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 2009. * Contains analytical articles and keynote contributions written by leading experts in their respective fields covering political, economic and legal issues * Includes the JCMS Annual Review Lecture, by Kalypso Nicolaidis * 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 * Wide range of contributors including Lee Miles, Desmond Dinan, James Buckley, David Howarth, Michael Dougan, Richard G. Whitman, David Allen and Michael Smith
Nathaniel Copsey is Senior Lecturer in Politics at Aston University, UK. Tim Haughton is Senior Lecturer in the Politics of Central and Eastern Europe at the University of Birmingham, UK.
Editorial: 2009: A Turning Point for Europe? (Nathaniel Copsey and Tim Haughton). 1. State of the Union: The Financial Crisis and the ECB's Response 2007-09 (Jean-Claude Trichet). 2. The JCMS Annual Review Lecture (Kalypso Nicolaidis). 3. The Appointments of Herman van Rompuy and Catherine Ashton (Tony Barber). 4. The Czech Presidency (Vit Benes and Jan Karlas). 5. The Swedish Presidency (Lee Miles). 6. Institutions and Governance (Desmond Dinan). 7. Internal Market Gesture Politics? (James Buckley and David Howarth). 8. Justice and Home Affairs (Jorg Monar). 9. Legal Developments (Michael Dougan). 10. Relations with the Wider Europe (Richard G. Whitman and Ana E. Juncos). 11. Relations with the Rest of the World (David Allen and Michael Smith). 12. The EU Economy: The Euro Area in 2009 (Dermot Hodson). 13. The EU Economy: Member States Outside the Euro Area in 2009 (Richard Connolly). 14. Chronology: The European Union in 2009 (Fabian Guy Neuner). Index.