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23 · APRIL · 2019

Celebrate Saint George reading the latest books by our faculty

¡Happy Saint George! Celebrate the World Book Day on 23rd of April reading some of the books by our faculty members.

Changing Borders in Europe

Changing Borders in Europe. Exploring the Dynamics of Integration, Differentiation and Self-Determination in the European Union

Book edited by IBEI's Director Jacint JordanaMichael KeatingAxel Marx and Jan Wouters, fruit of a collaboration between the Centre on Constitutional Change, IBEI & the Leuven Centre for Global Governance Studies. It examines the territorial dimension of the European Union. Published within the Routledge/UACES Contemporary European Studies Series.

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Authoritarian Regionalism in the World of International Organizations.

Authoritarian Regionalism in the World of International Organizations

IBEI Visiting Professor Anastassia Obydenkova, Leading Research Fellow at the National Research University HSE (Moscow); and Research Affiliate at IAE-CSIC, is the author of this book, together with Alexander Libman. It reconceptualises the notion of regionalism, calling for attention to authoritarian regionalism as a new type of regional organization. Published in Oxford University Press. 

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Everyday Europe. Social Transnationalism in an Unsettled Continent

Everyday Europe. Social Transnationalism in an Unsettled Continent

Book edited by Juan Díez Medrano, IBEI Senior Research Fellow; Fulya Apaydin, IBEI Assistant Professor, et al., authors of the chapter Explaining Solidarity in the European Union with Irina Ciornei, an empirically-based view on Europeans’ interconnections in everyday life, looking at the ways in which EU residents have been getting closer across national frontiers. Published in Policy Press, Imprint of Bristol University Press. 

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Barcelona, Madrid y el Estado. Ciudades globales y el pulso por la independencia en Cataluña

Barcelona, Madrid y el Estado. Ciudades globales y el pulso por la independencia en Cataluña

Book edited in Spanish by IBEI's Director Jacint Jordana, Professor of Political Science and Public Administration at the UPF. This book addresses the Catalan conflict from a point of view that differs from the vast majority of current interpretations. It explores a problem that goes beyond the duel between metropolis and the struggle over national identities; and the origin of which is found in the escalation of tension between Barcelona and Madrid and its territories of influence.
Published in Catarata.

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NGOs and Peace

NGOs and Peace

IBEI Assistant Professor Margarita Petrova is the author of this book chapter in the Routledge Handbook of NGOs and International Relations, edited by Thomas Davies. Offering insights from pioneering new perspectives in addition to well-established traditions of research, this Handbook considers the activities not only of advocacy groups in the environmental, feminist, human rights, humanitarian, and peace sectors, but also the array of religious, professional, and business associations that make up the wider NGO community. 

Published in Routledge.

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Comparative Policy Agendas: Theory, Tools, Data

Comparative Policy Agendas: Theory, Tools, Data

Book edited by Frank R. BaumgartnerChristian Breunig, and Emiliano Grossman, containing two chapters by Laura Chaqués Bonafont, IBEI Research Associate: Agenda dynamics in Spain with Ana Maria Palau and Luz Muñoz; and Parliamentary Questions with Enrico Borghetto. The definitive guide for users of Comparative Agendas project data, it provides a clear explanation of databases, and introduces individual countries' policy agendas and highlight comparative applications. Published in Oxford University Press.

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Los Derechos Humanos en Naciones Unidas y la Unión Europea como actor internacional

Los Derechos Humanos en Naciones Unidas y la Unión Europea como actor internacional

Book chapter in Spanish by Esther Barbé, IBEI Senior Research Associate. In La Unión Europea y la Protección de los Derechos Fundamentales, edited by Ana Salinas de Frías and Enrique J. Martínez Pérez. This book allows us to move from general and endemic approaches and problems in relation to a value that undoubtedly represents the vault key of the European project: the promotion and protection of human rights in all its facets. 

Published in Tirant lo Blanch.

