolerance and the reality faced by LGBTQ migrants and asylum seekers are often quite different.
Business Lobbying in the European Union
David Coen, Alexander Katsaitis, Matia Vannoni
At a time when Europe and business stand at crossroads, this study provides a perspective into how business representation in the EU has evolved and valuable insights into how to organize lobbying strategies and influence policy-making.
Open Access - The present book maps Sino-European relations at the regional level and presents a detailed analysis of subnational contacts in the six analysed EU member states, illustrated by case studies of interesting regions from each country.
Emerging Governance of a Green Economy
Jenny M. Fairbrass, Nicholas Vasilako
This book explores the measures being trialled at various levels of governance in the European region to reduce the adverse impacts of human behaviour on the environment whilst simultaneously addressing society's economic and social needs as part of the intended shift towards a 'green' economy.
This insightful book analyzes the evolution of the operational tasks and cooperation of the European Border and Coast Guard Agency (FRONTEX), the European Asylum Support Office (EASO) and the European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Cooperation (EUROPOL).
Feminist Framing of Europeanisation
Rahime Süleymanoğlu-Kürüm, Melis Cin
It not only offers a feminist reading of Europeanisation in general, but also discusses the process of Europeanisation and de-Europeanisation of Turkey with regard to changes in gender policy.
The Routledge Handbook of EU-Africa Relations
Toni Haastrup, Niall Duggan, Luís Mah
This handbook provides a comprehensive overview of the changing dynamics in the relationship between the African continent and the EU provided by leading experts in the field.
NATO, Gender and the Military
Katharine Wright, Matthew Hurley, Jesus Ignacio Gil Ruiz
This book examines NATO's engagement with gender issues through its military structures.
This book provides the first systematic analysis of the determinants of policy durability in three high-profile areas: biofuel production, car transport, and industrial emissions. It breaks new ground by exploring how key European Union climate policies have shaped their own durability and their ability to stimulate supportive political dynamics in society.
Immortal Contracts in Europe
Aurelia Colombi Ciacchi, Chantal Mak, Zeeshan Mansoor
This book brings together a group of renowned contract lawyers to analyse how their own legal systems deal with twelve cases of morally dubious agreements.
This book represents a significant and timely contribution to the copious literature of the EU as a global actor providing new insights and fresh perspectives into the promotion of human rights and international labour standards.
Poland in the Single Market
Anna Visvizi, Katarzyna Mroczek-Dąbrowska, Anna Matysek-Jędrych
This volume’s objective is to remind society, old and young, researchers, scholars and practitioners, that Poland’s success is an outcome of well-thought out and bold structural reforms implemented in a swift and timely manner, of society’s support for these reforms, and of third actors’ benign assistance.
This interdisciplinary book explores the concept of convergence of the EU with the global legal order.
The rise of multinational enterprises (MNEs) from emerging markets is topical, important and poses a number of questions and challenges that require considerable attention in the future from academia as well as business management.
This book is the first to explore the relationship between tourism and Brexit from a social science perspective.
Martin Westlake brings together distinguished contributors to examine these various options, real and potential, and to consider whether they would offer a workable solution for the continued relationship between the EU and post-Brexit Britain.
This volume brings together senior practitioners and academic specialists to consider how the EU’s new foreign policy has been evolving and how the various actors are maintaining the holistic approach intended by the draftsmen of the 2009 Lisbon Treaty.
This edited book makes a significant contribution to the relatively under-explored field of multilingualism and politics, approaching the topic from two key perspectives: multilingualism in politics, and the politics of multilingualism.
This book argues that the constitution of the EU has transformed, which occurs when constitutions change without amendment. The transformation is characterized by a broadening of the currency union's stability conception from price stability to also financial stability. Using solidarity as a lens, the book conceptualises the unity of the member states and analyses how this was preserved during the crisis.
Politics in the European Union
Simon Bulmer, Owen Parker, Ian Bache, Stephen George, Charlotte Burns
An expert author team examine in detail the theory and history behind the EU, before moving on to explore the institutions and policies at work, giving readers a valuable insight to this complicated political body.
