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European Union Encyclopedia and Directory 2012

12th Edition

Edited by Europa Publications

Routledge – 2012 – 792 pages

Series: The European Union Encyclopedia and Directory

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Description

Thoroughly updated, this extensive reference source provides in-depth information on all matters relating to the European Union: the expansion of the EU under the Nice Treaty is covered, and the future of the union is addressed. A glossary of key terms, a statistical survey and a directory section provide a unique guide to the workings of the EU as well as up-to-date contact details of MEPs and other EU officials.

Key Features:

  • an up-to date chronology of the EU from 1947 to present
  • an A-Z section contains concise definitions and explanations of organizations, acronyms and terms, and articles on each member state. Comprising over 1,000 entries, terms listed include: the European Convention; the Rapid Reaction Mechanism; the Charter of Fundamental Rights; the Laeken Declaration; enlargement; and immigration policy
  • a series of introductory articles provides an overall view of the policies and activities of the EU. Essay subjects include: defence policies of the EU; the EU economy; the governance, legal and social frameworks of the EU; enlargement; external relations, migration and asylum policy
  • a directory of key names, addresses, telephone and fax numbers, e-mail and internet addresses of all major European Union institutions and their official bodies. This information is supplemented by summaries of important treaties; details of information sources in the EU; and details of EU-level trade and professional associations. Users will also find details of MEPs and the political groups and national parties contributing to the European Parliament
  • a statistical survey gives tables covering: population, employment, agriculture, energy and mining, industry, finance, trade, transport and communications, tourism, health and welfare, and education across the EU.

This title will prove valuable to academic and public libraries, politicians and government agencies and the media, as well as to all those in need of accurate and reliable information on the European Union.

Name: European Union Encyclopedia and Directory 2012: 12th Edition (Hardback)Routledge 
Description: Edited by Europa Publications. Thoroughly updated, this extensive reference source provides in-depth information on all matters relating to the European Union: the expansion of the EU under the Nice Treaty is covered, and the future of the union is addressed. A glossary of key terms,...
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