The Euro: European Integration Theory and Economic and Monetary Union / Edition 296

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Overview

With euro banknotes and coins starting to circulate as of January 2002, this timely book comes at a crucial juncture for the European Union. Exploring the origins of and progress toward the introduction of the euro, the contributors focus on the importance of economic and monetary union (EMU) as part of the larger process of European integration. Thus, chapters consider the value and limits of a range of theoretical approaches for understanding economic and monetary integration, the pros and cons of EMU's institutional design, and country-specific experiences. With an international group of leading scholars representing a range of disciplines, this book offers a broad perspective on the dynamics of EMU.
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Editorial Reviews

German Politics
A worthy contribution to the understanding of European integration in general and EMU in particular.
Kathleen R. McNamara
An accomplished set of papers that span a range of theoretical perspectives and together provide a novel and useful commentary on one of the most intriguing developments in the international political economy—European monetary union.
Kevin Featherstone
A broad and accessible introduction to the EMU maze that guides us through contending theories and evaluates their relevance. The authors give expert, often iconoclastic, critiques to inspire us on our journey. Policy experts and academic analysts alike will benefit from reading this volume, while students and the lay reader will find it readily opens up the maze to them as well.
Booknews
In these fourteen chapters political scientists, economists, and other scholars consider theoretical issues relating to European integration and global change. They examine the implications of economic and monetary union on integration theories, the roles of ideas and identities within monetary theories, the institutions that are giving the integration its shape, and the efforts to hold those institutions accountable. Country studies analyze French policy- making, German influence, and the Italian case. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780742518834
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 3/28/2002
  • Series: Governance in Europe Series
  • Edition number: 296
  • Pages: 304
  • Product dimensions: 6.06 (w) x 9.28 (h) x 0.88 (d)

Meet the Author

Amy Verdun holds the Jean Monnet Chair in European Integration Studies and is director of the European Studies Programme at the University of Victoria, British Columbia.
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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction: European Integration, Theories and Global Change Part 2 The Explanatory Power of Intergration Theories: Examining Economic and Monetary Union Chapter 3 Merging Neofunctionalism and Intergovernmentalism: Lessons from EMU Chapter 4 Neofunctionalism and Intergovernmentalism Amalgamated: The Case of EMU Chapter 5 Why States Want EMU: Developing a Theory on National Preferences Part 6 Theorising Monetary Integration: Ideas and Identities Chapter 7 EMU: A Neoliberal Construction Chapter 8 EMU as Europeanisation: Convergence, Diversity, and Contingency Chapter 9 The Gendered Limitations of European Citizenship and Monetary Integration Part 10 Institutions and Accountability Chapter 11 Multilevel Governance and the Independence of the European Central Bank Chapter 12 Macroeconomic Preferences and Europe's Democratic Deficit Chapter 13 The Shape of Things to Come: The EU's Post-EMU Institutional Architechture Part 14 Country Studies Chapter 15 EMU, Integration Theories, and the Annoying Complexities of French Policy-making Chapter 16 German Influence in Shaping EMU: Still a Tamed Power? Chapter 17 European Monetary Integration and Integration Theory: Insights from the Italian Case Part 18 Conclusion: Lessons from Economic and Monetary Union for Theorising European Integration
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