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    DescriptionThis best-selling book delivers a comprehensive introduction to the policy-making processes at work in the European Union. Written by some of the leading authorities in the field, this new edition has been significantly improved to make it even more accessible for second and third year undergraduates. Addressing some of the more contentious areas in order to stimulate students interest, this book also continues to cover the vital elements of EU courses including: theory history institutions policy relations with member states external relations enlargement. A companion website also supports this edition, with a clear guide to more technical material such as statistics, as well as regular updates. This volume is essential reading for all students of politics and the European Union.

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    European Union
    Power and Policy-Making
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Jeremy Richardson
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 424
    Width: 174 mm
    Height: 246 mm
    Thickness: 24 mm
    Weight: 742 g
    ISBN 13: 9780415358149
    ISBN 10: 0415358140

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 17430
    BIC E4L: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S3.0
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 05
    Ingram Subject Code: LE
    Libri: I-LE
    BIC subject category V2: GTN
    B&T General Subject: 650
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 06
    BISAC V2.8: POL028000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: POL011000, POL026000
    DC22: 341.2422
    BISAC V2.8: LAW051000
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC22: 341.242/2
    LC classification: JN30.E942, JN30 .E942 2005
    Thema V1.0: GTV
    3, Revised
    Edition statement
    3rd Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    18 black & white tables, 10 black & white line drawings
    Taylor & Francis Ltd
    Imprint name
    Publication date
    31 January 2006
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    Nuffield College, University of Oxford
    Review quote
    'Some authors can always be counted upon to deliver thorough and insightful studies that address the meat of any issue ... In the third edition of this highly appreciated volume, Jeremy Richardson seems to have assembled the best of these in the field of European politics and policy-making.' - Journal of Common Market Studies, Vol. 44
    Table of contents
    Part 1: Theoretical and Historical Perspectives 1. The EU as a Policy-Making State 2. European Integration 3. Europeanization of Public Policy 4. Theorizing the Union Part 2: Institutional Processes 5. The European Commission 6. Parliaments and the European Policy Process 7. The Council of Ministers 8. The European Court of Justice and Constitutionalization 9. How Much Scope for Reform? An Institutional Analysis of the EU Budget 10. The Process of Enlargement Part 3: Channels of Representation 11. European Elections and the European Voter 12. Barbie Goes to Brussels: The Institutionalization of Lobbying 13. Bypassing the Nation State? Regions and the EU Policy Process Part 4: A Supranational State? 14. The EU as an International Actor 15. European Regulation 16. European Economic Governance 17. The Challenge of Implementation 18. Democracy and Accountability in the Union