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Published: 01 April 2011

584 Pages

6-3/4 x 9-3/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199544806

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International Relations and the European Union

Second Edition

Edited by Christopher Hill and Michael Smith

New European Union Series

  • Systematically incorporates the study of IR into an examination of the EU's external relations, making the book a perfect fit for courses on International Relations and the EU.
  • Chapters on theories, institutions, policy areas, and the EU's relationship with selected countries ensure International Relations and the European Union is the most comprehensive text available on this subject.
  • Brings together the contributions of leading international experts.
  • Excellent pedagogical features throughout the text aid student learning.
  • A new chapter offers a detailed examination of the EU's relationship with 'The New Emerging Powers' including China, India, and Russia.
  • A new chapter on 'Energy and the Environment' explores the possibility for EU leadership in these important policy areas.
  • All chapters have been revised to take in the latest developments affecting the EU's external relations including the ratification of the Lisbon Treaty and the consequences of the global financial crisis.