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Published: 07 January 2016

512 Pages


ISBN: 9780198708933

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European Union Politics

Fifth Edition

Michelle Cini and Nieves Pérez-Solórzano Borragán

  • With wide-ranging coverage that takes in history, theory, institutions, and current debates, European Union Politics has been developed to suit a wide range of module structures
  • The focus on issues and debates engages students and helps them to develop a critical approach to their studies of the EU
  • Contributions from leading scholars in EU politics offer the reader an authoritative and stimulating introduction to the subject
  • A clear writing style, helpful learning features, and extensive online support make European Union Politics an extremely student-friendly and accessible book for those coming to the subject for the first time
  • Cases and examples throughout the text demonstrate the workings of the EU in practice
  • For a limited period, this text comes with a free supplementary guide to Brexit, written by the authors to provide analysis and insight in a period of political uncertainty.

New to this Edition:

  • A brand new concluding chapter features various scenarios that consider the future of Europe, written by a leading expert in the field
  • The chapter on policy-making has been rewritten to include coverage of implementation, helping to explain the practical implications of EU policy
  • More empirical material and examples throughout help to illustrate difficult concepts and show the real-world relevance of the topics covered
  • The introductory chapter features a greater balance of critical opinion, helping students to engage with critical analysis and debate