Research Handbook on the Politics of EU Law
Paul J. Cardwell, Marie-Pierre Granger
Offering a wealth of thought-provoking insights, this topical Research Handbook analyses the interplay between the law and politics of the EU and examines the role of law and legal actors in European integration.
This book assesses the effectiveness of Mobility Partnerships and their consequences for third countries.
This title offers a comprehensive legal analysis and empirical study of accountability concerning the Union's peacebuilding endeavours, also referred to as civilian crisis management.
Across Western Europe, the global financial crisis of 2008 and its aftermath not only brought economic havoc but also, in turn, intense political upheaval.
Memory and the future of Europe examines the role of collective memory in the origins and development of the European Union. It traces Europe's political, economic and financial crisis to the loss of the remembrance of the rupture of 1945.
The Member States of the European Union
Simon Bulmer, Christian Lequesne
A unique approach combines in-depth analysis of individual member states with a broader examination of the political, social and economic impact of Europeanization.
This book explains how citizens are using referendums to challenge decisions taken by the European Union.
Transregional Europe
William Outhwaite
Transregional Europe bridges the gap between stereotypical generalisations about southerners, the 'wild East', and so on and the constructions assembled by national and transnational policy-makers.
This edited collection seeks to present a valuable guide to the Jewish contribution to the European integration process, and to enable readers to obtain a better understanding of the unknown Jewish involvement in the European integration project.
The European Union and Central and Eastern Europe: Assessing Performance
Dimitris Papadimitriou, Dorina Baltag, Neculai-Cristian Surubaru
The role of the European Union (EU) in Central and Eastern European countries (CEECs) and its ‘near abroad’ has attracted much scholarly attention over the past few years.
The work considers the international and European obligations of the UK in the realm of challenging the far-right and assesses the extent to which it adheres to them.
On Brexit: Law, Justices and Injustices
Elaine Fahey, Tawhida Ahmed
Timely and engaging, this topical book examines how Brexit is intertwined with the concepts of justice and injustice. The book aims to engage with the methodology, lexicon and explicitness of analytical perspectives in relation to Brexit.
Providing a comprehensive and authoritative analysis of the impact of the Eurozone crisis on the European social dimension since 2010 this book focusses on developments in five policy areas.
Habermas global - Wirkungsgeschichte eines Werks
Luca Corchia, Stefan Müller-Doohm, William Outhwaite
Die internationale Wirkungsgeschichte des herausragenden Philosophen und öffentlichen Intellektuellen wird hier von über 40 Autorinnen und Autoren aus mehr als 20 Sprach- und Wissenschaftskulturen beleuchtet.
This book analyses the development of anti-corruption as a policy field in the European Union with a particular focus on the EU Anti-Corruption Report.
This two-volume book, published open access, brings together leading scholars of constitutional law from twenty-nine European countries to revisit the role of national constitutions at a time when decision-making has increasingly shifted to the European and transnational level.
This book analyses European foreign policy as the activity of the European Union (EU) as a global actor and explores its efforts to raise its visibility in Southeast Asia through its relations with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and Myanmar.
This edited volume provides a timely analysis of the European Union’s ‘privileged’ partnerships with neighbouring countries, identifying key points of comparison.
European Parliament Ascendant: Parliamentary Strategies of Self-Empowerment in the EU
Adrienne Héritier, Katharina L. Meissner, Catherine Moury, Magnus G. Schoeller
Discusses the European Parliament’s strategies of self-empowerment over time, across cases of new institutional prerogatives and in substantive policy areas. Compiles for the first time an encompassing list of EP strategies and proceeds to theorise and assess the relevant causes of their success and failure.
Based on empirical research, this book closely analyses how European identities are discursively produced. It focuses on discourse from members of a civic association active in promoting democracy and attempting participation in the transnational public sphere.
The book uses rich comparative data to tackle the vital questions of what determines a democracy’s level of inclusiveness and the ways in which minorities can gain access to the policy-making process.
In light of this current reality, this book critically assesses the international and European tools available for States to regulate the far-right.
