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Published: 27 November 2020

624 Pages


ISBN: 9780198807605

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This text is published by OUP Higher Education Division

Policy-Making in the European Union

Eighth Edition

Edited by Helen Wallace, Mark A. Pollack, Christilla Roederer-Rynning, and Alasdair R. Young

New European Union Series

  • Gives students a solid grounding in theories and empirics of EU policy-making
  • Details the processes and institutions central to EU policy-making
  • Analyses a wide range of policy areas in greater detail than any competing text, considering substantive material in both a practical and theoretical context
  • Concludes with a clear assessment of the challenges that have shaped and will continue to shape policy-making, including the politicization of the EU, Brexit, and geopolitical shifts
  • Also available as an e-book with functionality, navigation features, and links that offer extra learning support

New to this Edition:

  • New chapter on digital policy-making in the European Union, including coverage of the Digital Single Market and privacy laws such as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
  • New chapter on the EU's international development policy, including humanitarian aid, the use of funds from the European Investment Bank outside the EU's borders, and the EU's efforts to coordinate member states' individual development policies
  • Detailed assessment of the implications of politicization for European Union policy-making
  • Coverage of current issues, including the 2015 surge in migrants to the EU, the aftermath of the global financial crisis, and the United States' 'America First' foreign policy
  • Evaluation of the implications of the UK's departure from the European Union

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