Journals Higher Education



Published: 30 April 2007

256 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719073700

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Europe and civil society

Movement coalitions and European governance

Carlo Ruzza

Published by Manchester University Press

Europe in Change MUP

  • Provides an in-depth examination of how public interest groups and social movements seek to influence the European policy-making process
  • Based on a comparison of the role of networks of activists and their allies - in influencing decision-making at the European Union level in three specific areas of policy-making: environmentalism, anti-racism and ethno-nationalist regionalism
  • Draws on systematic documentary analysis and an extensive series of interviews with activists and institutional actors to examine the role of public interest organisations in these three areas
  • Reflects topical societal concerns and facilitates new insights into the study of European policy-making, political sociology, and social movement research Newly available in paperback