Research Methods in European Union Studies

Research Methods in European Union Studies


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This collection sets a new agenda for conducting research on the EU and learns from past mistakes. In doing so it provides a state-of-the-art examination of social science research designs in EU studies while providing innovative guidelines for the advancement of more inclusive and empirically sensitive research designs in EU studies

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780230363052
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 07/07/2015
Series: Palgrave Studies in European Union Politics
Edition description: 2015
Pages: 342
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.03(d)

About the Author

Magnus Blomgren, Umeå University, Sweden
Angela Bourne, University of Roskilde, Denmark
Sevasti Chatzopoulou, Roskilde University, Denmark
Laura Cram, University of Edinburgh, UK
Amandine Crespy, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium
Theofanis Exadaktylos, University of Surrey, UK
Sara Hagemann, London School of Economics and Political Science, UK
Ann-Christina L. Knudsen, Aarhus University, Denmark
Annica Kronsell, Lund University, Sweden
Jenny Lewis, University of Melbourne, Australia
Martino Maggetti, University of Zürich, Switzerland and University of Lausanne, Switzerland
Julie Hassing Nielsen, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Stratos Patrikios, University of Strathclyde, UK
Sebastiaan Princen, Urecht University the Netherlands
Claudio Radaelli, University of Exeter, UK
Ben Rosamond, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Michael Strange, Malmö University, Sweden
Alex Warleigh-Lack, University of Surrey, UK

Table of Contents

PART I: OVERVIEW 1. Crossroads in European Union Studies; Kennet Lynggaard, Karl Löfgren and Ian Manners 2. Methodology in European Union Studies; Ben Rosamond 3. European Union History; Ann-Christina L. Knudsen PART II: MICRO-ANALYSIS 4. European Identity: Conflict and Cooperation; Angela Bourne 5. People and Social Groups in the European Union; Michael Strange 6. Single Policy Study: Three Variations in Design; Annica Kronsell and Ian Manners 7. Analysing European Discourses; Amandine Crespy PART III: MESO-ANALYSIS 8. Agenda-setting; Sebastiaan Princen 9. Studies of Bargaining in the European Union; Sara Hagemann 10. Implementation Studies: Beyond a Legalistic Approach; Karl Löfgren 11. Analysing Networks; Jenny M. Lewis and Sevasti Chatzopoulou 12. Visual Primes and European Union Identity: Designing Experimental Research; Laura Cram and Stratos Patrikios 13. Europeanisation; Theofanis Exadaktylos and Claudio M. Radaelli PART IV: MACRO-ANALYSIS 14. The European Union in Global Politics: Normative Power and Longitudinal Interpretation; Ian Manners 15. The Blurred Boundaries and Multiple Effects of European Integration and Globalisation; Kennet Lynggaard 16. Hard and Soft Governance; Martino Maggetti 17. Political Parties and the European Union; Magnus Blomgren 18. Studying European Union Attitude Formation Using Experiments; Julie Hassing Nielsen 19. European Union Studies and the New Regionalism; Alex Warleigh-Lack 20. Research Strategies in European Union Studies: Beyond Dichotomies; Ian Manners, Kennet Lynggaard, and Karl Löfgren

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