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  • Klossek, Lara (Springer, 2020)
    Local ownership has become a central theme in today’s discourse on peacebuilding, with the EU being very vocal in embracing the norm. On the surface, it thus seems that the EU is supported in its perspective on local ...
  • Bianculli, Andrea C. (Oxford University Press, 2023)
    The European Union and the Common Market of the South reached a political accord for a free trade agreement in 2019. This chapter assesses the definitional and normative content of trade facilitation and intellectual ...
  • Apaydin, Fulya (Oxford University Press, 2021)
    From a historical perspective, Islamic economic institutions have not been conducive to capital accumulation in Muslim societies (Kuran 2004, 2011). This has been further hampered by a lack of trust among different faith ...
  • Astorga Junquera, Pablo; Herranz Loncán, Alfonso (Cambridge University Press - Core, 2021)
    Latin America made considerable progress in living standards between 1870 and 2010 amid rapid modernization and structural change. However, despite these remarkable advances, the income gap between the region and the ...
  • Triviño Salazar, Juan Carlos (Taylor & Francis (Routledge), 2018)
    Cities, towns and rural areas may respond differently to similar challenges posed by the arrival of immigrants. While New York or London are large-scale, global cities; residential cities outside of Madrid or Lisbon may ...
  • Czibik, Ágnes; Fazekas, Mihály; Hernández Sánchez, Alfredo; Wachs, Johannes (Springer, 2021)
    In this chapter we study corruption risks in EU defense procurement. Defense procurement has long been thought to present significant potential for corruption and state capture. Using a large dataset of contracts covering ...
  • Petrova, Margarita (Taylor & Francis (Routledge), 2019)
  • Borghetto, Enrico; Chaqués Bonafont, Laura (Oxford University Press, 2019)
    Do political parties increasingly engage in non-legislative parliamentary activities? To what extent is the range of issues addressed through parliamentary questioning becoming more diverse? Is overtime change in issue ...
  • Bertelli, Anthony M.; Schwartz, Lindsey J. (Cambridge University Press, 2022)
    This Element argues for a complementarity principle – governance values should complement political values – as a guide for designing the structures and procedures of public administration. It argues that the value-congruity ...
  • Jordana, Jacint; Holesch, Adam, 1977-; Keating, Michael; Marx, Axel; Wouters, Jan (Taylor & Francis (Routledge), 2019)
    In this concluding chapter, the authors summarize the contributions of the book on three interrelated dimensions (national-states and EU transformations, multilevel politics in the EU, and the self-determination claims ...
  • Bianculli, Andrea C. (Oxford University Press, 2020)
    The relationship between Spain and Latin America (LAC) goes back to the fifteenth century, yet it is after Spanish democratization in 1975 that this was defined as ‘a special relationship’. A fundamental component of Spain’s ...
  • Soler i Lecha, Eduard; Barbé, Esther (Springer, 2021)
    Spain’s foreign policy is often seen as the result of three structural changes: Europeanization, democratization and societal modernization. This contribution complements this assessment by analyzing the effects of three ...
  • Chaqués Bonafont, Laura (Oxford University Press, 2019)
    This chapter examines the agenda-setting capacity of global policy networks. It argues that the capacity of global networks to promote new ideas and understanding about issues at the global scale depends on their ability ...
  • Kissack, Robert (Springer, 2020)
    The abolition of the death penalty has been an important foreign policy objective of the European Union for over a decade and it claims to be ‘the leading institutional actor in the fight against the death penalty worldwide’ ...
  • Kissack, Robert (Taylor & Francis, 2017)
    This chapter frames the most important issues for European Union (EU) Member States' national foreign policies in the multilateral system in the context of frozen privileges in the United Nation Committee on Human Rights ...
  • Barbé, Esther; Badell Sánchez, Diego (Springer, 2020)
    This chapter focuses on norm contestation in the emerging stage by exploring the possible prohibition of lethal autonomous weapons systems (LAWS), which is advocated by the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots. At the UN Convention ...
  • Bianculli, Andrea C.; Ribeiro Hoffmann, Andrea (Taylor & Francis (Routledge), 2020)
    This chapter explores the literature on global social policy governance and discusses the key authors in the field and main topics addressed over time. In so doing, it provides an international political economy (IPE) ...

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