European Politics

Paperback | January 30, 2007

EditorColin Hay, Anand Menon

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This textbook blends an analysis of individual nation states with an examination of the critical issues that confront them all, and which are addressed comparatively. It takes account of both the national and transnational factors that affect and are affected by politics in Europe - notablyEuropean integration and globalisation.The book includes chapters on all the major issues confronting students of politics in Europe, organised into four sections. Section One provides basic information and details of essential debates concerning the states of Europe and the European Union. Section Two presents comparative chapters onthe key features of European politics. These provide a sense of the major areas of continuity and change across Europe as a whole. Section Three again presents explicitly comparative chapters outlining the developments in specific policy sectors. Finally, Section Four outlines the nature of theexternal relations of Europe. This book is supported by a cutting-edge Online Resource Centre.Student resources:Interactive map of Europe with facts, key dates and web links for 26 countries (BRAND NEW HE ONLINE RESOURCE)Multiple Choice Questions for each chapterFlashcard glossaryLecturer resources:PowerPoint slides for each chapter

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This textbook blends an analysis of individual nation states with an examination of the critical issues that confront them all, and which are addressed comparatively. It takes account of both the national and transnational factors that affect and are affected by politics in Europe - notablyEuropean integration and globalisation.The boo...

Colin Hay is Professor of Political Analysis at the University of Birmingham. Anand Menon is Director of the European Research Institute and Professor of European Politics at the University of Birmingham.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:496 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 1.02 inPublished:January 30, 2007Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199284288

ISBN - 13:9780199284283

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Colin Hay and Anand Menon: IntroductionPart One: Politics in European States1. John Bendix: Germany2. Robert Elgie: France3. David Hine: Italy4. Ben Rosamond: Britain5. Eric Einhorn and John Logue: Scandinavia6. Stephen Wolinetz: Belgium and the Netherlands7. Jonathan Hopkin: Spain and Portugal8. Nathalie Tocci: Greece, Turkey and Cyprus9. Tim Haughton: Central and Eastern EuropePart Two: Political Dynamics in Contemporary Europe10. Desmond Dinan: The European Integration Process11. Hussein Kassim: The Institutions of the European Union12. Robert Ladrech: European Parties and Party Systems13. Colin Crouch: Social Change14. B. Guy Peters: Executives15. Lisa Conant: CourtsPart Three: Public Policies of Europe16. Grahame F Thompson: Economic Management in the Eurozone17. Linda Hantrais: Welfare Policy18. Wyn Grant and Jane Feehan: Environmental Policy19. Randall Hansen: Migration Policy20. Lee McGowan: Competition and Industrial PolicyPart Four: Europe in the Wider World21. Ania Krok-Paszkowaka and Jan Zielonka: European Union Enlargement22. Alasdair R. Young: External Economic Relations23. Jolyon Howorth: Transatlantic Relations24. Colin Hay and Anand Menon: Conclusion

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`All of the chapters are well written by outstanding scholars, providing comprehensive but accessible coverage of the topic. The book is commendable reading for students and a useful didactic instrument for lecturers in the field of European studies.'Sorm Denca, University of Birmingham