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The JCMS Annual Review of the European Union in 2017




The JCMS Annual Review of the European Union in 2017

Theofanis Exadaktylos, Roberta Guerrina, Emanuele Massetti

ISBN: 978-1-119-48905-4 October 2018 Wiley-Blackwell 176 Pages


Including specially commissioned articles and produced in association with JCMS, The Journal of Common Market Studies, covers the key developments in the European Union, its member states, and acceding and/or applicant countries in 2017.

  • Written by leading experts in their respective fields covering a wide array of political, economic and legal issues
  • Includes Simon Hix’s JCMS Annual Review lecture on the future of the UK-EU relationship after Brexit, and a critical perspective on different visions of Europe
  • Discusses key electoral contests in the UK, France and Germany, the rise of right-wing populism in Europe, the EU’s economic governance and the impact of austerity, better regulation, developments in the refugee crisis, reporting on EU external affairs and a review of small member states in the Presidency
  • The Annual Review is the most up-to-date and authoritative source of information for practitioners, scholars, students and researchers of European integration as well as for general readers who simply want to know more about the European Union and have a pluralism of voices

Editorial: 2017 – A Year in Review (Theofanis Exadaktylos, Roberta Guerrina and Emanuele Massetti)

Brexit: Where is the EU–UK Relationship Heading? (Simon Hix)

A Different Europe is Possible: The Professionalization of EU Studies and the Dilemmas of Integration in the 21st Century (Ian Manners and Ben Rosamond)

Brexit and the 2017 UK General Election (Sara B. Hobolt)

The 2017 French and German Elections (Hanspeter Kriesi)

A Right-wing Populist Momentum? A Review of 2017 Elections Across Europe (Daphne Halikiopoulou)

Institutional Architecture of the Euro Area (Amy Verdun)

Halfway Through the Better Regulation Strategy of the Juncker Commission: What Does the Evidence Say? (Claudio M. Radaelli)

European Economic Governance in 2017: A Recovery for Whom? (Rosalind Cavaghan and Muireann O'Dwyer)

Austerity and the Politics of Becoming (Akwugo Emejulu and Leah Bassel)

The Politics of European Union Migration Governance (Andrew Geddes)

Towards a European Security and Defence Union: Was 2017 a Watershed? (Nathalie Tocci)

Small States as Agenda-setters? The Council Presidencies of Malta and Estonia (Diana Panke and Julia Gurol)