European Union Politics (7th edition)

ISBN : 9780198862239

Michelle Cini; Nieves Perez-Solorzano Borragan
592 ページ
189 x 246 mm

European Union Politics is the most complete and issues-led introductory textbook on the European Union. Written by an expert team of contributors, it fully equips students to understand the European Union and the topical debates that surround it. Alongside rigorous coverage of the theory, institutions, and policies of the EU, the book engages with contemporary debates, and current crises. The seventh edition has been substantially updated, with significantly revised chapters on Brexit and the CJEU, as well as two new chapters covering the EU response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the European migration and refugee crisis. The text's accessible writing style makes it the ideal starting point for anyone wishing to fully understand the workings of this complex and ever-evolving system. Throughout the book, students are supported by helpful learning features, including key points, questions, and examples. Digital formats and resources The seventh edition is available for students and institutions to purchase in a variety of formats. The e-book offers a mobile experience and convenient access, along with functionality tools, navigation features, and links that offer extra learning support: www.oxfordtextbooks.co.uk/ebooks In addition to supportive learning features within the book, the text is accompanied by online resources designed to help students to take their learning further. For students: - Test your knowledge of the chapter material and receive instant feedback with multiple choice questions - Revise key terms and concepts with a flashcard glossary - Prepare for assessments with help from the revision guide - Expand your knowledge of the EU's member states with an interactive timeline of the EU - Conduct further research with relevant web links to additional reliable content For registered adopters of the text: - Reinforce key themes from each chapter with suggested seminar and essay questions - Use the adaptable PowerPoint slides as the basis for lecture presentations or as hand-outs in class


1 Michelle Cini and Nieves Perez-Solorzano Borragan: Introduction
Part 1: The Historical Context
2 David Phinnemore: The European Union: Establishment and Development
3 Clive Church and David Phinnemore: Carrying the EU Forward: the Era of Lisbon
Part 2: Theories and Conceptual Approaches
4 Carsten Stroby Jensen: Neo-functionalism
5 Michelle Cini: Intergovernmentalism
6 Ben Rosamond: Theorizing the European Union after Integration Theory
7 Thomas Christiansen: Governance in the European Union
8 Tanja A. Borzel and Diana Panke: Europeanization
9 Stijn Smismans: Democracy and Legitimacy in the European Union
Part 3: Institutions and Actors
10 Morten Egeberg: The European Commission
11 Jeffrey Lewis: The European Council and the Council of the European Union
12 Charlotte Burns: The European Parliament
13 Paul James Cardwell: The Court of Justice of the European Union
14 Rainer Eising and Julia Sollik: Interest Groups and the European Union
15 Simona Guerra and Hans-Joerg Trenz: Citizens and Public Opinion in the European Union
Part 4: Policies and Policy-Making
16 Edward Best: Policy-making in the European Union
17 Michael Smith: Trade and Development Policies
18 Ana E. Juncos and Nieves Perez-Solorzano Borragan: Enlargement
19 Ana E. Juncos and Anna Maria Friis: The European Union's Foreign, Security, and Defence Policies
20 Michelle Egan: The Single Market
21 Emek M. Ucarer: The Area of Freedom, Security, and Justice
22 Amy Verdun: Economic and Monetary Union
23 Eve Fouilleux and Viviane Gravey: The Common Agricultural Policy
24 Viviane Gravey, Andrew Jordan, and David Benson: Environmental Policy
Part 5: Issues and Debates
25 Dermot Hodson and Uwe Puetter: The Euro Crisis and European Integration
26 Andrew Geddes: The European Migration and Refugee Crisis
27 Nieves Perez-Solorzano Borragan and Michelle Cini: Brexit
28 Eleanor Brooks, Sarah Rozenblum, Scott L. Greer, Anniek de Ruijter: COVID-19 and the European Union
29 Brigid Laffan: The Future of the EU


Michelle Cini is a Professor of European Politics at the University of Bristol; Nieves Perez-Solorzano Borragan is a Senior Lecturer in European Politics at the University of Bristol