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The European Union Series

The European Union Series
42 Volumes | 2008 - 2018

Description

The European Union Series provides an authoritative library on the European Union ranging from general introductory texts to definitive assessments of key institutions and actors, policies and policy processes, and the role of member states. Books in the series are written by leading scholars and reflect the most up-to-date research and debate. Particular attention is paid to accessibility and clear presentation for a wide audience of students, practitioners and interested general readers.

All books of the series The European Union Series

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 …

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 …

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 …

2017 | EU Politics Collection | Book

Key Controversies in European Integration

Since its inception the European Union has been a fiercely contested and politically divisive project. In recent years, controversial issues such as EU enlargement, the ratification of the Lisbon Treaty, and the fallout from the Eurozone crisis …

2017 | Political Science | Book

The Government and Politics of the European Union

The definitive textbook on EU politics and governance, now in its 8th edition, has been thoroughly updated throughout to take into account the ongoing developments and evolution of the EU. Major changes, recent developments, and the major crises …

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 …

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; …

2017 | Political Science | Book

Understanding the European Union

A Concise Introduction

The 7th edition of the best-selling textbook provides a broad-ranging but concise introduction to the EU, covering all major aspects of the European project. This edition takes full account of the current challenges faced by the EU, including the …

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 …

2016 | EU Politics Collection | Book

Energy Policy of the European Union

This broad-ranging text provides an analysis and assessment of the European Union's energy policy. It examines the components of the internal energy market alongside energy policy and politics on the international stage, and in doing so outlines …

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 …

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 …

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 …

2016 | EU Politics Collection | Book

The European Union and Global Capitalism

Origins, Development, Crisis

This book draws on critical theory to introduce readers to ways of exploring questions about the EU from a political economy perspective, questions like: Does the EU help or hinder Europe's 'social models' to face the challenges of globalization?

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 …

2015 | EU Politics Collection | Book

Social Policy in the European Union

Social policy has become an increasingly prominent component of the European Union's policy-making responsibilities. Today, for example, a highly developed body of law regulates equal treatment in social security and co-ordinates national security …

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 …

2014 | Political Science | Book

The Foreign Policy of the European Union

This authoritative text gives a comprehensive account of the European Union's foreign policy. Moving beyond the Common Foreign and Security Policy and the Common Security and Defence Policy, the authors demonstrate the scope and diversity of the …

2014 | Political Science | Book

Understanding the European Union

A Concise Introduction

This best-selling textbook provides a broad-ranging but concise introduction to the EU, covering all major aspects of European integration. The revised and updated new edition takes full account of the political and economic impact of the Eurozone …

2014 | EU Politics Collection | Book

Theoretical Approaches to European Integration

This major new text provides a uniquely broad ranging introduction to, and assessment of the contribution of, the whole range of theoretical approaches that have been applied to the analysis of European integration. It provides tools for …