European Disunion: Between Sovereignty and Solidarity by J. Hayward

European Disunion: Between Sovereignty and Solidarity

EditorJ. Hayward, R. Wurzel

Hardcover | September 28, 2012

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The Euro crisis catapulted the EU into its most serious political crisis since its inception, leaving it torn between opposing demands for more sovereignty and solidarity. This volume focuses on the key themes of disunion, sovereignty and solidarity. It assesses the main EU institutions: member states, civil society actors and policy areas.

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JACK HAYWARD is Research Professor, University of Hull, UK, Emeritus Professor of Politics, Oxford University, UK and Fellow of the British Academy. Some of this other edited publications include Elitism, Populism and European Politics (1996) and Leaderless Europe (2008). RÜDIGER K. WURZEL is Reader in Politics and Jean Monnet Chair ...
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Title:European Disunion: Between Sovereignty and SolidarityFormat:HardcoverDimensions:352 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.04 inPublished:September 28, 2012Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230367739

ISBN - 13:9780230367739

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Table of Contents

 
 
Introduction;Jack Hayward and Rüdiger K.W. Wurzel 

 
1. Union without Concensus; J.Hayward
 
 
Part I Enfeebled Democratic Legitimacy
 
2. The Difficult Emergence of a European People; Michael Bruter
3. A Nascent Transnational Civili Society; Elizabeth Monaghan
4. An Obdurately National Party Politics; Robert Ladrech
 
Part II Institutional Deadlock: A Surfeit of Would-be Leaders
 
5. National Governments, the European Council and Councils of Ministers: A Plurality of Sovereignties. Member State Soverreigns   without an EU Sovereign; Jack Hayward
6. The European Commission Bureaucracy: Handling Sovereingty throught the Back and Front Doors; Edward C. Page
7. The Empowerment of Parliaments in EU Interrogations: Victims or Victors?; Maja Kluger Rasmussen
8. National Courts and European Union Courts; Patrick Birkinshaw
9. Defending the Euro: Unity and Disunity among Europe's Central Bankers; David Howarth
10. Territorial Flexibility; Michael Keating
 
Part III Policy Divergences and Convergences
 
11. Foreign and Defence Policy: The Sovereignty Obsession and the Quest for Elusive Solidarity; Anand Menon
12. Economics and Monetary Disunion?; Kenneth Dyson
13. Social and Labour Market Policy: The (Re-)Emergence of Competitive Tension; Nick Parsons
14. From Environmental Disunion towards Envirnomental Union?: Rüdiger K.W. Wurzel
 
Part IV Adjusting to the REceding Sovereignty of Member States
 
15. A Contested Franco-German Duumvirate; William Paterson
16. Opt-out: Britain's Unsplendid Isolation; Philip Norton
17. The Nordic Countries: The Causes and Consequences of Variable Geometry; Nick Sitter
18. Southern European and the 'Trade-off': Architects of European Disunion?; Martin J. Bull
19. The Central and East European Countries: From Weak Latecomers to Good Citizens of the Union; Vesselin Dimitrov
 
Conclusion: European Disunion: Between Solidarity and Sovereignty; Rüdiger K.W. Wurzel and Jack Hayward