The Government and Politics of the European Union: Seventh Edition / Edition 7

The Government and Politics of the European Union: Seventh Edition / Edition 7

by Neill Nugent
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0230241182

ISBN-13: 9780230241183

Pub. Date: 08/03/2010

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

In this fifth edition of the leading text in its field, Neill Nugent provides comprehensive coverage and analysis of the developments occuring in the European Union. As in earlier editions, this volume presents an introduction to the origins of the Union and provides detailed analysis of the powers involved, the influence and functioning of the EU's principal

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In this fifth edition of the leading text in its field, Neill Nugent provides comprehensive coverage and analysis of the developments occuring in the European Union. As in earlier editions, this volume presents an introduction to the origins of the Union and provides detailed analysis of the powers involved, the influence and functioning of the EU's principal institutions and political actors, as well as perspectives on major policy interests and processes. Thoroughly revised and updated, the book contains extensive new material on such matters as the Treaty of Nice, Economic and Monetary Union, the Lisbon Strategy, security and defense policy, and EU enlargement.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230241183
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
08/03/2010
Series:
European Union Series
Edition description:
Seventh Edition
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

PART 1: THE HISTORICAL EVOLUTION
The Transformation of Western Europe
The Creation of the European Community
From Community to Enlarged Union
PART 2: THE EVOLVING TREATY FRAMEWORK
From Rome to Nice
The Lisbon Treaty
Treaties and the Integration Process
PART 3: THE INSTITUTIONS AND POLITICAL ACTORS OF THE EUROPEAN UNION
The Commission
The Council of Ministers
The European Council
The European Parliament
European Union Law and the Courts
Other Institutions
The Member States
Interest Representation
PART 4: POLICIES AND POLICY PROCESSES OF THE EUROPEAN UNION
The Policy Portfolio
Policy Processes
Internal Policies
External Policies
The Budget
PART 5: STEPPING BACK AND LOOKING FORWARD
Conceptualising and Theorising
Conclusion: Present Realities and Future Prospects
Chronology
Guide to Further Reading
Bibliography
Index

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