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The JCMS Annual Review of the European Union in 2008

The JCMS Annual Review of the European Union in 2008

Nathaniel Copsey (Editor), Tim Haughton (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-405-18914-9 September 2009 Wiley-Blackwell 304 Pages


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The Annual Review, 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 2007/2008.
  • Contains analytical articles written by leading experts in their respective fields covering political, economic and legal issues

  • Includes a keynote contribution by EU Commission President José Manuel Barroso

  • The most up-to-date and authoritative source of information for those engaged in teaching and research or who are simply interested in the European Union

  • Includes an invaluable guide to EU documents and publications - and the various websites of the EU - together with a chronology of key events
  • Specially commissioned articles by contributors such as Vivien Schmidt, Milada Anna Vachudova, Lucia Quaglia, Robert Eastwood and Peter Holmes.
1. The Gathering Storm (Nathaniel Copsey and Tim Haughton).

2. State of the Union (José Manuel Barroso).

3. Re-Envisioning the European Union (Vivien A. Schmidt).

4. Corruption and Compliance in the EU’s Post-Communist Members and Candidates (Milada Anna Vachudova).

5. The Financial Turmoil and EU Policy Co-operation in 2008 (Lucia Quaglia, Robert Eastwood and Peter Holmes).

6. The Slovenian Presidency (Sabina Kajnc).

7. The French Presidency (Renaud Dehousse and Anand Menon).

8. Institutions and Governance (Desmond Dinan).

9. Greening the Internal Market in a Difficult Economic Climate (David Howarth).

10. Justice and Home Affairs (Jörg Monar).

11. Legal Developments (Michael Dougan).

12. European Union’s Relations with the Wider Europe (Richard G. Whitman and Ana E. Juncos).

13. Relations with the Rest of the World (David Allen and Michael Smith).

14. Developments in the Economies of Member States Outside the Euro Area (Debra Johnson and Colin Turner).

15. Economic Developments in the Euro Area (Amy Verdun).

16. Chronology: The European Union in 2008 (Nicola Corkin).