Research Agendas in EU Studies: Stalking the Elephant

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Leading scholars explore the complex questions arising from the ongoing transformation of Europe through the deepening and widening effects of European integration. Based on authoritative analyses, the book takes account of the many national, transnational and international processes and contexts in which European integration has become embedded.

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MICHELLE EGAN is Associate Professor and Jean Monnet Chair of European Integration at the American University, Washington DC, USA.

NEILL NUGENT is Professor of Politics and Jean Monnet Professor of European Integration at Manchester Metropolitan University, UK.

WILLIAM E. PATERSON is Honorary Professor of European and German Politics at Aston University, UK.

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Researching the European Union—M.Egan, N.Nugent& W.E.Paterson
Historical Aplenty: But Still Too Isolated—N.P.Ludlow
Integration Theory—F.Schimmelfennig
The EUs Institutions—N.Nugent& W.E.Paterson
Leadership and Intergovernmental Negotiations in the EU—D.Beach
Governance and European Integration—B.G.Peters& S.Bors
Democracy and EU Governance—B.Rittberger
EU Law: A Tale of Microscope and Telescope—A.Arnull
New Directions in Europeanization Research—C.Radaelli& T.Exadaktylos
Political Economy—M.Egan
Monetary Union—W.Schelkle
Justice and Home Affairs—C.Boswell
Feminist Approaches—J.Kantola
The EU in the World: Future Research Agendas—K.Smith
Europe and Globalization—W.Jacoby & S.Meunier
The Future Shape of the EU—H.Grabbe& U.Sedelmeier
Hastening Slowly—European Union Studies, Between Reinvention and Continuing Fragmentation—W.E.Paterson, N.Nugent& M.Egan

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