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Published: 20 February 2014

442 Pages


ISBN: 9780199570829

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Origins and Evolution of the European Union

Second Edition

Edited by Desmond Dinan

New European Union Series

  • Includes a chapter looking at how historians have interpreted the process of European integration over time.
  • Complements and supplements political science scholarship on European integration theory and on EU governance, institutions, and policies.
  • Includes contributions from leading scholars who have shaped the field of EU history.
  • Appeals to students from diverse backgrounds, with little prior knowledge of EU history.

New to this Edition:

  • Includes two new chapters, one on Britain's involvement in the EU, the other on the constitutionalization of the EU.
  • Draws on the most up-to-date scholarship in the rapidly developing field of European integration history.
  • Covers current challenges facing the EU, from enlargement to the eurozone crisis, and the perennial problem of agricultural policy reform.

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