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The European Council

Gatekeeper Of The European Community, 1st Edition

By Mary Johnston

Routledge

174 pages

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Description

This book presents the history of the transformation of the summit into the European Council (EC). It considers the political, organizational, and legal preparations for the increased involvement of heads of government in a more influential EC international and regional role.

Table of Contents

Preface -- Introduction -- Summitry and Legitimacy -- Politics and Axle Weights -- Bureaucrats, Eurocrats, and National Politicians -- The Delors Plan and Technical Decisionmaking -- The Train of History -- When Politicians Become Eurocrats and Eurocrats Become Politicians -- European Council Meetings 1975-1993

About the Author

Mary Troy Johnston

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL000000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / General