European Studies

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The Dilemma of Compliance

Political Parties and Post-Election Disputes

Exploring the causes and consequences of post-election disputes

The Dynamics of European Integration

Causes and Consequences of Institutional Choices

Examines how certain policy models can work within the context of dissensus and polarization in Europe while still promoting solidarity and trust in the European Union

First Nationalism Then Identity

On Bosnian Muslims and Their Bosniak Identity

Understanding the relationship between nationalism and identity, through a native European Muslim group

Torture, Humiliate, Kill

Inside the Bosnian Serb Camp System

Detention camps as instruments of torture and collective trauma

Delegating Responsibility

International Cooperation on Migration in the European Union

A new theory of international cooperation on migration

The Philosophy of Parochialism

Originally published as Filosofija Palanke

Available for the first time in English—an essay with important insights on the sources of totalitarianism, intolerance, and racism

Spaces of Honor

Making German Civil Society, 1700-1914

Traces the development of German civil society through collective actions of honor

Investing in the Homeland

Migration, Social Ties, and Foreign Firms

Diaspora-affiliated firms that invest in the homeland are more successful than other foreign firms, but are equally socially irresponsible.

The British Blues Network

Adoption, Emulation, and Creativity

An exciting new examination of how African-American blues music was emulated and used by white British musicians in the late 1950s and early 1960s


The Distinction of Peace

A Social Analysis of Peacebuilding

Investigates both the creation of the peacebuilding field and what the field reveals about global relations

Transnational Capitalism in East Central Europe's Heavy Industry

From Flagship Enterprises to Subsidiaries

An examination of the post-communism reform of state enterprises that reveals the political dynamics of privatization

In Permanent Crisis

Ethnicity in Contemporary European Media and Cinema

Dissects the ways filmmakers frame ethnic and racial Otherness in Europe as adornments of catastrophe

The European Union and the Rise of Regionalist Parties

An examination of the relationship between the expanding power of the EU  and increased regionalist mobilization and the role it may play in reshaping Europe’s national boundaries

Religion and Spanish Film

Luis Buñuel, the Franco Era, and Contemporary Directors

How Spanish directors have handled religious themes, with their highly-charged political implications, from the historical avant-garde to 2010

The Media Welfare State

Nordic Media in the Digital Era

A dynamic examination of the media industry in the Nordic countries during the transition to today's digital environment

Envisioning Socialism

Television and the Cold War in the German Democratic Republic

The first examination in English of East German television during the early Cold War

Bridging the Information Gap

Legislative Member Organizations as Social Networks in the United States and the European Union

By cutting across party and committee lines, legislative member organizations facilitate the flow of vital information

New York-Paris

Whitman, Baudelaire, and the Hybrid City

A comparison of the mid-19th-century city in the poetry of Walt Whitman and Charles Baudelaire and their responses to the inescapable push of modernization

Germany's Wild East

Constructing Poland as Colonial Space

This examination of the elements of colonial relationships is new in paperback

Architecture and Modern Literature

Exploring the related cultural forms of architecture and literature in the modern era

Africa in Translation

A History of Colonial Linguistics in Germany and Beyond, 1814-1945

A strong and thoughtful study of Afrikanistik's role in the construction of racialist knowledge in Germany

Veto Power

Institutional Design in the European Union

The veto privilege endows all EU members with equal power in treaty negotiations