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Author Lelieveldt, Herman, 1967-

Title The Politics of the European Union
Published Leiden : Cambridge University Press, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (341 pages)
Series Cambridge Textbooks in Comparative Politics
Cambridge textbooks in comparative politics.
Contents Cover; Half-title; Series-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; Briefings; Fact files; Controversies; Tables; Figures; Abbreviations and acronyms; Country abbreviations used in tables and figures; Preface; Why comparative politics?; How this book is organized; Features to help you learn; Part I Setting the scene: origins, analytical perspectives and institutions; 1 The historical developmentof the EU; 2 Analysing the EU; 3 The institutional framework; 4 Legislation and decision-making: putting the institutional puzzle together
Part II Key actors in EU politics: citizens, interest groups and political parties5 Public opinion and political participation; 6 Interest groups and interest representation; 7 Political parties and the European Parliament; Part III EU policies: agenda-setting, decision-making and implementation; 8 An overview of EUpolicy-making; 9 Agenda-setting; 10 Decision-making; 11 Implementing policies; Conclusions and reflections; 12 Reflecting on the EU as a political system; Key terms and concepts; Index
Summary A new introduction to the European Union using the lens of comparative politics
Notes Print version record
Subject Comparative government -- Textbooks.
Europe -- Politics and government -- Textbooks.
European Union countries -- Politics and government -- Textbooks.
Genre/Form Textbooks.
Form Electronic book
Author Princen, Sebastiaan.
ISBN 1139091832