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Published: 10 September 2018

344 Pages


ISBN: 9780198807490

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The European Union: How does it work?

Fifth Edition

Edited by Daniel Kenealy, John Peterson, and Richard Corbett

New European Union Series

  • A perfect introduction to the EU for those with little or no prior knowledge of the subject: concise and readable, with coverage of the key actors, policies, and developments in the EU
  • The book has been updated throughout to reflect recent developments in the European Union, with a dedicated chapter on Brexit which considers its impact on the wider EU
  • With an expert line-up combines leading scholars and practitioners with first-hand experience of the EU's institutions, to provide a unique and engaging perspective on how the EU works both in theory and practice
  • Helpful learning features include innovative tools designed to expand and reinforce students' knowledge and understanding, and encourage critical and lateral thinking
  • This text is accompanied by additional online resources designed to take students' learning further
  • Also available as an e-book with functionality, navigation features, and links that offer extra learning support

New to this Edition:

  • A dedicated chapter on Brexit makes this the only introductory textbook to date to fully engage with this unprecedented development in the EU.
  • Increased coverage of democracy and legitimacy highlights this key area of debate and contestation.

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