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European Politics An Introduction (Comparative Government and Politics) by Tim Bale

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan .
Written in English


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Number of Pages288
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Open LibraryOL8399328M
ISBN 101403918716
ISBN 109781403918710

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Reviews "This student-friendly book is an ideal accompaniment for an undergraduate class. Kubicek's accessible style, engaging questions, and comprehensive knowledge makes European Politics simply the best textbook I have found for instructing a class in the politics of Europe." - Richard Arnold, Muskingum University, USA. "An innovative, analytical approach to European politics. This is a fully updated and revised fourth edition of the highly acclaimed textbook, European Politics A lively and thematically organized introduction to the governance and politics of Europe, the book provides an accessible guide to the institutions and the issues that matter in a continent where the boundaries between East and West, and between domestic and EU affairs are breaking by: European Politics is enhanced by excellent pedagogical features including readers' guides, key points, questions, web links, text boxes, a glossary, and a guide to further reading. A companion website features resources for students including an interactive map of Europe with facts, key dates, and web links for twenty-six countries; mulitiple. Maurizio Cotta, Pierangelo Isernia Septem This book explores the mechanisms of political representation and accountability in the European political system, against the backdrop of multiple crises in recent years in the economic, financial, security and immigration fields, which have triggered strong tensions and centrifugal drives inside.

Tim Bale’s guide on European Politics is therefore a must read. It provides a comprehensive and exciting account of politics on the European continent. The book not only focuses on politics within specific countries, but also on the workings of the European Union. It is a truly pan-European overview. (Catherine de Vries, University of Essex, UK)/5(11). "This sixth edition of 'European Union Politics' builds on the success of the previous five editions by retaining and updating the chapters published in the previous version of the book. Innovations in this edition include a new chapter on Brexit and a section on the migration crisis in Chapter " -- Preface. Description. European Union Politics, Sixth Edition, is the most complete and issues-led introductory textbook on the European Union. Written by an expert team of contributors, it fully equips students to understand the European Union and the topical debates which surround it. European Politics surveys the history, institutions, and issues that are essential for understanding contemporary European politics. Exploring a central question-"What is Europe?," this text's thematic approach helps students compare politics in individual countries and see the /5(1).

  The first truly pan-European survey of contemporary European politics that includes nations from both Western and Eastern Europe as well as a separate chapter on the European Union, European Politics Today continues to offer the most current scholarship available.3/5(14). POLITICO Europe covers the politics, policy and personalities of the European Union. Our coverage includes breaking news, opinion pieces, and features.   Contextualises European politics in a theoretical framework explaining the major political, social and economic transformations taking place in the information age. A new chapter on the comparative political systems and cultures of wider Europe, particularly Russia, Ukraine, Moldova, Georgia, Belarus and by: 7. Publication history Currently known as: East European Politics ( - current) Formerly known as. Journal of Communist Studies and Transition Politics ( - ) Journal of Communist Studies ( - .