Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Laura Cram, Desmond Dinan, Neill Nugent
      Pages 3-19
  3. The Political System

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 21-21
    2. Fiona Hayes-Renshaw
      Pages 23-43
    3. Laura Cram
      Pages 44-61
    4. Karlheinz Neunreither
      Pages 62-83
    5. Daniel Wincott
      Pages 84-104
    6. Sonia Mazey, Jeremy Richardson
      Pages 105-129
    7. Neill Nugent
      Pages 130-150
  4. Policies and Policy Objectives

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 151-151
    2. Michael Calingaert
      Pages 153-173
    3. James Mitchell, Paul McAleavey
      Pages 174-192
    4. John McCormick
      Pages 193-210
    5. Martin Holland
      Pages 230-246
  5. Key Issues

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 267-267
    2. Michael Baun
      Pages 269-289

About this book


Developments in the European Union brings together specially-commissioned chapters by leading authorities, rigorously edited into an accessible student text to provide an up-to-date introduction to the EU after ratification of the Amsterdam Treaty. The book ranges broadly over policy areas and provides extensive coverage of the economic, social and legal dimensions of the EU and its changing composition and place in the world.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Laura Cram
    • 1
  • Desmond Dinan
    • 2
    • 3
  • Neill Nugent
    • 4
  1. 1.University of SheffieldUK
  2. 2.Institute of Public PolicyGeorge Mason UniversityUSA
  3. 3.Netherlands Institute of International RelationsThe HagueNetherlands
  4. 4.Manchester Metropolitan UniversityUK

About the editors

LAURA CRAM is Lecturer in Politics, University of Sheffield.

DES DINAN is Associate Professor, Institute of Public Policy, George Mason University and Visiting Fellow, Netherlands Institute of International Relations, Clingendael, The Hague.

NEILL NUGENT is Professor of Politics and Jean Monnet Professor of European Integration, Manchester Metropolitan University.

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