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Linking Europe: Transport Policies and Politics in the European Union

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Overview

Long overlooked, transport is emerging as an important policy area for the European Union and is a growing source of political tension. This broad-based analysis of the European transport industry includes an in-depth examination of the four major modes: rail, road, air, and shipping, also the EU's growing cross-border transport links. Ross frames this discussion with a look at the role of transport in the overall European political economy—past, present, and future.

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Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher

"The book is an admirable addition to the sparse literature on the subject."

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European Access

"For the transport professional as well as administrative offical and academics, this book provides very interesting and informative reading. . . . Whether one agrees with the author's position or not, Linking Europe makes for both instructive and interesting reading that will indeed satisfy most readers."

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A broad sectoral analysis of European transport issues in light of the evolving policy and politics of integration. Looks at the progress to date, and finds it greater than economic and political progress, and at the problems still to overcome; analyzes key issues in rail, road, air, and shipping and the impact of deregulation and cooperation; and examines the disparate questions as parts of an emerging continent-wide transport system. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780275952488
  • Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 2/28/1998
  • Pages: 286
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.81 (d)

Meet the Author

JOHN F. L. ROSS teaches at the American College of Greece in Athens.

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Table of Contents

Tables and Figures
Preface
Abbreviations
Pt. I European Transport: Progress and Problems
1 Perspectives on European Transport 3
2 The Common Transport Policy: The EU's Unfinished Legacy 37
Pt. II Modal Developments in European Transport
3 Iron Roosters: The Railroads 63
4 Insolent Chariots: The Road Sector 91
5 Birds of Prey: The Airlines 117
6 Ships of Fortune: Maritime Transport 153
Pt. III European Transport Toward the 21st Century
7 Structural, Transnational and Multi-Modal Initiatives 181
8 Europe's Incomplete Transport Revolution 217
Selected Bibliography 237
Name Index 249
Subject Index 253
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