Reconfiguring European States in Crisis by Patrick Le GalesReconfiguring European States in Crisis by Patrick Le Gales

Reconfiguring European States in Crisis

EditorPatrick Le Gales, Desmond King

Hardcover | March 25, 2017

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Reconfiguring European States in Crisis offers a ground-breaking analysis by some of Europe's leading political scientists, examining how the European national state and the European Union state have dealt with two sorts of changes in the last two decades. Firstly, the volume analyses thegrowth of performance measurement in government, the rise of new sorts of policy delivery agencies, the devolution of power to regions and cities, and the spread of neoliberal ideas in economic policy. The volume demonstrates how the rise of non-state controlled organizations and norms combine withEuropeanization to reconfigure European states. Secondly, the volume focuses on how the current crises in fiscal policy, Brexit, security and terrorism, and migration through a borderless European Union have had dramatic effects on European states and will continue to do so.
Patrick Le Gales, is CNRS Research Professor of Sociology and Politics, at Sciences Po Paris, Centre d'etudes europeennes and founding Dean of Sciences Po Urban School. His many publications include: European Cities (OUP 2002), The New Labour Experiment (with Florence Faucher, Stanford UP 2010), and Globalising Minds, Roots in the Cit...
Title:Reconfiguring European States in CrisisFormat:HardcoverDimensions:512 pages, 9.21 × 6.02 × 0.03 inPublished:March 25, 2017Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

1. Patrick Le Gales and Desmond King: A Reconfigured State: European Policy States in a Globalizing WorldPart 1. Changing Scales of European States2. Christopher Bickerton: Nation-State to Member State: Trajectories of State Transformation and Re-Composition in Europe3. Philipp Genschel and Bernhard Zangl: The Rise of Non-State Authority and the Transformation of the State4. Sabino Cassese: From the Nation State to the Global Polity5. Hendrik Spruyt: Unbundling Sovereign Rights through Incomplete Contracting: Empowering European Transnational Networks beyond the State6. Michael Keating: The Territorial StatePart 2. Capitalism Against the State?7. Wolfgang Streeck: A New Regime: The Consolidation State8. Laszlo Bruszt and Visnja Vukov: European Integration and the Evolution of Economic State Capacities in Southern and Eastern Europe9. Mark Thatcher: The Reshaping of Economic Markets and the State10. Cornelia Woll: State Capacity in Financial Times11. Erik Jones and Gregory W. Fuller: Financial Integration and the National State12. Colin Crouch: The Limitations of the Limited State: Neoliberal Theory Meets the Real WorldPart 3. Rationalization and Knowledge13. Philippe Bezes: The Neo-Managerial Turn of Bureaucratic States14. Niamh Hardiman: Tracking the State in a Liberal Democracy15. Jenny Andersson: Governing Futures: States and the Management of Expectations16. Benjamin Lemoine: Measuring and Transforming the State: Finance-inspired Debt Metrics and the Fragile Economic and Social Order17. Bruno Palier and Colin Hay: The Reconfiguration of the Welfare State in Europe: Paying its Way in an Age of AusterityPart 4. Security and Democracy18. Fabien Jobard: Transformation of State's Use of Force in Europe19. Anand Menon: Defence Policy and the European State: Insights from American Experience20. Olivier Borraz and Lydie Cabane: States of Crisis21. Donatella Della Porta: Social Movements, Democracy and the State22. Desmond King, Patrick Le Gales, and Tommaso Vitale: Assimilation, Security, and Borders in the Member States23. Desmond King and Patrick Le Gales: Conclusion: The Making of a Transnational, Capitalist Policy Member State