Contemporary Europe by Richard SakwaContemporary Europe by Richard Sakwa

Contemporary Europe

byRichard Sakwa, Anne Stevens

Paperback | March 28, 2012

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This fully revised third edition provides a wide-ranging introduction to political, economic and social life across the whole continent. Ideal for students new to the subject, this popular text stimulates fresh thinking on issues and debates.
RICHARD SAKWA Professor of Russian and European Politics at the University of Kent, UK. He has published widely on Soviet and Russian affairs and his research interests focus on problems of democratic development in Russia, the nature of post-communism, and the global challenges facing the former communist countries.ANNE STEVENS Emerit...
Title:Contemporary EuropeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:304 pagesPublished:March 28, 2012Publisher:Macmillan Education UKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:023028289X

ISBN - 13:9780230282896


Table of Contents

Introduction: The Many Dimensions of Europe
Historical Background
Towards One Europe?
The European Union: The Challenge of Success
Government and Politics
Political Participation in Europe
Social Structure
The European Economy
Regions and Regional Politics in Europe
European Security
The Cultural Dimension

Editorial Reviews

Reviews of previous editions"The book offers a very clear introduction to a wide variety of important themes concerning the development of Europe over the past decade, with an excellent balance between general material and illustrative, detailed case studies." - Dr John Greenaway, Senior Lecturer, University of East Anglia, UK"The second edition is even better than the first - a really comprehensive approach to the whole of Europe from social, political, economic and cultural perspectives, at an analytical level that postgraduate students will appreciate while being fully accessible to new undergraduates." - June Burnham, Senior Lecturer in European Government, Middlesex University, UK