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The Agenda Setting Capacity of Global Networks

The Agenda Setting Capacity of Global Networks

IBEI Research Associate Laura Chaqués Bonafont is the author of this book chapter in The Oxford Handbook of Global Policy and Transnational Administration, edited by Diane Stone and Kim Moloney. It provides a public administration and policy studies perspective on transnational public sector, and advances and extends policy concepts and theories into new domains of policy making beyond the state. It highlights the different layers and interconnected levels of public action across governance spaces.

Published in Oxford University Press.

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The Political Mediation of Indigenous Land Conflicts in Argentina

The Political Mediation of Indigenous Land Conflicts in Argentina

Book chapter by Matthias vom Hau, IBEI Associate Professor and Research Fellow Ramón y Cajal. In Crisis and Conflict in Agriculture, edited by R. Zurayk, E. Woertz, and R. Bahn. It discusses the causes and effects of crisis and conflict within an agricultural and rural context; explores competition over resources; and looks at how crisis and conflict impact upon developing country agriculture for both the physical and human agricultural landscape. It reviews crises stemming from politically-driven violence, natural disasters and climate change. Published in CABI.

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The Routledge Handbook of the Governance of Migration and Diversity in Cities

The Routledge Handbook of the Governance of Migration and Diversity in Cities

Juan Carlos Triviño Salazar, IBEI Postdoctoral Researcher Juan de la Cierva-Formación, is the author of this book chapter in The Routledge Handbook of the Governance of Migration and Diversity in Cities, edited by Tiziana Caponio, Peter Scholten, and Ricard Zapata-Barrero. It focuses on the ways migration and diversity have transformed cities, and how cities have responded to the challenges and opportunities offered. Published in Palgrave Macmillan.

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Central Banks and Banking Regulation: Historical Legacies and Institutional Challenges

Central Banks and Banking Regulation: Historical Legacies and Institutional Challenges

Book chapter by IBEI's Director Jacint Jordana, in The Blind Spots of Public Bureaucracy and the Politics of Non‐Coordination, edited by Tobias Bach, and Kai Wegrich. It provides important theoretical insights into the organizational underpinnings of successful coordination. The book’s theoretical tools and empirical insights address conditions for effective coordination and problem-solving by public bureaucracies. Published in Palgrave Macmillan.

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Linguistic Policies and Citizens’ Claims in a Multinational State: The Case of Spain

Linguistic Policies and Citizens’ Claims in a Multinational State: The Case of Spain

Book chapter by Andrea C. BianculliJacint Jordana and Siresa López Berengueres, in Citizenship in Segmented Societies. Lessons for the EU, edited by Francis Cheneval and Mónica Ferrín. Using historical, political and sociological perspectives, the authors explore varied experiences of combining multiple identities into a single sense of citizenship.

Published in Edward Elgar Publishing.

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Iberia: Portugal and Spain

Iberia: Portugal and Spain

Book chapter by Laia Mestres and Antonio Raimundo, in Europe's Brexit. EU Perspectives on Britain's Vote to Leave, edited by Tim Oliver. This book offers an in-depth analysis of the attitudes and opinions of the rest of Europe towards the UK’s decision to leave. Each essay draws on the research of country experts and together they provide essential context for understanding the likely negotiating position of the European nations towards the UK.

Published in Agenda Publishing.

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Technology, Institutions and Labor. Manufacturing Automobiles in Argentina and Turkey

Technology, Institutions and Labor. Manufacturing Automobiles in Argentina and Turkey

In this book, IBEI Assistant Professor Fulya Apaydin argues that labor responses to dramatic technological change are influenced by the political institutions of the Global South more than any other factor. With a focus on Argentina and Turkey, two case studies are provided in which technology has provoked differing levels of strikes, walkouts and extended protest.

Published in Palgrave Macmillan.

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Spanien

Spanien

Eduard Soler i Lecha, IBEI Affiliated Professor; and Laia Mestres, IBEI Research Fellow; co-author this book chapter in German in Jahrbuch der Europäischen Integration 2018, edited by Werner Weidenfeld and Wolfgang Wessels. The authors' research focuses on the European political events of the 2017/2018 reporting period and provides information on the work of the European institutions, the development of the individual EU policies, and Europe's role in the world. Published in Nomos Verlag.

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