Contemporary European Security
David J. Galbreath, Jocelyn Mawdsley, Laura Chappell
The book explores the complex European security architecture and introduces students to the empirical, theoretical and conceptual approaches to studying the subject.
This book argues that there is an inherent relationship between EU fundamental rights and EU citizenship: they both have the same objective of guaranteeing protection for the individual.
This book seeks to inject fresh thinking into the debate on democratic deterioration in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), viewing ‘democratic backsliding’ through the prism of a range of cases beyond Hungary and Poland, to redress the imbalance in current scholarship.
Highlighting the challenges and prospects of European security cooperation, this volume examines the impact of Brexit on strategic aspects of security, peace, defence and foreign policy.
Leadership of powerful states and organizations is crucial for the success of regional integration projects. This book offers a theoretical model explaining such leadership.
Analyses the horizontal effect of fundamental rights before and after the entry into force of the EU Charter and provides an overarching narrative.
This book examines the theory and praxis of the legal concept of subsidiarity and the policy paradigm of multilevel governance, providing an updated overview on how subnational and national authorities engage within the EU institutional framework.
Gender and Queer Perspectives on Brexit
Moira Dustin, Nuno Ferreira, Susan Millns
This collection examines the opportunities and challenges, rights and wrongs, and prospects and risks of Brexit from the perspectives of gender and sexuality.
While anti-European forces are still raging, pro-Europeans seem impotent and deprived of a strong, clear and convincing alternative. This book is an attempt to fill that void: reacting to the anti-European wave, it also outlines a strong criticism both of the current EU and of its advocates.
The European Union and China
Thomas Christiansen, Emil Kirchner, Uwe Wissenbach
An up-to-date and accessible introduction to EU-China relations. It explores the key aspects of the relationship and places it in the broader context of both of their roles on the world stage.
This new textbook offers a path-breaking interpretation of the role of the European Union’s most important member state: Germany.
Civil Rights and EU Citizenship
Sybe de Vries, Henri de Waele, Marie-Pierre Granger
This original edited collection brings together insights from EU law, human rights and comparative constitutional law to address this underexplored nexus.
This book is about the use of economic and state capture levers for achieving political clout.
Human Rights in the Council of Europe and the European Union
Steven Greer, Janneke Gerards, Rose Slowe
This book will enable the reader to distinguish clearly between those human rights norms which originate in the Council of Europe and those which derive from the EU.
Language and Law: The Role of Language and Translation in EU Competition Law
Silvia Marino, Łucja Biel, Martina Bajčić, Vilelmini Sosoni
The book provides an overview of EU competition law with a focus on the main developments in Italy, Spain, Greece, Poland and Croatia and offers an in-depth analysis of the role of language.
This book examines the impact on member states of long-term foreign policy co-operation through the EU’s Common Foreign and Security Policy (CFSP).
EU-Japan Security Cooperation
Emil J. Kirchner, Han Dorussen
This book assesses EU-Japan security relations, examining how they have developed in individual security sectors and how they could be affected by international developments.
Handbook on the EU and International Trade
Sangeeta Khorana, María García
The Handbook on the EU and International Trade presents a multidisciplinary overview of the major perspectives, actors and issues in contemporary EU trade relations.
This book examines civil society empowerment during the EU enlargement process. Building on extensive fieldwork, it compares mobilisation around rule of law issues in Croatia, Montenegro, and Serbia.
How the EU Really Works
Olivier Costa, Nathalie Brack
This book provides a concise analysis of the EU and its dynamics by paying particular attention to its day-to-day operation.
This book offers an in-depth, ground-up analysis of the attitudes and opinions of the rest of Europe towards Brexit.
Can open society survive? Is Europe disintegrating? How to overcome the economic crisis? Will Europeans feel secure again? Counter-Revolution is a bold attempt to make sense of the extraordinary events taking place in Europe today.
Covers a modern period of EU gender equality policy that has not been full addressed previously Bridges disciplines by adopting a sociological approach to a research question on EU policy-making

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