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Germany: Hegemon or Free Rider?

Stephen F. Szabo

strategic purpose. It has acted as a hegemon primarily in economic policy areas, and most importantly in the Eurozone crisis. Here the combination of power resources, ideas, and domestic politics saw Berlin shape the outcome of the Greek crisis and the

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Revisiting Europe in search of regional cohesion

John Agnew

gradients in macro-economic unevenness paralleling continuing West to East unevenness in economic growth and per capita incomes ( Berend, 2009 ; Strupczewski & Guarascio, 2018 ). As the expansion to the East largely stalled, the eurozone crisis of 2008

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A New Blue-Collar Force

The Alternative for Germany and the Working Class

Philipp Adorf

submersion, the dilution of our civilizational values” 23 on the other. Conducted during the ongoing Eurozone crisis, the 2012 presidential campaign saw Marine Le Pen and her party place a substantially bigger emphasis on economic issues than in previous

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The German New Right and Its Think Tanks

Hartwig Pautz

actors, namely, think tanks and how they sought to ingrain New Right thinking into the AfD between 2013 and 2017. This is the period that saw the foundation of the AfD at the peak of the Eurozone crisis, the AfD's rightward shift toward embracing (after

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Reordering German Liberalism

Re-examining the Social Market Economy in the 2021 Bundestag Election

Mark I. Vail

witnessed the intensification of critiques of Germany's adherence to the orthodoxies of monetarism and fiscal probity that had long dominated German economic policy debates, particularly since the Eurozone crisis of 2010–2011. As with all such articles of

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Rethinking “new regionalisms” out of Africa 2020

Timothy M. Shaw and Abigail Kabandula

-state, ecological, informal, and even illegal transnational “regions” are so considered rather than just traditional interstate organizations ( Fanta et al., 2013 ). And the eurozone crisis concentrated in the Portugal, Ireland, Italy, Greece and Spain (PIIGS), now

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Deutschland einig Vaterland?

East-West Cleavages in Germany Thirty Years After Reunification

Christian Schweiger

electoral fortunes the AfD is consequently moving towards becoming a catch-all party in eastern Germany, which is gaining support from across all sections of society. The AfD originally emerged as a single-issue anti-euro party at the peak of the Eurozone

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German Hegemony? The Federal Republic of Germany in Post Cold War European Affairs

Luke B. Wood

?” Journal of European Public Policy 20 (2013): 13871405; Simon Bulmer, “Germany and the Eurozone Crisis: Between Hegemony and Domestic Politics,” West European Politics 37 (2014): 1244-1263; Miguel Otero-Inglesias “Still Waiting for Paris: Germany

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Christiane Lemke and Dominic Nyhuis

: the Eurozone crisis, the migrant crisis, and the COVID-19 crisis. Applying a gender-sensitive lens, Lemke finds that Merkel's rules-based approach in foreign relations persisted, while her policy positions changed over time, in part influenced by her

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Book Reviews

Hilary Silver, Jeffrey Luppes, Joyce Mushaben, Ambika Natarajan, Helge F. Jani, Darren O'Byrne, Christopher Thomas Goodwin, and Stephen J. Silvia

.” (10) Given the pedigree of dysfunctional developments, the editors call the present situation in the opening chapter “a multi-dimensional crisis.” (1) First and foremost, the crisis dates back to the beginning of the Eurozone Crisis in autumn 2008