Britain in the European Union Today: Third Edition

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Manchester University Press, Nov 29, 2005 - Political Science - 295 pages
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This edition is based on the original by Colin Pilkington and provides a review of how European Unity has been handled by British governments and politics. It has been updated to include all new developments including the proposed new consititution and the euro-elections of 2004. Additional material aslo considers the role of pressure groups within the Union and the approach adopted by British Lobbyists. As an up-to-date edition of a well established text, this book will be essential reading for students and teachers interested in the relationship between Britain and Europe.
 

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Contents

The origins and growth of the European Community
8
From the single market to the constitution 19 8 5 to
38
The institutions of the EU
73
Sovereignty and constitutional change
106
Policy and the decisionmaking process
127
EU policies and their impact on Britain
150
elections to the European Parliament
196
British political parties and Europe
219
Pressure groups in the EU
246
past present and future 2 70
270
Further information about the EU
289
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Duncan Watts is Editor of the Politics Association Resource Centre
The late Colin Pilkington was Lecturer in Political Sociology at the Liverpool Institute of Higher Education and Principal Examiner in GCSE Politics

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