The European Union: Readings on the Theory and Practice of European Integration / Edition 4 available in Paperback
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About the Author
Alexander Stubb is Finland’s minister for European affairs and foreign trade. He previously served as minister of foreign affairs (2008-2011) and as a member of the European Parliament (2004-2008). He is author of several books on European integration.
Table of ContentsPreface.- PART I: VISIONS OF A UNITED EUROPE 1. Ventotene Manifesto; A.Spinelli and E.Rossi.- 2. The Tragedy of Europe; W.S.Churchill.- 3. The Schuman Declaration; R.Schuman.- 4. Preambles to the Treaties Establishing the European Communities (Treaties of Paris and Rome).- 5. A Ferment of Change; J.Monnet.- 6. A Concert of European States; C.de Gaulle.- 7. Preamble to the Single European Act.- 8. A Family of Nations; M.Thatcher.- 9. A Necessary Union; J.Delors.- 10. Preamble to the Treaty on European Union (The Maastricht Treaty).- 11. February 15, or What Binds Europeans Together; J. Habermas and J. Derrida.- 12. Preambles to the Treaty Establishing a Constitution for Europe and the Treaty of Lisbon.- 13. Reflections on the Crisis in Europe J. Barrosso; H. Van Rompuy; A. Merkel; J. Hollande; D. Cameron; R. Sikorski; A. Stubb.- PART II: EARLY CURRENTS IN INTEGRATION THEORY 14. Altiero Spinelli and the Strategy for the United States of Europe; S.Pistone.- 15. A Working Peace System; D.Mitrany.- 16. Political Community and the North Atlantic Area; K.W.Deutsch et al.- 17. The Uniting of Europe; E.B.Haas.- 18. Obstinate or Obsolete? The Fate of the Nation; State and the Case of Western Europe; S.Hoffmann.- 19. The Theory of Economic Integration: An Introduction; B. Balassa.- 20. Of Blind Men, Elephants and International Integration; D. Puchala.- PART III: EUROPE RELAUNCHED 21. European Community and Nation-State; J. Pinder.- 22. 1992: Recasting the European Bargain; W. Sandholtz and J. Zysman.- 23. Integration, Supranational Governance, and the Institutionalization of the European Polity; A.Stone Sweet and W.Sandholtz.- 24. The Choice for Europe; A.Moravcsik.- 25. Europe Before the Court; A. Bailey and W. Mattli.- 26. The Study of the European Community; S. Hix.- 27. Multi-level Governance in the European Union; L.Hooghe and G.Marks.- PART IV: CURRENT DEBATES IN INTEGRATION THEORY 28. The Next Europe: Toward a Federal Union; N. Berggruen and N. Gardels.- 29. The Governance Approach to European Integration; M.Jachtenfuchs.- 30. A Certain Idea of Europe; C. Parsons.- 31. A Postfunctionalist Theory of European Integration; L. Hooghe and G. Marks.- 32. What is European Integration Really About? A Political Guide for Economists; E. Spolaore.
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Reviews of previous editions: 'In little over three hundred and fifty pages, The European Union manages to provide a thorough grounding in the political and theoretical works that continue to dominate the study of European integration.' – Paul Riseborough, Journal of European Affairs
'This is, undoubtedly, the reader of choice for undergraduate and graduate courses on the European Union, and regional or global governance.' – Osvaldo Croci, Journal of European Integration
'Highly accessible to students; each reading is clearly prefaced, set in context, and carefully and honestly abridged.' – Talking Politics