Federalism and European Union A Political Economy Perspective

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  • Copyright: 2000-01-20
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

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This book explains the political and economic reasons behind the countries of the European Union bargaining at Maastricht for economic monetary union. By making comparisons with other federations, it examines the political and economic conditions under which federations succeed or fail.

Author Biography

David McKay is Professor of Government, University of Essex.

Table of Contents

The Puzzle of European Unionp. 3
Federal Theory and European Unionp. 15
Understanding European Union I: 1945-1982p. 37
Understanding European Union Ii: 1983-1992p. 68
Aftermath, 1992 and 1993p. 103
Theoryp. 125
Applicationsp. 141
Prospects for the European Federal Bargainp. 174
Bibliographyp. 184
Indexp. 194
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