This popular and highly praised text provides a lively and accessible introduction to the governance and politics of Europe. Thematically structured to address the key institutions and issues, it is genuinely pan-European in scope. Although no country is ignored, a range of representative countries (the Czech Republic, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Sweden and the UK) as well as the European Union itself, are used as key examples throughout the book and each of them is the subject of an in-depth double-page country profiles. The text is supported by a range of features, including: - Double-page country profiles with coverage of key issues - Debate boxes which give the pros and cons of contested issues - Key Point boxes to reinforce learning and aid revision - Further Reading, Web Links and Discussion Questions for each chapter The third edition has been fully revised and updated to take account of the latest developments and now includes coverage of the Eurozone crisis, governments' austerity measures and recent legislation affecting privacy and human rights.You do not have to click on them but it is often worth it when you do; and even when it turns out not to be, you can get ... These boxes, as well as the booka#39;s tables and figures, have been brought up to date for this third edition a and many are brand-new. Of course there are other ways of keeping things current namely, the use of the web and other electronic and print ... the admirable http://blogs.lse. ac.uk/europp blog/ or http://ideasoneurope.eu/, attempts to communicate academic workanbsp;...
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