The Political System of the European Union / Edition 3

The Political System of the European Union / Edition 3

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by Simon Hix, Bjorn Hoyland
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0230249817

ISBN-13: 9780230249813

Pub. Date: 03/29/2011

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

Hix (European and comparative politics, London School of Economics and Political Science, UK) presents an introduction to the political system of the European Union. Assessing a variety of explanatory theoretical models, he describes the organization and operation of executive, legislative, and judicial governance. He then offers separate chapters analyzing the

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Hix (European and comparative politics, London School of Economics and Political Science, UK) presents an introduction to the political system of the European Union. Assessing a variety of explanatory theoretical models, he describes the organization and operation of executive, legislative, and judicial governance. He then offers separate chapters analyzing the influence of public opinion, parties and elections, and interest representation on EU politics. Finally, he looks at the formation of policy in the areas of market regulation, expenditures, economic and monetary union, citizen freedom and security policies, and foreign policy. Annotation ©2005 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230249813
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
03/29/2011
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
PART I: GOVERNMENT
Executive Politics
Legislative Politics
Judicial Politics
PART II: POLITICS
Public Opinion
Democracy, Parties and Elections
Interest Representation
PART III: POLICIES
Regulation of the Single Market
Expenditure Policies
Economic and Monetary Union
Interior Policies
Foreign Policies
Conclusion

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This book contains a treasury of theoretical approaches to EU. It summarises and explores further the possibilities to study European Union as a political system. It is very innovative and challenges the most popular approaches, developed in international relation theory by offering completely different perspective.