Written by one of the premier scholars on the European Union and hailed as the best undergraduate text on the subject, this book has been thoroughly revised and updated to include the entry into force of the Lisbon Treaty. Clear and comprehensive, it qdemystifiesq one of the world's most important and least understood institutions. Roy H. Ginsberg contextualizes European integration through the foundation blocks of history, law, economics, and politics. He then breaks the EU down into its components so that they can be understood individually and in relation to the whole. Reconstructing the EU as a single polity, Ginsberg evaluates the EU's domestic and foreign policies and their effects on Europeans and non-Europeans alike. The author thus challenges students to see what the European Union truly represents: a unique experiment in regional cooperation and a remarkable model of conflict resolution for the world's troubled regions.The size of the fleet has been reduced, but there is more to do, especially to assist communities dependent on fishing as a way of life. Thus far the section has ... The member states are divided over how much they should depend on Russian natural gas and oil. In 2009, Russia temporarily cut supplies of natural gas and oil to the Ukraine en route to Europe over a dispute with Kiev over price and supply.
|Title||:||Demystifying the European Union|
|Author||:||Roy H. Ginsberg|
|Publisher||:||Rowman & Littlefield Publishers - 2010-04-15|