Europeanizing social democracy? : the rise of the Party of European Socialists / Simon Lightfoot.

Presenting a detailed explanation of party politics in the European Union, this new book uses the Party of European Socialists (PES) as a key case study, and tests the relevance of existing theoretical work on the meaning, significance, and prospects for realising other 'Europarties'. This...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Lightfoot, Simon.
Format: Book
Published: Abingdon, Oxfordshire ; New York : Routledge, 2005.
Series:Routledge advances in European politics ; 31.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Theoretical perspectives : how to understand Europarties
  • Historical context : from the First International to the PES
  • The social democratic policy area : PES employment policy
  • The PES and the development of socialist environment policy
  • A success story? : PES influence over the outcomes of the Treaty of Amsterdam
  • PES influence on the EU agenda since Amsterdam.