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Europe Today : A Twenty-First Century Introduction,9780742567733

Europe Today : A Twenty-First Century Introduction

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4th
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9780742567733

ISBN10:
0742567737
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Paperback
Pub. Date:
6/10/2011
Publisher(s):
Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc
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This clearly written and comprehensive book, a true twenty-first-century enterprise, is the only work that offers a sustained and unified set of both country case studies and analysis of the European Union. The contributors, an authoritative group of Americans and Europeans, explore the new Europe' ;west and east' ;using intertwining themes of domestic politics, European integration, and European security. Each chapter provides a foundation of basic political information and explanation, enhanced by distinctive and informed perspectives on current issues. In this fourth edition, all existing chapters have been thoroughly revised, and completely new chapters have been added on France, Italy, Poland, the global economic crisis, economic governance, law and politics, migration, and security. With its strong international emphasis, this book will lead readers toward a coherent view of intra-European conflicts, Europe and the United States, and Europe's international responsibilities.

Author Biography

Ronald Tiersky is Eastman Professor of Politics at Amherst Collage. Erik Jones is Professor of European Studies at the Sais Bologna Center of the Johns Hopkins University.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. vii
Timeline of Events Leading to the Current State of the European Unionp. xi
Acronymsp. xv
Illustrations and Supplementary Materialp. xvii
Introduction: The European Outlookp. 1
Country Studies
France: The Sarkozy Presidency in Historical Perspectivep. 25
Great Britain: From New Labour to New Politics?p. 67
Germany: Two Decades of Passage from Bonn to Berlinp. 99
Italy: Politics in the Age of Berlusconip. 133
Scandinavia: Still the Middle Way?p. 161
Russia: European or Not?p. 207
Poland 20 Years Later: The Long Arm of Transitionp. 243
Thematic Chapters
European Integration: Progress and Uncertaintyp. 277
Economic Governance and Varieties of Capitalismp. 303
Europe and the Global Economic Crisisp. 327
European Law and Politicsp. 351
Migration in Europep. 371
Still at the Crossroads: Europe, the United States, and NATOp. 399
Notesp. 433
Glossaryp. 465
Indexp. 473
About the Contributorsp. 487
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