Europe Today: National Politics, European Integration, and European Security / Edition 2

Europe Today: National Politics, European Integration, and European Security / Edition 2

by Ronald Tiersky
     
 

ISBN-10: 0742528049

ISBN-13: 9780742528048

Pub. Date: 03/15/2004

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

This engaging new text is a true post-Cold War enterprise. The contributors, an authoritative group of Americans and Europeans, explore the new Europe-West and East - using intertwining themes of domestic politics, European integration, and European security. The chapters-divided into country, institutional, and thematic sections - are both student and teacher…  See more details below

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This engaging new text is a true post-Cold War enterprise. The contributors, an authoritative group of Americans and Europeans, explore the new Europe-West and East - using intertwining themes of domestic politics, European integration, and European security. The chapters-divided into country, institutional, and thematic sections - are both student and teacher friendly: clearly written, engaging, and tailored for classroom discussion. Each chapter provides necessary basic information and explanations, enhanced by an accessible and distinctive perspective on concepts and current debates.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780742528048
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
03/15/2004
Series:
Europe Today Series
Edition description:
2nd Edition
Pages:
536
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the second edition
Map of Europe
Timeline of events leading to the current state of the European Union
1Europe : international crisis and the future of integration3
2The European Union : from community to constitution21
3European monetary union and the problem of macroeconomic governance59
4NATO : European security and beyond?89
5EU enlargement : the return to Europe119
6Keep out! protectionism, migration control, and globalization145
7The making of a supranational rule of law : the battle for supremacy177
8Unified Germany : the desire for stability and the need for change211
9France : ending the Gaullist era?251
10Britain : in and out of Europe?297
11Italy : a society in search of a state345
12Spain : "middle power" or "major player"?385
13Scandinavia : still the middle way?409
14Poland : breaking multiple barriers455
Glossary487
Index493
About the contributors513

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