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The Emerging European Union, CourseSmart eTextbook, 5th Edition

By Birol A. Yesilada, David M. Wood

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Apr 24, 2009

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Surveying the European Union’s evolution from the Rome Treaty to the present, The Emerging European Union captures the full story of Europe’s ongoing integration, its changing identity, and its increasing importance as a global actor in the 21st Century.


This text’s concise but comprehensive overview of the history, institutions, and policies of the European Union lays out the major elements of the European integration and explain how the European Union functions. Emphasizing competing intergovernmental and supranational forces, this text explains the origins and future of the European Union as well as its political uniqueness.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Introduction

Chapter 2. Theories of European Integration

Chapter 3. The Rome Treaty and Its Original Agenda: 1957-1975

Chapter 4. The Single European Act and the Maastricht Treaty (1975-1993)

Chapter 5. Efforts to Reach the Next Level (1994-2008)

Chapter 6. Enlargement of the European Union

Chapter 7. Institutional Dynamics in the European Union

Chapter 8. Electoral Politics and Public Opinion

Chapter 9. Economic and Monetary Union

Chapter 10. The EU Budget, Common Agricultural Policy, and Cohesion Policies

Chapter 11. External Economic Relations of the European Union

Chapter 12. Pillar II: Common Foreign and Security Policy

Chapter 13. Justice and Home Affairs

Chapter 14. Conclusion

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$45.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-205-72393-5