European Integration Theory
Antje Wiener, Thomas Diez
Oxford University Press, 2009 - Political Science - 295 pages
Systematically revised and updated throughout, this ground-breaking text provides an overview of all the major approaches to European integration. Each author reflects on the development, achievements and problems of their approach, and discusses historical and current issues of European integration. The concluding chapter then comparatively assesses the strengths and weaknesses of each approach and looks at the emerging issues.
New to this Edition:
· Two new chapters on the political theory of European integration and critical theory
· End-of-chapter questions
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