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The Government and Politics of the European Union: Seventh Edition (European Union)

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This is a systematically updated and entirely redesigned new edition of the leading text on the European Union providing up-to-date, detailed and authoritative coverage of the main institutions, policies and policy processes all set in historical context.  The seventh edition is fully updated to take account of the Lisbon Treaty and is packed with new pedagogical features, maps, charts and textboxes in a new larger two-colour and accompanied by an all-new companion website featuring update material, test questions, information on member states and PowerPoint slides for lecturers.

About the Author

NEILL NUGENT is Professor of Politics and Jean Monnet Professor of European Integration, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK.

Table of Contents

PART 1: THE HISTORICAL EVOLUTION

The Transformation of Western Europe

The Creation of the European Community

From Community to Enlarged Union

PART 2: THE EVOLVING TREATY FRAMEWORK

From Rome to Nice

The Lisbon Treaty

Treaties and the Integration Process

PART 3: THE INSTITUTIONS AND POLITICAL ACTORS OF THE EUROPEAN UNION

The Commission

The Council of Ministers

The European Council

The European Parliament

European Union Law and the Courts

Other Institutions

The Member States

Interest Representation

PART 4: POLICIES AND POLICY PROCESSES OF THE EUROPEAN UNION

The Policy Portfolio

Policy Processes

Internal Policies

External Policies

The Budget

PART 5: STEPPING BACK AND LOOKING FORWARD

Conceptualising and Theorising

Conclusion: Present Realities and Future Prospects

Chronology

Guide to Further Reading

Bibliography

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780230241176
Author:
Nugent, Neill
Publisher:
Palgrave MacMillan
Subject:
Government - Comparative
Subject:
International Relations - General
Subject:
Globalization
Subject:
Foreign Legal Systems
Subject:
Politics - General
Subject:
Politics-United States Foreign Policy
Edition Description:
Seventh Edition
Series:
The European Union Series
Publication Date:
20100831
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
432
Dimensions:
9.25 x 6.13 in

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