The European Union: How Does it Work?
Daniel Kenealy, John Peterson, Richard Corbett
Oxford University Press, 2015 - Außenpolitik - 283 pages
The European Union: How does it work? is the perfect introduction to the EU's structure and operations for those coming to the subject for the first time. An expert team of scholars and practitioners cut through the complexity to explain how the EU works in practice, and equip students withthe knowledge and skills they need to master the subject.The fourth edition of this successful textbook reflects the ongoing changes in the EU in the aftermath of the Eurozone crises, and the global context in which the EU exists. It also features expanded coverage of theories of European integration and policy making, and considers the hugely topicaldebate about the UK's future in the EU.
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PART I Background
PART II Major Actors
PART III Policies and PolicyMaking
PART IV The EU and The Wider World
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