First published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Table of Contents
Part 1 – Europe and the wider world
1.1 Introduction – The enlargement of the European Union and the questions it poses
1.2 What is Europe?
1.3 How different are western and eastern Europe?
1.4 The EU’s external relationships
1.5 Europe and international bodies
Part 2 – Country studies
2.2 The core democracies of western Europe: France, Italy, Germany UK
2.3 The Nordic countries: still reluctant Europeans?
2.4 Spain, Portugal, Greece
2.5 Political and economic reforms in post-communist Russia
2.6 Political and economic transitions in eastern Europe
2.7 Turkey, Cyprus
Part 3 – the European Union
3.1 The evolution of the European Union
3.2 Institutions of the European Union
3.3 Theories of political integration and the European Union
3.4 The policies of the European Union
Part 4 – Society, culture and politics in contemporary Europe
4.1 Social Structure and Social Change in Europe
4.2 Visions of Europe
4.3 The State of European Democracy
4.4 Citizenship, human rights and migration
4.5 Living with diversity? Nation states and national identities in Contemporary Europe
Part 5 – Main issues and challenges
5.2 Cultural divisions in society and hostility to minority groups
5.4 The economic policy of the euro-zone
5.5 Enlargement of the EU