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Understanding the European Union : a concise introduction

Author: John McCormick
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2005.
Series: European Union series (Palgrave Macmillan (Firm))
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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Rather than focusing on a single area of the EU, or on detailed coverage of its institutions or policies, McCormick's new book introduces all aspects of European integration, combining a clear and thematic narrative with essential facts and figures.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John McCormick
ISBN: 1403944504 9781403944504 1403944512 9781403944511 0333716957 9780333716953 0333693523 9780333693520
OCLC Number: 57557531
Description: xx, 260 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: What is the European Union? --
The idea of Europe --
The evolution of the EU --
The institution of the EU --
The EU and the member states --
The EU and its citizens --
Economic policy --
Improving the quality of life --
The EU and the world.
Series Title: European Union series (Palgrave Macmillan (Firm))
Responsibility: John McCormick.
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