Books and special issues


RECON researchers are involved in a number of other projects and a broad range of research. The following list of books and special issues of journals are publications that do not necessarily result directly from the project, but are nevertheless of particular relevance to RECON and are authored or edited by key partners in the project. 


States of Democracy: A Gendered View of Europe
Yvonne Galligan (ed.)
Routledge, forthcoming 2014 (WP 4)


The Costs of Children: Parenting and Democracy in Contemporary Europe
David Mayes and Mark Thomson (eds)
Edward Elgar, 2012 (
WP 7)


The Politics of Ratification of EU Treaties
Carlos Closa
Routledge, 2013 (WP 2)


Democratising the EU from Below? Citizenship, Civil Society and the Public Sphere
Ulrike Liebert, Alexander Gattig and Tatjana Evas (eds)
Ashgate, 2013 (WP 5)


Judicial Application of European Union Law in Post-Communist Countries: The Cases of Estonia and Latvia
Tatjana Evas
Ashgate, 2013 (WP 2)


Identities, Ideologies, and Representations in Post-Transition Hungary
Maria Heller and Borbala Kriza (eds)
Eötvös University Press, 2012 (WP 8)

Multilayered Representation in the European Union: Parliaments, Courts and the Public Sphere
Tatjana Evas, Ulrike Liebert and Christopher Lord (eds)
Nomos, 2012 (WP 2, WP 3 and WP 5)

De la crisis económica a la crisis constitucional de la Unión Europea
Agustín José Menéndez
EOLAS Ediciones, Librería Universitaria León, 2012 (in Spanish) (WP 7)

Collective Identity and Democracy in the Enlarging Europe
Magdalena Góra, Zdzisław Mach and Katarzyna Zielińska (eds)
Peter Lang, 2012 (WP 8)

The Challenge of Democratic Representation in the European Union
Sandra Kröger and Dawid Friedrich (eds)
Palgrave Macmillan, 2012 (WP 3)

Rethinking Democracy and the European Union
Erik Oddvar Eriksen and John Erik Fossum (eds)
Routledge, 2012 (WP 1)

The EU’s Common Foreign and Security Policy: The Quest for Democracy
Helene Sjursen (ed.)
Journal of European Public Policy, Special Issue, Vol. 18, No. 8, 2011 (WP 6)

Learning from the EU Constitutional Treaty
Ben Crum
Routledge, 2012 (WP 2)

Conflicts Law as Constitutional Form in the Postnational Constellation
Christian Joerges, Poul F. Kjaer and Tommi Ralli (eds)
Transnational Legal Theory, Special Issue, Vol. 2, No. 2, 2011 (WP 9)

Democracy, state and society: European integration in Central and Eastern Europe
Magdalena Góra and Katarzyna Zielińska (eds)
Jagellonian University Press, 2011 (WP 8)

Agency governance in the European Union
Berthold Rittberger and Arndt Wonka (eds)
Journal of European Public Policy, Special Issue, Vol. 18, No. 6, 2011 (WP 3)

Jürgen Habermas Volumes I and II
Camil Ungureanu, Klaus Günther and Christian Joerges (eds)
Ashgate, 2011 (
WP 9)

Politics of religion in Western Europe
François Forêt and Xabier Itçaina (eds)
Routledge, 2011 (WP 5)

The financial crisis in constitutional perspective: the dark side of functional differentiation
Poul F. Kjaer, Gunther Teubner and Alberto Febbrajo (eds)
Hart, 2011 (
WP 9)

Culture and external relations: Europe and beyond
Jozef Bátora and Monika Mokre (eds)
Ashgate, 2011

Karl Polanyi, globalisation and the potential of law in transnational markets
Christian Joerges and Josef Falke (eds)
Hart, 2011 (
WP 9)

Law and democracy in Neil MacCormick’s legal and political theory: the post-soverign constellation
Agustín José Menéndez and John Erik Fossum (eds)
Springer, 2011 (WP 2)

Die demokratische Kontrolle internationalisierter Sicherheitspolitik: Demokratiedefizite bei Militäreinsätzen und in der europäischen Politik innerer Sicherheit
Wolfgang Wagner
Nomos, 2011 (
WP 6)

The constitution’s gift: a constitutional theory for a democratic European Union
John Erik Fossum and Agustín José Menéndez
Rowman and Littlefield, 2011 (
WP 2)

European stories: intellectual debates on Europe in national contexts
Justine Lacroix and Kalypso Nicolaïdis (eds)
Oxford University Press, 2010 (
WP 5)

Conflict of laws and laws of conflict in Europe and beyond: patterns of supranational and transnational juridification
Rainer Nickel (ed.)
Intersentia, 2010 (
WP 9)

The new politics of European civil society
Ulrike Liebert and Hans-Jörg Trenz (eds)
Routledge, 2010 (
WP 5)

Political theory of the European Union
Jürgen Neyer and Antjer Wiener (eds)
Oxford University Press, 2010

Migracje i tożsamość. Od teorii do analizy przypadku
[Migration and identity: from theory to case study]

Dariusz Niedźwiedzki
Nomos, 2010 (
WP 8)

Between governing and governance: on the emergence, function and form of Europe’s post-national constellation
Poul F. Kjaer
Hart Publishing, 2010 (
WP 9)

The unfinished democratization of Europe
Erik O. Eriksen
Oxford University Press, 2009 (
WP 1)

Der Sinn von Demokratie. Die Diskurstheorie der Demokratie und die Debatte über die Legitimität der EU
Daniel Gaus
Campus, 2009 (
WP 1)


New approaches to civil society in Europe
Ulrike Liebert and Hans-Jörg Trenz (eds)
Policy and Society, Special Issue, Vol. 28, No. 1, pp. 1-98, 2009 (WP 5)


Politique et religion en France et en Belgique
François Foret (ed.)
Editions de l’Université de Bruxelles, 2009 (WP 5)

European integration from Rome to Berlin: 1957-2007
Julio Baquero Cruz and Carlos Closa Montero
Peter Lang, 2009 (WP 2)


Légitimer l’Europe: Pouvoir et symbolique à l’ère de la gouvernance
François Foret
Presses de Sciences Po, Paris, 2008 (WP 5)


The invisible constitution of politics: contested norms and international encounters
Antje Wiener
Cambridge University Press, 2008 (WP 6)


¿Y por fin somos europeos? La comunicación politica en el debate constituyente europeo
Hans-Jörg Trenz, Agustín José Menéndez and Fernando Losada (eds)
Dykinson, 2008 (WP 5)

Law, democracy and solidarity in a post-national union: the unsettled political order of Europe
Erik Oddvar Eriksen, Christian Joerges and Florian Rödl (eds)
Routledge, 2008 (WP 1)


Gender politics and democracy in post-socialist Europe
Yvonne Galligan, Sara Clavero and Marina Calloni
Barbara Budrich, 2008 (WP 4)

Europe in contention: debating the Constitutional Treaty
Ulrike Liebert (ed.)
Perspectives on European Politics and Society, Special Issue, Vol. 8,  No. 3, 2007 (WP 5)


The European Union and the public sphere: a communicative space in the making?
John Erik Fossum and Philip Schlesinger (eds)
Routledge, 2007 (WP 5)


Anarchie der kommunikative Freiheit: Jürgen Habermas und die Theorie der internationalen Politik
P. Niesen and B. Herborth (eds)
Suhrkamp 2007 (WP 1)


All RECON publications