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Title Research design in European studies : establishing causality in Europeanization / edited by Theofanis Exadaktylos, Claudio M. Radaelli
Published Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (xx, 273 pages)
Series Palgrave studies in European Union politics
Palgrave studies in European Union politics.
Contents 1. Europeanization: The Challenge of Establishing Causality / C.M. Radaelli -- 2. Looking for Causality in the Literature on Europeanization / T. Exadaktylos & C.M. Radaelli -- 3. Causality in Quantitative Approaches / A.E. Toller -- 4. Europeanization: A Critical Realist Perspective / I. Bache, S. Bulmer & D. Gunay -- 5. Discursive Institutional Analytical Strategies / K. Lynggaard -- 6. Beyond Non-compliance with Legal Norms / S. Saurugger -- 7. Delayed Europeanization: Multiple Hypotheses and Small Number of Cases / D. Panke -- 8. The Europeanization of Healthcare: Processes and Factors / D.S. Martinsen -- 9. How Cities Encounter Europe: Mechanisms and Modes / S. Dossi -- 10. Understanding Causality and Change in Party Politics / R. Ladrech -- 11. Europeanization of Foreign Policy outside the Common Foreign and Security Policy / T. Exadaktylos -- 12. Rival Hypotheses: Comparing the Roles of the EU and Black Sea Economic Cooperation Organization in Good Governance Reforms / S. Ladi -- 13. Being Clear Enough to be Wrong: Europeanization Refuted and Defended / K. Moumoutzis -- 14. Lessons Learned: Beyond Causality / C.M. Radaelli & T. Exadaktylos
Summary Informed by epistemological pluralism and state-of-the-art debate on research design in the social sciences, this volume combines conceptual elaboration with substantive research puzzles. Research Design in European Studies investigates different notions of causality and relates them to methods and techniques. Designed for use either in a course on European Union politics or in preparing projects on Europeanization, the book offers an applied perspective on research methods in specific areas of qualitative approaches to causality, as well as chapters introducing quantitative, critical realist, and discursive strategies. Substantively, the contributors tackle research issues in the domains of compliance, EU external relations, foreign policy, health care, party politics and urban governance
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject European Union -- Research -- Methodology.
European cooperation -- Research -- Methodology.
European federation -- Research -- Methodology.
Form Electronic book
Author Exadaktylos, Theofanis, 1982-
Radaelli, Claudio M. (Claudio Maria), 1960-
LC no. 2012010270
ISBN 1137005092 (electronic bk.)
1137005122 (EPUB)
9781137005090 (electronic bk.)
9781137005120 (EPUB)