Ever Closer Union: An Introduction to European Integration / Edition 4 available in Paperback
Ever Closer Union clearly and engaginglyintroduces the complexities of European integration. The4th edition is fully revised and updated to take account of major changes in the EU,including full coverageof the impact of the Lisbon Treaty.
|Publisher:||Lynne Rienner Publishers, Inc.|
|Edition description:||New Edition|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.20(d)|
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Table of Contents
Introduction.- PART I: HISTORY.- Reconstruction, Reconciliation and Integration, 1945-1957.- Uncertain Terrain, 1958-1972.- A Community in Flux, 1973-1984.- From European Community to European Union, 1985-1992.- The Emergent European Union, 1993-1999.- The Unsettled European Union, 2000-2010.- PART II: INSTITUTIONS.- The Commission.- The European Council and the Council of Ministers.- The European Parliament.- Interinstitutional Dynamics.- PART III: POLICIES.- Agriculture and Cohesion.- The Internal Market and Monetary Union.- Economic Performance: Growth and Jobs.- The Environment, Energy, and Climate Change.- Beyond the EU's Borders.- Internal and External Security.- EU-US Relations.
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Reviews for the previous editions: 'A masterful examination of the history, institutions, and policies of the EU.' – Europe'A rich history, navigable institutional blueprints, and a frank discussion of the past, present, and future activities of the European integration project ... As a teaching resource its comprehensive coverage, attention to detail, and amusing anecdotal style make it an ideal text for undergraduate and graduate courses alike ... its extensive bibliography, logical organization, and historical perspective will make it attractive to researchers as well.' – ECSA Review
'An essential foundation text for the study of the politics of the European Union ... belongs on every student's shelf.' – Cambridge Review of International Affairs
'A tour de force grounded in the politics of the EU's big players.' – Times Education Supplement