The Routledge Handbook of European Public Policy

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The Routledge Handbook of European Public Policy provides an in-depth and systematic understanding of EU policies. It covers theoretical approaches on the policy process and the various stages of public policy-formulation and decision making; and discusses key questions of contemporary European governance. The handbook introduces major concepts, trends, and methodologies in a variety of comparative settings thereby providing the first systematic effort to include theoretical and substantive analyses of European public policies in a single volume. The handbook is divided into four sections: Concepts and approaches in EU policymaking; Substantive policies of the EU, including economic and social, fiscal and monetary, areas of freedom, security and justice, and external policies; Elements of the policy cycle; Themes ranging from crisis and resistance to controversies in education. This handbook will be an essential reference for students and scholars of the European Union, public policy, social policy and more broadly for European and comparative more

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  • Hardback | 400 pages
  • 171 x 248mm
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 4 Line drawings, black and white; 16 Tables, black and white; 4 Illustrations, black and white
  • 1138927333
  • 9781138927339

About Nikolaos Zahariadis

Nikolaos Zahariadis is Mertie Buckman Chair and Professor of International Studies at Rhodes College, USA. He previously served as Director of International Studies at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and has received numerous research fellowships and teaching awards. Laurie Buonanno is Professor and Director of the Master of Public Administration and Nonprofit Management program at the State University of New York, Buffalo State, USA. Her research focuses on comparative public policy, comparative public administration, the European Union, and transatlantic more

Table of contents

1. EU Policymaking: Issues and Debates [Laurie Buonanno and Nikolaos Zahariadis] Section 1: Concepts and Approaches - Overview [Nikolaos Zahariadis] 2. Principal-agent Models [Yannis Karagiannis and Mattia Guidi] 3. Regulatory Governance in the EU [Alessandro Cagossi] 4. Multiple Streams [Nicole Herwig and Nikolaos Zahariadis] 5. Punctuated Equilibrium Theory [Christian Breunig, Daniela Beyer, and Marco Radojevic] Section 2: Substantive Policies - Overview [Nikolaos Zahariadis] Part I: Economic and Social 6. The Internal Market [Laurie Buonanno] 7. EU Competition Rules and the European Integration Project [Angela Wigge and Hubert Buch-Hansen] 8. Changing Governance of Cohesion Policy [Carolyn Dudek] 9. Social Policy [Claire Dupuy and Sophie Jacquot] 10. Gender Policy [Sophie Jacquot] Part II: Fiscal and Monetary 11. Economic and Monetary Union [Waltraud Shelke] 12. Banking Policy [Stefaan DeRynck] 13. The `Globalization Trilemma' and the EMU's Second-order `Democratic Deficit' [Nikitas Konstantinidis and Ruben Treurniet] 14. The EU Budget [Gabriele Cipriani] Part III: Area of Freedom, Security and Justice 15. European Immigration and Asylum Policy [Alexander Caviedes] 16. Police and Judicial Cooperation Policy [Stephen Rozee, Christian Kaunert and Sarah Leonard] 17. European Union Privacy and Data Protection Policy [George Christou] Part IV: External Policies 18. The Common Foreign and Security Policy [Sara Kahn-Nisser] 19. Trade Policy [Holly Jarman] 20. Enlargement Policy [Neill Nugent] 21. The European Neighbourhood Policy [Mariam Dekanozishvili] Part V: Sectoral Policies 21. The CAP: Common Dynamics of Policy Change in an Uncommon Policy Domain [Gerry Alons and Pieter Zwaan] 22. European Energy Policy [Nicole Herwig] 23. EU Policy on the Environment [Jale Tosun] Section 3: The Policy Cycle - Overview [Laurie Buonanno] 24. Lobbying and Interest Group Politics in the European Union [Andreas Hofmann] 25. Agenda Setting in the European Union [Petya Alexandrova and Marcello Carammia] 26. Understanding the EU's Policymaking Institutions [John McCormick] 27. Strategic Framing and the European Commission [Mark Rhinard] 28. Implementation and Enforcement of EU Polices [Gerda Falkner] 29. If Evaluation is the Solution, What is the Problem? [Claire A. Dunlop and Claudio M. Radaelli] Section 4: Themes Part I: Crisis and Resistance - Introduction [Sabine Saurugger] 30. Resisting in Times of Crisis: The Implementation of European Austerity Plans in Ireland and Greece [Clement Fontan, Sabine Saurugger and Nikolaos Zahariadis] 31. Resistance in European Union Health Care Policy [Scott L. Greer] 32. Evasion as a Mechanism of Resistance (not only) to European Law [Annette Elisabeth Toller] Part II: Controversies in Education - Introduction [Martina Vukasovic] 33. European Level Policy Dynamics in Higher Education [Martina Vukasovic] 34. The Infusion of Europe in Public Policy: The Case of Higher Education [Pauline Ravinet]show more