European Integration Theory (3rd edition)

ISBN : 9780198737315

Antje Wiener; Tanja A. Boerzel; Thomas Risse
312 Pages
171 x 246 mm
Pub date
Dec 2018
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With coverage of both traditional and critical theories and approaches to European integration and their application, this is the most comprehensive textbook on European integration theory and an essential guide for all students and scholars interested in the subject. Throughout the text, a team of leading international scholars demonstrate the current relevance of integration theory as they apply these approaches to real-world developments and crises in the contemporary European Union.


1 Thomas Diez and Antje Wiener: Introducing the Mosaic of Integration Theory
Part One: Explaining European Integration
2 R. Daniel Kelemen: Federalism and European Integration
3 Arne Niemann, Zoe Lefkofridi, and Philippe C. Schmitter: Neofunctionalism
4 Andrew Moravcsik and Frank Schimmelfennig: Liberal Intergovernmentalism
Part Two: Analysing European Governance
5 Tanja A. Borzel: Governance Approaches to European Integration
6 Mark A. Pollack: Rational Choice and Historical Institutionalism
7 Thomas Risse: Social Constructivism and European Integration
Part Three: Constructing the European Union
8 Ruth Wodak: Discourse and European Integration
9 Yvonne Galligan: European Integration and Gender
10 Bastiaan van Apeldoorn and Laura Horn: Critical Political Economy
11 Richard Bellamy and Joseph Lacey: Normative Political Theory and the European Union
12 Tanja A. Borzel and Thomas Risse: A Litmus Tests for European Integration Theories: Explaining Crises and Traveling Beyond Europe
13 Antje Wiener: Taking Stock of Integration Theory

About the author: 

Antje Wiener is Professor of Political Science and Global Governance at the University of Hamburg and Visiting Fellow as Wolfson College, Cambridge.; Tanja A. Borzel is Jean Monnet Chair and Director of the Centre for European Integration at the Free University of Berlin.; Thomas Risse is Professor of International Relations at the Free University of Berlin.

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