|Author (Person)||Wessels, Wolfgang|
|Series Title||The European Union Series|
|ISBN||978-0-333-58746-1 (hbk) / 978-0-333-58747-8 (pbk) / 978-1-137-54335-6 (ebook)|
|Content Type||Textbook | Monograph|
This systematic assessment of the European Council looks at its characteristics, leaders and output as well as its impact on EU supranational and intergovernmental dynamics. Taking account of historical and contemporary developments up to and beyond the Lisbon Treaty, it encourages in-depth understanding of this key institution.
Part I. The European Council: Overview and history
Part II. The role of the European Council within the EU architecture
Part III. Inside the European Council: The dynamics of decision-making
Part IV. Activities, agreements and acts
Part V. Conclusions and perspectives: A key institution's rise and decline?
|Subject Categories||Politics and International Relations|
|Countries / Regions||Europe|