narrowly won by the cross-party “establishment” coalition that favored the Treaty. In May 2005, the referendum on the proposed European constitution went the other way. The eurozone crisis, beginning on the heels of the financial crisis of 2008, kept the
After the Party
Trump, Le Pen, and the New Normal
Cues for Integration
Foreign Policy Beliefs and German Parliamentarians’ Support for European Integration
A. Burcu Bayram
Charlotte Galpin, “Has Germany ‘Fallen Out of Love’ with Europe? The Eurozone Crisis and the ‘Normalization’ of Germany’s European Identity,” German Politics & Society 33, no. 1–2 (2015): 25–41; Peter J. Katzenstein, Tamed Power: Germany in Europe
From Civilian Power to a Geo-economic Shaping Power
Stephen F. Szabo
paying for German unification and then for enhancing its economic base. German policies during the Eurozone crisis and its treatment of Greece marked a shift toward a more openly geo-economic approach. Initially the German state was driven by economic
Joyce Marie Mushaben, Shelley Baranowski, Trevor J. Allen, Sabine von Mering, Stephen Milder, Volker Prott, and Peter C. Pfeiffer
there are references throughout to the Eurozone crisis, much of these analyses should be reconsidered as the numerous crises besetting Europe wear on. Other shortcomings seem entirely due to the enormity of the problem posed. After the volume is read
The Race for Third
Small Parties in the 2017 Bundestag Election
David F. Patton
election result, while the Eurozone crisis of the early 2010s and the refugee crisis of 2015 were the external shocks that conditioned the AfD’s ascent in 2013 and its triumph four years later. By 2017, both the spd and cdu / csu were competing with
Two of the Same Kind?
The Rise of the AfD and its Implications for the CDU/CSU
the cdu ’s ideological distinctiveness and thereby creating the demand for another conservative party option. 1 When Merkel agreed to bailout eu member states affected by the Eurozone crisis, a group of former cdu members around Bernd Lucke and
It Was Not Meant to Be This Way
An Unfortunate Case of Anglo-Saxon Parochialism?
filling jobs. This was driven by the Eurozone crisis – from 150,000 migrants a year from the EU in 2012 to over 250,000 a year in 2015 ( Hawkins 2016 ). In the background too remained the refugee crisis. Even though very few of those fleeing violence in
How Much ‘Europeanness’ Remains in Contemporary Russia?
very bad relations with Russia ( Analysis of the Perception of the EU 2015 ). The report shows that the EU is mainly perceived in Russia as an actor that cannot deal with the Eurozone crisis on its own; as being in the shadow of the U.S.A. in terms of
The Alternative for Germany from Breakthrough toward Consolidation?
A Comparative Perspective on Its Organizational Development
E. Gene Frankland
over more extreme challengers. Second, the AfD's signature issues are likely to remain high on the policy agenda in Germany, especially in the eastern states. As public concerns about the Eurozone crisis abated, concerns soared about immigration
Right-Wing Populism and International Issues
A Case Study of the AfD
in Europe for some time (e.g., in Italy with Silvio Berlusconi in the 1990s), the recent populist surge has its roots in the financial crisis in 2008, the Eurozone crisis in 2010, and the migration crisis of 2015. It is also fueled by a growing urban