Ever closer union. An introduction to European integration (Fourth Edition)

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Publication Date 2010
ISBN 978-0-230-27261-3
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In the years since the third edition of Ever Closer Union was published, the European Union (EU) saw the ratification and implementation of the Lisbon Treaty, further enlargement, leadership changes, policy reforms, enduring Euroskepticism, an ever-growing global role, and more—all of which is reflected in this fully revised and updated new edition.

Retaining its familiar three part structure — history, institutions, and policies — Ever Closer Union clearly explains the complexities of European integration from the 1950s to the present.

Table of Contents:

  • Part 1 | History
    • Reconstruction, Reconciliation and Integration, 1945-1957
    • Uncertain Terrain, 1958-1972
    • A Community in Flux, 1973-1984
    • From European Community to European Union, 1985-1992
    • The Emergent European Union, 1993-1999
    • The Unsettled European Union, 2000-2010
  • Part 2 | Institutions
    • The Commission
    • The European Council and the Council of Ministers
    • The European Parliament
    • Other Institutions and Bodies
    • Interinstitutional Dynamics
  • Part 3 | Policies
    • Agriculture and Cohesion
    • The Internal Market and Monetary Union
    • Economic Performance: Growth and Jobs
    • The Environment, Energy, and Climate Change
    • Beyond the EU's Borders
    • Internal and External Security
    • EU-US Relations
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