While the negotiations on the Greek bailout were making headlines all across Europe, the Central Library of the Council ordered Yanis Varoufakis’ latest book ‘Economic indeterminacy: a personal encounter with the economist’s peculiar nemesis’. The new finance minister of Greece describes his main theories in the fields of political economy and economic methodology, with chapters ranging from ‘Bargaining by rules of thumb’ to ‘The social foundations of corruption’.
Meanwhile, the MIT press takes a longer term perspective on economic matters in its volume ‘In 100 years: leading economists predict the future’, edited by Ignacio Palacios-Huerta.
Several books revolve around the legitimacy of European integration and problems of legitimacy in European Union. Kenneth Dyson reveals what he calls ‘The Saints and Sinners in European history and integration’.
Finally, three volumes attempt to describe the phenomenon of the internationalisation of Islamist terrorism and the radicalisation of young citizens of Europe.