An Awkward Partner: Britain in the European Community / Edition 3 by Stephen George | 9780198782230 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
An Awkward Partner: Britain in the European Community / Edition 3

An Awkward Partner: Britain in the European Community / Edition 3

by Stephen George
     
 

ISBN-10: 0198782233

ISBN-13: 9780198782230

Pub. Date: 07/28/1998

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Britain joined the EU in 1973, over twenty years after the first of the European Communities was formed. Within a year, Britain had established a reputation for being at odds with major Community initiatives and for taking an independent point of view. An Awkward Partner surveys the policies that earned Britain this reputation, recording the role successive British

Overview

Britain joined the EU in 1973, over twenty years after the first of the European Communities was formed. Within a year, Britain had established a reputation for being at odds with major Community initiatives and for taking an independent point of view. An Awkward Partner surveys the policies that earned Britain this reputation, recording the role successive British governments have played in the European Community. In this third edition Stephen George brings his analysis up to date, taking the story of the Major Government through to its end in the 1997 general election.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198782230
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
07/28/1998
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
312
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
1. The Background: Britain and Europe, 1945-1973
2. The Heath Government, 1970-1974
3. The Wilson Governments, 1974-1976
4. The Callaghan Government, 1967-1979
5. The Thatcher Governments, 1979-1984: Settling the Budgetary Dispute
6. The Thatcher Governments after 1984: New Directions for the Community
7. The Last Years of Thatcher Governments, 1989-1990
8. The Major Governments
9. Conclusion: Still Awkward after all this Time?
Introduction
1. The Background: Britain and Europe, 1945-1973
2. The Heath Government, 1970-1974
3. The Wilson Governments, 1974-1976
4. The Callaghan Government, 1967-1979
5. The Thatcher Governments, 1979-1984: Settling the Budgetary Dispute
6. The Thatcher Governments after 1984: New Directions for the Community
7. The Last Years of Thatcher Governments, 1989-1990
8. The Major Governments
9. Conclusion: Still Awkward after all this Time?

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >