The Oxford Handbook of the European Union

Paperback | August 17, 2014

EditorErik Jones, Anand Menon, Stephen Weatherill

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This is an authoritative, one-volume, and independent treatment of the history, functioning and nature of the European integration. Written by a selection of leading scholars. It covers the major institutions, policies, and events in the history of integration, whilst also providing a guide tothe major theoretical approaches that have been used to study it over time. By bringing together such a distinguished cast covering such a wide array of themes, the Handbook is intended as a one stop shop for all those interested in the European Union and its predecessors. Written in an accessiblestyle, the volume is intended to shape the discipline of EU studies, and to establish itself as the essential point of reference for all those interested in European integration, both in universities and more broadly. It represents a timely guide to an institution that is much discussed but oftenonly imperfectly understood.

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This is an authoritative, one-volume, and independent treatment of the history, functioning and nature of the European integration. Written by a selection of leading scholars. It covers the major institutions, policies, and events in the history of integration, whilst also providing a guide tothe major theoretical approaches that have ...

Erik Jones has written on European politics, political economy, and the transatlantic relationship. His most recent book is Economic Adjustment and Political Transformation in Small States (OUP, 2008). He is Professor of European Studies at the SAIS Bologna Center of the Johns Hopkins University and Director of the Bologna Institute f...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:928 pagesPublished:August 17, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Part I: Perspectives1. Mark A. Pollack: Realist, Intergovernmentalist, and Institutionalist Approaches2. Wayne Sandholtz and Alec Stone Sweet: Neo-functionalism and Supranational Governance3. Frank Schimmelfennig: Constructivist Perspectives4. Craig Parsons: Sociological Perspectives on European Integration5. George Pagoulatos and Loukas Tsoukalis: Multilevel GovernancePart II: Treaties6. Berthold Rittberger: Treaties of Paris7. Mark Gilbert: The Treaties of Rome8. Maria Green Cowles: The Single European Act9. Finn Laursen: The Treaty of Maastricht10. Sophie Vanhoonacker: The Treaty of Amsterdam11. Alberta Sbragia: Treaty of Nice12. Youri Devuyst: The Constitutional Treaty and LisbonPart III: Major Personalities13. Richard T. Griffiths: The Founding Fathers14. Carine Germond: Dynamic Franco-German Duos: Giscard-Schmidt and Mitterrand-Kohl15. Piers Ludlow: Problematic Partners: de Gaulle, Thatcher and their Impact16. Hussein Kassim: The Presidents and Presidency of the European Commission17. Desmond Dinan: Famous Non-Performers: Franco Malfatti, Gaston Thorn, and Jacques SanterPart IV: Member States (Cleavages)18. Simone Bunse and Kalypso Nicolaidis: Large versus Small States: Anti-Hegemony and the Politics of Shared Leadership19. Christian Lequesne: Old vs. New20. Waltraud Schelkle: Rich Versus Poor21. Orfeo Fioretos: Coordinated versus Liberal Market Economies22. Vincent Della Sala: Leaders and Followers: Leadership amongst Member States in a Differentiated EuropePart V: Institutions23. Jeffrey Lewis: Council of Ministers and European Council24. Susanne K. Schmidt and Arndt Wonka: European Commission25. Loic Azoulai, Renaud Dehousse: The European Court of Justice and the Legal Dynamics of Integration26. Tapio Raunio: The European Parliament27. Ian Harden: Auditors, Ombudsmen28. R. Daniel Kelemen: European Union AgenciesPart VI: Economic Competencies29. Michelle Egan: Single Market30. Alasdair R. Young: Trade Policy31. Imelda Maher: Competition Policy32. Kenneth Dyson: Economic and Monetary Union33. Annette Bongardt and Francisco Torres: Lisbon strategy (chapter 33, section F: Economic Competencies)34. Francis Snyder: CAP35. Dermot Hodson: Regional and Structural FundsPart VII: Substantive Policy Development36. Charlotte Burns and Neil Carter: Environmental Policy37. Hans-W. Micklitz: European Consumer Law38. Catherine Barnard and Simon Deakin: Social Policy and Labour Market Regulation39. Dieter Helm: European Energy Policy40. Stephen Weatherill: The Constitutional Context of (Ever Wider) PolicymakingPart VIII: Competencies In Foreign Policy And Home Affairs41. Anand Menon: Defence Policy42. Jonathon W. Moses: The Shadow of Schengen43. Jorg Monar: Justice and Home Affairs44. Richard J. Aldrich: Intelligence and the European Union45. David Allen: The Common Foreign and Security PolicyPart IX: Political Concerns46. Vivien A. Schmidt: Democracy and Legitimacy in the European Union47. Adrienne Heritier: Policy Effectiveness and Transparency in European Policy Making48. Erik Jones: Identity and Solidarity49. Klaus H. Goetz: Political Time in the EU50. Sara B. Hobolt: Public Opinion and Integration51. Joxerramon Bengoetxea: Rights (and Obligations) in EU Law52. Charlie Jeffrey and Carolyn Rowe: Bringing the Territory Back in: Towards a New Understanding of the Regional Dimension of the European Union53. Armin von Bogdandy: Neither an International Organization nor a Nation State: The European Union as a Supranational Federation54. Walter Mattli: Comparative Regional Integration: Theoretical DevelopmentsPart X: EU And The Member States55. B. G. Peters: Coordination in the European Union56. Eiko Thielemann: Burden-Sharing57. Ulrich Sedelmeier: Europeanization58. Liesbet Hooghe and Gary Marks: Politicization