Europe Today: A Twenty-first Century Introduction (Europe Today Fifth Edition)

Europe Today: A Twenty-first Century Introduction (Europe Today Fifth Edition)

By: Erik Jones (editor), Ronald Tiersky (editor)Paperback

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Now in its fifth edition, Europe Today presents unrivaled coverage of developments in major European countries and across the region. Thoroughly revised and updated-with a new introduction and an added chapter on Spain-this is the only work that offers a sustained and unified set of both country case studies and thematic chapters on the European Union. Written by leading scholars from Europe and North America, the book builds on a foundation of basic political information and explanation to develop distinctive and thought-provoking analyses of current debates. Informative and engaging, this comprehensive text will lead readers toward a coherent and informed view of Europe today.

About Author

Ronald Tiersky is Eastman Professor of Political Science at Amherst College. Erik Jones is director of European and Eurasian Studies at the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies of the Johns Hopkins University.


Introduction, Ronald Tiersky and Erik Jones Part I: Country Studies Chapter 1: France: The Hollande Presidency, Promises and Pitfalls, Gabriel Goodliffe Chapter 2: Great Britain: From New Labour to New Politics?, Kate Alexander Shaw and Jonathan Hopkin Chapter 3: Germany: Challenges and Paradoxes, Helga A. Welsh Chapter 4: Italy: Still the Age of Berlusconi, Gianfranco Baldini Chapter 5: Scandinavia: Still the Middle Way?, Eric S. Einhorn Chapter 6: Spain: After the Fiesta, Sebastian Royo Chapter 7: Russia: European or Not?, Bruce Parrott and Serhiy Kudelia Chapter 8: Poland: The Long Arm of Transition, Ben Stanley Part II: Thematic Chapters Chapter 9: European Integration: An Uncertain Prospect, John Van Oudenaren Chapter 10: Economic Governance and Varieties of Capitalism, Benedicta Marzinotto Chapter 11: Europe and the Global Economic Crisis, Erik Jones and Gregory W. Fuller Chapter 12: European Law and Politics, R. Daniel Kelemen Chapter 13: Migration in Europe, Jonathon W. Moses Chapter 14: Would the Last Person to Leave Please Close the Door? A Reassessment of Transatlantic Security: Europe, the United States and NATO, Simon Duke and Roberta Haar Glossary

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  • ISBN13: 9781442221109
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 488
  • ID: 9781442221109
  • weight: 1025
  • ISBN10: 1442221100
  • edition: Fifth Edition

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