Jorgensen, Knud Erik.

The SAGE Handbook of European Union Politics. - London : SAGE Publications, 2012. - 1 online resource (616 p.) - eBooks on Demand .

Cover; Contents; Contributors; Introduction; Part I: Process: Theorizing European Integration; Chapter 1 - The Political Sciences of European Integration: Disciplinary History and EU Studies; Chapter 2 - Rational Choice and EU Politics; Chapter 3 - Constructivism and EU Politics; Chapter 4 - Another Europe is Possible: Critical Perspectives on European Union Politics; Chapter 5 - Disciplinary Perspectives on EU Politics: History, Law, Economics and Sociology; Part II: The European Union as Polity; Chapter 6 - The European Union as a Polity (I); Chapter 7 - The European Union as a Polity (II) Chapter 8 - Legislative PoliticsChapter 9 - Executive Politics; Chapter 10 - Judicial Politics; Chapter 11 - Organized Interests in the European Union; Chapter 12 - Political Parties in the European Union; Chapter 13 - Public Opinion, Socialization and Political Communication; Chapter 14 - Constitutional Politics; Chapter 15 - Bringing Federalism Back In; Chapter 16 - Normative Political Theory and the European Union; Part III: Politics and Policy-Making in the European Union; Chapter 17 - Overview: The European Union, Politics and Policy-Making Chapter 18 - Fiscal and Monetary Policy: Coordination and Integration in Macro-Economic PolicyChapter 19 - The Politics of Regulation and the Internal Market; Chapter 20 - The Politics of Redistripution; Chapter 21 - Environmental Policy in the European Union: Bridging Policy. Politics and Polity Dimensions; Chapter 22 - Gender and European Union Politics; Chapter 23 - The Politics of European Union Domestic Order; Chapter 24 - New Modes of Governance in the European Union: A Critical Survey and Analysis; Chapter 25 - Europeanization: The Domestic Impact of European Union Politics Part IV: The European Union and the International SystemChapter 26 - Overview: The European Union and the World; Chapter 27 - The European Union and International Political Economy: Trade, Aid and Monetary Policy; Chapter 28 - European Foreign Policy; Chapter 29 - 'The European and the Universal Process'? European Union Studies, New Regionalism and Global Governance; Subject Index; Author Index

The European Union (EU) poses quite profound questions for scholars and students of the social and political sciences. This benchmark Handbook is designed to provide an authoritative state-of-the art guide to the scope of the field suitable for both established scholars and students of the EU; reflect and contribute to the debates about the nature of the field of EU studies and EU politics in particular; and explore in detail the development of the many approaches to the study of EU politics. Divided into four sections, the Handbook focuses on theorizing European integration; the EU as polity;

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Europe -- Civilization -- 21st century.
Europe -- Economic conditions -- 21st century.
Europe -- Politics and government -- 1989-.
Europe -- Social conditions -- 21st century.
European Union countries - Politics and government.

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