Introduction: West European States Confront the Challenge of a New Millennium; P. Heywood, E.Jones & M.Rhodes
PART ONE: THE STATE AND EUROPE
Europe at the Crossroads; E.Jones
Welfare States and Europe and Europe; M.Rhodes
Reorganizing Security in Europe; H.Sjursen
PART TWO: LEGITIMACY: DO STATES COMMAND THE LOYALTY OF THEIR CITIZENS?
Nationalism and Collective Identities: Europe versus the Nation-State?; T.Risse
Participation and Voting; D.Broughton
Party Systems, Electoral Cleavages, and Government Stability; P.Webb
Extremist Movements; C.Mudde
PART THREE: GOVERNANCE AND EFFECTIVENESS: DO STATE INSTITUTIONS DELIVER ON POPULAR DEMANDS?
Executive Capacity and Legislative Limits; P.Heywood
Disintegration or Reconfiguration? Organised Interests in Western Europe; R.Eising & M.Cini
Political Corruption, Democracy, and Governance in Western Europe; P.Heywood, V.Pujas and M.Rhodes
Territorial Politics and the New Regionalism; M.Keating
PART FOUR: RESILIENCE: CAN STATES RESPOND TO NEW CHALLENGES AND DEMANDS?
Environmental Challenges; N.Carter
The Information Society; D.Levy
European Immigration Policies at the Crossroads; C.Joppke
Crime, Trafficking, Prostitution and Drugs; G.Campani
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Keywords: West European Politics