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A Dictionary of the European Union

7th Edition

By Lee McGowan, David Phinnemore


510 pages

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Hardback: 9781857437942
pub: 2015-04-22
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This unique collection of data includes concise definitions and explanations relating to all aspects of the European Union. It explains the terminology surrounding the EU and outlines the roles and significance of the institutions, member countries, foreign relations, programmes and policies, treaties and personalities. It contains over 1,000 clear and succinct definitions and explains acronyms and abbreviations, which are arranged alphabetically and fully cross-referenced. The book has been fully updated to include details of the elections to the European Parliament and the appointment of the new European Commission in 2014, together with other important revisions.

Among the 1,000 entries you can find explanations and background details on:accession negotiations

  • the African Union
  • the ‘Arab Spring’
  • the Common Agricultural Policy
  • competition policy
  • the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund
  • the euro
  • human rights
  • Jean-Claude Juncker
  • the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF)
  • the Schengen Agreement
  • Serbia
  • the Single Supervisory Mechanism
  • the single rulebook
  • the Treaty of Lisbon
  • Ukraine

Table of Contents

Dictionary of the European Union. A - Z

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POLITICAL SCIENCE / International Relations / General
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / General
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Government / General
REFERENCE / Dictionaries