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European Union Politics - Collection

From its post-war origins, the politics and governance of the European Union have evolved beyond all recognition. Study of this discipline explores the institutions, decision-making processes, history and contemporary issues, and key policies of the European Union.

European Union Politics - Collection

2018 | EU Politics Collection | Book

The Trade Policy of the European Union

This comprehensive and clearly written textbook offers a long-awaited introduction to the trade policy of the European Union, the world's largest trading entity. Gstöhl and De Bièvre provide a comprehensive assessment of the common commercial …

Authors:
Prof. Sieglinde Gstöhl, Prof. Dirk De Bièvre

2018 | EU Politics Collection | Book

The European Parliament

This broad-ranging text examines the political dynamic of the European Parliament (EP), showing how the EP is a key component of the political system of the EU. It looks at how, and how effectively, the parliament translates citizen demands into …

Author:
Ariadna Ripoll Servent

2014 | EU Politics Collection | Book

The European Union

What it is and how it works

The European Union affects the lives of Europeans in many and varied ways, yet, in spite of its reach, it often appears a constrained political system – struggling for internal consensus, reliant on the agreement of national governments, and …

Author:
Ingeborg Tömmel

2017 | EU Politics Collection | Book

The Court of Justice of the European Union and the Politics of Law

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) is one of the central institutions of the EU and has played a decisive role in European integration. As one of the most powerful international courts, at a time when political systems around the …

Authors:
Sabine Saurugger, Fabien Terpan

2011 | EU Politics Collection | Book

Migration and Mobility in the European Union

This book analyses the patterns of migration flow since the end of the Cold War and relates these to political and policymaking processes at EU level and among EU member states. It delivers an original and innovative perspective on the new …

Authors:
Christina Boswell, Andrew Geddes

2016 | EU Politics Collection | Book

Environmental Policy and Politics in the European Union

In recent decades, the European Union has developed one of the world's most stringent sets of environmental policies. These policies cover not only the traditional areas of environmental concern, such as fighting pollution and protecting natural …

Authors:
Tom Delreux, Sander Happaerts

2012 | EU Politics Collection | Book

Development Policy of the European Union

Designed to replace Martin Holland's The European Union and the Third World, this new text provides systematic coverage of the European Union's policies in relation to the developing world in the 21st century and includes substantial coverage of …

Authors:
Martin Holland, Mathew Doidge

2014 | EU Politics Collection | Book

Security and Defence Policy in the European Union

The Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP) has come a long way since its inception as the European Security and Defence Identity under NATO. Yet more than a decade after emerging as an autonomous entity, with its own capacity for civilian …

Author:
Jolyon Howorth

2016 | EU Politics Collection | Book

The European Union and Russia

The relationship between the European Union and Russia is of considerable importance to both partners, but whilst there have been many moments of co-operation between the two, tensions have never been far from the surface and the conflict over …

Authors:
Tuomas Forsberg, Hiski Haukkala

2014 | EU Politics Collection | Book

Cohesion Policy in the European Union

This new text introduces the history, evolution and contemporary state of one of the European Union's most important, expensive and controversial policies. It examines the role that cohesion policy plays in European integration, as well as in …

Authors:
Michael Baun, Dan Marek

2015 | EU Politics Collection | Book

Turkey and the European Union

This book by two leading experts provides a comprehensive analysis of Turkey's relationship with the European Union, set in its regional and international context. It provides three analytical lenses through which the relationship might be …

Authors:
Senem Aydın-Düzgit, Nathalie Tocci

2015 | EU Politics Collection | Book

The European Commission

The European Commission is at the very heart of the European integration process and, with the Council, is one of the two central institutions of the European Union. Its activist role under Jacques Delors led to a dramatic increase in its activity …

Authors:
Neill Nugent, Mark Rhinard

2017 | EU Politics Collection | Book

Interest Representation in the European Union

Why is the EU so reliant upon exchanges with interest organisations?
What safeguards have been developed to prevent capture by special interests, and how effective are these?
How does the EU system of interest representation compare with those of …

Author:
Justin Greenwood

2008 | EU Politics Collection | Book

The European Parliament

The revised and updated 2nd edition of this broad-ranging text examines the political dynamic of the European Parliament within the EU and sets it in the broader context of comparative legislative analysis. The authors make important contributions …

Authors:
David Judge, David Earnshaw

2017 | EU Politics Collection | Book

The European Union in Crisis

The European Union (EU) is in crisis. The crisis extends beyond Brexit, the fluctuating fortunes of the eurozone and the challenge of mass migration. It cuts to the core of the EU itself. Trust is eroding; power is shifting; politics are toxic; …

Authors:
Prof. Desmond Dinan, Prof. Neill Nugent, Prof. William E. Paterson

2016 | EU Politics Collection | Book

Economic and Monetary Union

This accessible text on economic and monetary integration provides readers with a comprehensive look at the evolution of the eurozone, from its beginnings in fixed exchange rate systems through the sovereign debt crisis. It examines why the EMU …

Author:
Michele Chang

2010 | EU Politics Collection | Book

Understanding Euroscepticism

This timely text provides a concise and readable assessment of the dynamics, character and consequences of opposition to European integration at all levels from elites and governments through parties and the media to voters and grass roots …

Author:
Cécile Leconte

2008 | EU Politics Collection | Book

Ireland and the European Union

Recent times have witnessed a dramatic turn around in Ireland's fortunes. From being a poor and peripheral state, it has emerged as a prosperous, dynamic and self-assured player among the nations of Europe. For many, the Irish experience provides …

Authors:
Brigid Laffan, Jane O’Mahony

2010 | EU Politics Collection | Book

Europeanization and National Politics

Europeanization has become a key topic in analysis of the politics of the new Europe. This broad-ranging new text focuses centrally on the impact of the EU on its member states but also on the way in which states 'up-load' their policy priorities …

Author:
Robert Ladrech

2016 | EU Politics Collection | Book

The European Council

This systematic assessment of the -often opaque- European Council looks at its characteristics, leaders and output as well as its impact on EU supranational and intergovernmental dynamics. Taking account of historical and contemporary developments …

Author:
Wolfgang Wessels