The Member States of the European Union

Overview


This book is the most comprehensive study of the European member states available. It covers the principal member states in separate chapters, as well as bringing together the smaller member states in comparative groupings, and also includes a chapter on the new member states. The country chapters look at the wider political issues associated with integration and not just policy machinery. In order to help readers understand the interaction of the member states, there are sections which cover analytical and ...
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Overview


This book is the most comprehensive study of the European member states available. It covers the principal member states in separate chapters, as well as bringing together the smaller member states in comparative groupings, and also includes a chapter on the new member states. The country chapters look at the wider political issues associated with integration and not just policy machinery. In order to help readers understand the interaction of the member states, there are sections which cover analytical and empirical themes such as EU member relations and the European economy.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780199544837
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Publication date: 3/1/2013
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 456
  • Sales rank: 1,207,605
  • Product dimensions: 6.90 (w) x 9.60 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Simon Bulmer is Jean Monet Professor of European Politics at the University of Manchester.
Christian Lequesne is Research Director at the Centre Fran├žais de Recherche en Science Sociales in Prague.

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Table of Contents

1. The European Union and its Member States: An Overview, Simon Bulmer & Christian Lequesne
Part 1 Analysis
2. Europeanization: Concept, Theory and Methods, Paolo R. Graziano and Maarten P. Vink
Part 2 The Member States
3. Genuine Europeanization or Monnet for Nothing?, Olivier Rozenberg
4. Germany: In Search of a New Balance, Timm Beichelt
5. The United Kingdom: Towards Isolation and a Parting of the Ways?, David Allen
6. Spain: Modernization through Europeanization, Francesc Morata
7. Sweden: From Scepticism to Pragmatic Support, Anna Michalski
8. Poland: An Awkward Partner Redeemed, Nathaniel Copsey
9. Estonia: Excelling at Self-Exertion, Piret Ehin
10. Romania: Uneven Europeanization, Dimitris Papadimitriou and David Phinnemore
11. Contrasting States of Europeanization, Simon Bulmer and Christian Lequesne
Part 3 Europeanization
12. Europeanization and Member State Institutions, Hussein Kassim
13. Europeanization and Political Parties, Robert Ladrech
14. The Europeanization of Interest Groups and Social Movements, Sabine Saurugger
15. The Europeanization of Member State Policy, Simon Bulmer and Claudio M. Radaelli
16. Europeanization and Sub-national Authorities, Peter Bursens
17. The Europeanization of National Economies, Vivien A. Schmidt
Conclusion, Simon Bulmer and Christian Lequesne

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