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European Union: The Basics, Paperback / softback Book

European Union: The Basics Paperback / softback

Part of the The Basics series


Fully updated to include the new Treaty of Lisbon, this is the best short and accessible introduction to the politics of the European Union, written by one of the world's most well-known authorities in the area.

Ideal starting reading for students and the general reader, it explains in clear jargon-free language: the EU's development to datehow the EU works, and why it works this waythe EU's major policiesthe EU's biggest problems and controversiesthe EU's likely evolution in the coming years. The new edition builds on the strengths of the previous edition and now includes extra material on:the Treaty of Lisbonthe EU's development since 2003, including its enlargements in 2004 and 2007recent EU policies and rule changesthe EU's role in the world. Key features to help learning and understanding are:boxed descriptions of key issues and eventsa guide to further reading at the end of each chaptera glossary of key terms, concepts and peoplehelpful appendices about the EU's member states and good internet sources.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 192 pages, 18 Tables, black and white
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
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  • Category: EU & European institutions
  • ISBN: 9780415414678

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