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Published: 13 December 2021

504 Pages


ISBN: 9780198862222

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The Institutions of the European Union

Fifth Edition

Edited by Dermot Hodson, Uwe Puetter, Sabine Saurugger, and John Peterson

New European Union Series

  • Comprehensive coverage of EU institutions, offering students a definitive guide to their functions, powers, and composition
  • A team of leading experts, including both academics and practitioners, provide authoritative coverage of all the key institutions, such as the European Council, the European Parliament, and the CJEU
  • Each chapter includes helpful features — such as boxes with further information, discussion questions, and suggested further reading — to aid student learning
  • Also available as an as an e-book with functionality, navigation features, and links that offer extra learning support

New to this Edition:

  • Professors Uwe Puetter of Europa-Universität Flensburg, and Sabine Saurugger of Sciences Po Grenoble-UGA, join Dermot Hodson as Editors
  • Thoroughly updated with several newly written chapters
  • Includes coverage of how Brexit has reconfigured the Union's decision-making bodies
  • Analyses key challenges facing the EU, including the rise of populism, the climate emergency, and the Covid-19 pandemic
  • Explores the urgent need to create more diverse and inclusive EU institutions
  • A revised structure separates the management of the EU and the governance of sample policy fields into two distinct parts, guiding the reader through these complex topics with clarity and authority
  • New discussion questions help students to reflect critically and engage with the content, to take their learning further

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