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Playing the Market
A Political Strategy for Uniting Europe, 1985–2005
Nicolas Jabko
In the 1980s and 1990s, Nicolas Jabko suggests, the character of European integration altered radically, from slow growth to what he terms a "quiet revolution." In this book he traces the political strategy that underlay the move from the Single...



Consumer Capitalism
Politics, Product Markets, and Firm Strategy in France and Germany
Gunnar Trumbull
"The unfettered marketplace, in which uncertainty rules and the admonition caveat emptor ('let the buyer beware') dictates each consumer decision, has today virtually disappeared. Consumers have become the focus of intensive economic policymaking...



A Certain Idea of Europe
Craig Parsons
The quasi-federal European Union stands out as the major exception in the thinly institutionalized world of international politics. Something has led Europeans—and only Europeans—beyond the nation-state to a fundamentally new political architecture...



Enabling Interaction and Quality
Beyond the Hanseatic League—8th International Conference on Current Research Information Systems, Bergen, May 11–13, 2006
This proceedings book illustrates the tremendous evolution, driven by the revolutionary ICT-developments of the 90's.



Inequality and Prosperity
Social Europe vs. Liberal America
Jonas Pontusson
What are the relative merits of the American and European socioeconomic systems? Long-standing debates have heated up in recent years with the expansion of the European Union and increasingly sharp political and cultural differences between the United...



A World of Regions
Asia and Europe in the American Imperium
Peter J. Katzenstein
Katzenstein argues that regions have become critical to contemporary world politics, challenging those who emphasize the purportedly stubborn persistence of the nation-state or the inevitable march of globalization.



Machiavelli's Children
Leaders and Their Legacies in Italy and Japan
Richard J. Samuels
Two late-developing nations, Japan and Italy, similarly obsessed with achieving modernity and with joining the ranks of the great powers, have traveled parallel courses with very different national identities.



The Headless Republic
Sacrificial Violence in Modern French Thought
Jesse Goldhammer
In The Headless Republic, Jesse Goldhammer explores how the French revolutionaries retrieved a set of ideas about founding violence from the classical Romans and early Christians and incorporated it into postrevolutionary debates that echoed into the...



Defeat of Solidarity
Anger and Politics in Postcommunist Europe
David Ost
How did the fall of communism and the subsequent transition to capitalism in Eastern Europe affect the people who experienced it? And how did their anger affect the quality of the democratic systems that have emerged? Poland offers a particularly...



The Europeanization of Central and Eastern Europe
This book demonstrates the importance of the credibility and the costs of accession conditionality for the adoption of EU rules in Central and Eastern Europe.



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