By Eve Hepburn
Throughout Europe, stateless nationalist and regionalist events have moved from ‘niche’ actors in occasion structures to mainstream political avid gamers. now not the ‘outsider’ in celebration politics, those events have effectively entered executive on the local and nation degrees and plenty of were chargeable for pushing the time table for radical constitutional switch within the uk, Spain, Italy, Belgium, Germany and France.
However, the transformation of those events from peripheral hobbies to validated events of presidency doesn't come with out its difficulties. when those events have been as soon as in a position to concentrate on the one factor of self-determination, they've been pressured to alter their suggestions, regulate their behaviour and compromise on their ideas so that it will reach an period of electoral volatility, partisan dealignment and multi-level governance.
This publication explores how stateless nationalist and regionalist events throughout Western Europe have answered to the dual demanding situations of multi-level politics (i.e. working on the neighborhood, nation and eu levels), and a multi-dimensional coverage house, wherein they need to articulate coverage proposals along their territorial calls for. Written by means of major specialists within the box, this can be a state-of-the-art choice of theoretical, analytical and empirical paintings at the demanding situations at the moment dealing with nationalist and regionalist events in Europe.
This booklet was once formerly released as a distinct factor of Regional and Federal Studies.
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