Politics in the European Union

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2006-06-15
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
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"This text provides an accessible and comprehensive introduction to all aspects of the European Union, and the process of European integration. It covers at the core elements of an introductory undergraduate course on the European Union: theory, history institutions and policies." "The second edition has been thoroughly updated and revised, and combines a review of current academic debates with empirical date."--BOOK JACKET.

Author Biography

Stephen George is Emeritus Professor of Politics at the University of Sheffield.

Table of Contents

Theories of European Integration
Theories of EU Governance
Critical Perspectives
Theorizing Consequences
Europe after the War
The Schuman Plan for Coal and Steel
The European Defence Community, the European Political Community and the Roadto the Rome Treaties
The European Coal and Steel Community and European Atomic Energy Community
The European Economic Community 1958-
After Luxembourg: The 'Dark Ages' of European Integration?
The European Community into the 1980s
The Single European Act
Maastricht: The Treaty of European Union
The Road to Amsterdam: a flexible Europe?
From Amsterdam to Nice: preparing for enlargement
After Nice; enlargement overshadowed
The EU at a crossroads
The Institutional Architecture
The European Commission
The Council
The European Parliament
The European Court of Justice
Organized Interests
Policies and Policy-Making in the European Union
The Single Market
Economic and Monetary Union
Regional and Structural Policies
External Economic Relations
The Common Foreign and Security Policy
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