The European Union finds itself at a critical juncture; not only has the deepening crisis in the eurozone weakened the EU s internal structure, it has impacted significantly on its international image and external relations.
This second edition of European Union Politics provides an authoritative introduction to all aspects of politics and policy in the EU. It gives readers a sense of the colour and flavour of EU politics, while systematic coverage of different theoretical perspectives encourages a more sophisticated understanding of the EU's development and function.
Lying on a riverbank on a lazy summer's afternoon - 23rd June 2016, to be precise - Alice spots a flustered-looking white rabbit called Dave calling for a referendum. Following him down a rabbit-hole, she emerges into a strange new land, where up is down, black is white, experts are fools and fools are experts...
Covers the issues of competitiveness, cohesion, ageing, migration, employment and social polarization, enlargement, and the emergence of regionalism and nationalism. This textbook is an introduction to economic, social and political challenges that the EU faces. These challenges determine the place of the EU in the world.
Europe is facing a wave of migration unmatched since the end of World War II - and no one has reported on this crisis in more depth or breadth than the Guardian's migration correspondent, Patrick Kingsley. This is his account of who these voyagers are. It's about why they keep coming, and how they do it.
Is it a state? An empire? Is Europe ruled by Germany or by European bureaucrats? Does a single European economy exist after all these years of economic integration? And should the EU have been awarded the Nobel peace prize in 2012? This book offers an introduction to the European Union - its history, its politics, and its role today.
In this challenging and thought-provoking book Dabashi pulls together a unique constellation of historical and theoretical reflections on current affairs to argue that we need to break down the ethnographic gaze that is evident with intellectual thinking in the Arab world.
Presents studies in political sociology by European scholars that deal with some of the major challenges European societies and politics are facing. This volume offers analyses with methodological and conceptual innovations such as field theory, multiple correspondence analysis and the study of space sets.
Providing students with all the essential information required and a full definition of terms, this companion to Western European politics presents past events, prominent personalities, important dates, organizations and electoral information in an accessible, easy-to-read format.
Winner of the 2014 European Book Prize. A "United States of Europe", Winston Churchill proposed in 1946, could "as if by a miracle transform" that "turbulent and mighty continent". "In this way only", he continued, "will hundreds of millions of toilers be able to regain the simple joys and hopes which make life worth living".
University course Governing Europe.
Each book is designed to work as an independent text and as part of a complementary series for use by undergraduates. The books will also be of interest and relevance to researchers and a wider readership.
The volumes in the Governing Europe series are:
1 Governing the European Union, edited by Simon Bromley
2 Governing the European Economy, edited by Grahame Thompson
3 Governing European Diversity, edited by Montserrat Guibernau.
Europe is facing a wave of migration unmatched since the end of World War II. The author, Guardian's migration correspondent, has reported on this crisis in depth. Throughout 2015, he has traveled to 17 countries along the migrant trail. In this book, he gives an account of who these voyagers are, and why they keep coming, and how they do it.
The European Union (EU) is in crisis. In this major new text leading academics come together to unpack all dimensions of the EU in crisis, and to analyse its implications for the EU, its member states and the ongoing study of European integration.