This book is the first attempt to assess systematically the potential of the Multiple Streams Framework that has attracted substantial interest in public policy analysis recently. It brings together a group of international scholars to assess the strengths and weaknesses of the framework, theoretically as well as empirically.
This book is about the (pre)accession process of the Western Balkans countries, 2000 - 2010. It provides a post-mortem insider reconstruction of the formal and informal decision making dynamics in Europe's primary negotiating arena.
This is political science at its best - combining the intelligent use of theory with sophisticated analytic arguments, and grounding all of this on a substantial cross-national empirical base. Parties and Party Systems is one of the classics of postwar political science, and is now established as the foremost work in its field.
Presents studies in political sociology by European scholars that deal with some of the major challenges European societies and politics are facing. This volume offers analyses with methodological and conceptual innovations such as field theory, multiple correspondence analysis and the study of space sets.