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Government and Politics of the European Union / Edition 4
     

Government and Politics of the European Union / Edition 4

by Neill Nugent
 

ISBN-10: 0822322234

ISBN-13: 9780822322238

Pub. Date: 08/01/1999

Publisher: Duke University Press

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

Overview

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:
9780822322238
Publisher:
Duke University Press
Publication date:
08/01/1999
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
480
Product dimensions:
6.15(w) x 9.15(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

1. Setting the Scene: The 'Crises', the Challenges and Their Implications for the Nature and Operation of the EU .- PART 1: THE HISTORICAL EVOLUTION.- 2. The Post-War Transformation of Western Europe .- 3. The Creation of the European Community.- 4. The Deepening of the Integration Process .- 5. The Widening of the Integration Process.- PART 2: THE EVOLVING TREATY FRAMEWORK.- 6. From Rome to Nice.- 7. The Constitutional and Lisbon Treaties.- 8. Treaties and the Integration Process.- PART 3: THE INSTITUTIONS AND POLITICAL ACTORS OF THE EUROPEAN UNION.- 9. The Commission.- 10. The Council of the European Union.- 11. The European Council.- 12. The European Parliament.- 13. European Union Law and the EU's Courts.- 14. Other Institutions.- 15. Interests.- 16. The Member States.- PART 4: POLICIES AND POLICY PROCESSES OF THE EUROPEAN UNION.- 17. Understanding EU Policies.- 18. Policy Processes.- 19. Making and Applying EU Legislation.- 20. Internal Policies.- 21. Agricultural Policy and Policy Processes.- 22. External Policies.- 23. The Budget.- PART 5: STEPPING BACK AND LOOKING FORWARD.- 24. Conceptualising the European Union.- 25. Theorising European Integration and EU Politics.- 26. Conclusion: Present Realities and Future Prospects.- Chronology.- Guide to Further Reading.- Bibliography and References.

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