This is a systematic, up-to-date exploration of the politics ofEuropean integration that includes balanced coverage of thestrengths and weaknesses of the European Union.
* Examines European integration as a contested political processthat continues to divide and inspire nations, citizens, andpoliticians
* Provides students with the analytical tools to consider why theEU functions as it currently does, whether the EU is sufficientlydemocratic, the politics behind EU legislation, debates overforeign policy, proposals for institutional reform, and theEurozone sovereign debt crisis
* Brings together the latest scholarly research from comparativepolitics, international relations, law, and democratic theory
* Accompanied by a range of student resources includingchapter-level flashcards and independent study questions -available at www.wiley.com/go/glencross