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  • Häge, Frank M. (SAGE Publications, 2019)
    Imperial Germany is a prominent historical case in the study of Western Europe’s political development. This paper investigates the number and content of political conflict dimensions from the foundation of the modern ...
  • Scully, Diarmuid (University of Limerick, 2018)
    This thesis proposes an electoral system-based explanation for the observable variations in the rate of family following in the parliaments of mature, developed, democratic states. Electoral systems that foster intra-party ...
  • Robinson, Neil (2014)
    This paper looks at the 'cultural turn' in Russian politics that took place after 2011 and explains it as a 'rhetoric of reaction' that was introduced to deal with a crisis of neo-patrimonialism in Russia.
  • Tsagkroni, Vasiliki; Carter, Neil; Ladrech, Robert; Little, Conor (SAGE Publications, 2017)
    This study presents an innovative approach to hand-coding parties’ policy preferences in the relatively new, crosssectoral field of climate change mitigation policy. It applies this approach to party manifestos in six ...
  • Connaughton, Bernadette (De Gruyter OPEN, 2017)
    Ministerial advisers were first formally appointed as support for individual Irish ministers in 1973, and since then their numbers and tasks have considerably expanded. As ‘temporary civil servants’, they are regarded ...
  • Häge, Frank M. (Taylor and Francis, 2011)
    Research on the intra-institutional consequences of differences in the EU's inter-institutional rule configurations is rare. This study investigates the effect of the empowerment of the European Parliament (EP) on the ...
  • Danilova, Nataliya; Dolan, Emma (SAGE Publications, 2020)
    Drawing on analysis of learning materials, interviews and ethnographic observations of Scottish education, we analyse how projects aimed at teaching children to remember wars instil war normalising logics through (a) ...
  • Häge, Frank M. (Oxford University Press, 2019)
    The Presidency plays a crucial role in the management and organisation of the Council’s work and the institution’s interactions with third parties. Formally, the Presidency just chairs the meetings of Council bodies; but ...
  • Costello, Rory (Taylor and Francis, 2020)
    When national interests are threatened by an international political crisis, there is often a ‘rally around the flag’ effect among both the public and the political elite, interpreted as a patriotic response to an external ...
  • Häge, Frank M.; Ringe, Nils (Wiley and Sons Ltd, 2018)
    Specialization and delegation of policy leadership within committees is the norm rather than the exception in legislatures around the world. Yet, little research has studied the sub-groups of lawmakers who serve as ...
  • Hussey, Barry (University of Limerick, 2010)
    This thesis is a realist, disciplinary history of European Union Studies (EUS). It begins by examining a number of criticisms aimed at realist IR theory. By considering these criticisms it is possible to illustrate a ...
  • Morales-Galvez, Sergi; Cetrà, Daniel (SAGE Publications, 2021)
    This article examines the regulation of linguistic diversity in Spain from a combined empirical and normative perspective. Spain is a particularly interesting case due to the intersection of linguistic and national ...
  • Mealy, Sharon (University of Limerick, 2002)
    The European Union's policy in relation to China was outlined in the Commission document A Long Term Policy for Europe China Relations published in 1995. These goals related to • engaging China further on the world ...
  • Quinn, Bríd (Institute of Public Administration of Ireland, 2014)
    Over almost forty years, the objectives, content, operation and outcomes of the EU s regional policy have constantly evolved. The policy has served as an inspiration for new ideas in Irish policy-making and implementation ...
  • Connaughton, Bernadette (University of Limerick, Department of Politics and Public Administration, 2010)
    Ireland is no different to other EU/OECD countries whereby ongoing reform is pursued in order to enhance the public sector’s capacity to deal with expanding policy competences, societal change and the demands of an ...
  • Adshead, Maura; Boyle, Richard; Colgan, Anne (Sciendo, 2020)
    The Reform and Delivery Office (RDO) in the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform has developed a series of case studies on citizen engagement, in partnership with researchers and public bodies, as a commitment under ...
  • Adshead, Maura (De Gruyter Open, 2018)
    This book presents two years of ‘fly on the wall’ insights into an examination of the single biggest cross-sectoral public sector reform initiative ever carried out in the Irish state
  • Robinson, Neil (Taylor & Francis, 2011)
    The international financial crisis brought Russia's run of economic growth to a halt and has given a greater sense of urgency to President Medvedev's calls for modernization. This, however, does not mean that crisis has ...
  • Robinson, Neil (De EuropaDipartimento di Culture, Politica e Società - Università di TorinoNeil.Robinson@ul.ie, 2019)
    The charge of Russophobia has been made increasingly frequently against Western critics of Russia in the last few years. Much of this criticism has been made by Russian media and commentators rather than by high officials ...
  • Häge, Frank M. (Taylor and Francis, 2016)
    Does the Presidency of the Council of the European Union have the ability to direct the political attention of this body by emphasising and de-emphasising policy issues according to its own priorities? This study examines ...

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