The European Parliament, Second Edition by David JudgeThe European Parliament, Second Edition by David Judge

The European Parliament, Second Edition

byDavid Judge, David EarnshawEditorNeill Nugent

Paperback | November 13, 2008

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The revised and updated 2nd edition of this broad-ranging text examines the political dynamic of the European Parliament within the EU and sets it in the broader context of comparative legislative analysis. The authors examine its significance in the debates surrounding the democracy, legitimacy and "parliamentarization" of the European Union.
DAVID JUDGE is Professor of Politics, University of Strathclyde. DAVID EARNSHAW is Managing Director of Burson Marsteller.
Title:The European Parliament, Second EditionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:368 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.03 inPublished:November 13, 2008Publisher:Macmillan Education UKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230001424

ISBN - 13:9780230001428


Table of Contents

Introduction * Locating the European Parliament * Historical Evolution * Linkage, Elections and Legitimacy * Linkage, Representation and MEPs * Party Groups in the European Parliament * Internal Organisation * Formal Powers * Influence and Decision Making * The Parliamentisation of Europe

Editorial Reviews

Reviews of the first edition:"[T]his welcome addition to the still relatively small amount of literature on the Parliament will undoubtedly become a core textbook for those studying the EU. There's plenty of food for thought, too, in these pages, to tempt the policy practitioner crowd."--European Voice"[A] comprehensive text...essential reading...Those with undergraduate or postgraduate reading lists in mind will find much in the authors' succinct summaries of sophisticated literature and in their ability to set out simply, among other things, the notoriously complex co-decision procedure"--Richard Whitaker, Journal of Common Market Studies "[E]ssential reading...This book is easily the most comprehensive treatment in English of the EP to date likely to remain the central work on the subject for some time."--Paolo Dardanelli, Times Higher Education Supplement