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Book Description

The definitive survey of the countries and territories of Western Europe, comprising expert analysis and commentary, up-to-date economic and socio-political data and extensive directory information.

General Survey

Essays by leading experts on the area cover issues of regional importance.

Country Surveys

Individual chapters on each country, comprising:

an introductory survey, containing essays on the geography, history and economy of each country, including a chronology and map.

an extensive statistical survey of economic and demographic indicators, including area and population, health and welfare, agriculture, forestry, fishing, mining, industry, finance, trade, transport, tourism, communications media and education.

a comprehensive directory of names and contact details covering the most significant political and commercial institutions.

Regional Information

a directory of research institutes specializing in the region

bibliographies of books and periodicals covering the region.

Table of Contents

PART ONE General Survey

The European Union: Future Uncertain

JULIE SMITH

Western Europe, the European Union and the Eurozone: Economic Perspectives

CHRISTIAN SCHWEIGER

European Foreign and Security Policy

ANDREW COTTEY

European Union Trade Policy: Recent Developments and Future Prospects

ROBERT E. LOONEY

Europe and the Migration Crisis

MARCO SCIPIONI

Populism in Western Europe

TEUN PAUWELS

Islam and Western Europe

REEM AHMED and DANIELA PISOIU

PART TWO Country Surveys

Sections on geography, history, chronology and economy, as well as statistical surveys, directories and bibliographies for each country

ANDORRA

AUSTRIA

History KURT RICHARD LUTHER

Economy GÜNTHER K. CHALOUPEK

BELGIUM

History ANTHONY MUGHAN

Economy YELTER BOLLEN and FERDI DE VILLE

DENMARK

History JACOB CHRISTENSEN

Economy ROBERT E. LOONEY

DANISH EXTERNAL TERRITORIES

THE FAROE ISLANDS

GREENLAND

FINLAND

History MIKKO KUISMA

Economy LAURI KAJANOJA

FINNISH EXTERNAL TERRITORY

THE ALAND ISLANDS

FRANCE

History ANDREW KNAPP

Economy SUSAN MILNER

GERMANY

History WILLIAM E. PATERSON

Economy LOTHAR FUNK

ICELAND

History STEFANIA OSKARSDOTTIR

Economy KATRIN OLAFSDOTTIR

IRELAND

History JOHN COAKLEY

Economy DAVID LEA

ITALY

History JAMES L. NEWELL

Economy GIOVANNI CAGGIANO

LIECHTENSTEIN

LUXEMBOURG

History SONJA KMEC

Economy ELENA DANESCU

MALTA

History GODFREY A. PIROTTA

Economy LINO BRIGUGLIO

MONACO

THE NETHERLANDS

History STEVEN B. WOLINETZ

Economy LEI DELSEN and ESTHER-MIRJAM SENT

NORWAY

History MART KULDKEPP

Economy RÖGNVALDUR HANNESSON

NORWEGIAN EXTERNAL TERRITORIES

SVALBARD

JAN MAYEN

PORTUGAL

History STEWART LLOYD-JONES

Economy STEPHEN SYRETT

SAN MARINO

SPAIN

History RICHARD GILLESPIE

Economy XAVIER CUADRAS MORATO

SWEDEN

History TOMMY MÖLLER

Economy LARS MAGNUSSON

SWITZERLAND

History CLIVE H. CHURCH

Economy TOBIAS STRAUMANN

THE UNITED KINGDOM

History MARTIN SMITH

Economy ROBERT E. LOONEY

UNITED KINGDOM CROWN DEPENDENCIES

THE CHANNEL ISLANDS

Guernsey

Islands of the Bailiwick of Guernsey

Jersey

THE ISLE OF MAN

UNITED KINGDOM OVERSEAS TERRITORY

GIBRALTAR

THE VATICAN CITY

PART THREE Regional Information

RESEARCH INSTITUTES

SELECT BIBLIOGRAPHY (BOOKS)

SELECT BIBLIOGRAPHY (PERIODICALS)

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Editor(s)

Biography

Europa Publications’ regional publications are compiled by a team of editors and researchers, with introductory and country-specific material provided by specialists in their field:

Reem Ahmed. Researcher, Institute for Peace Research and Security Policy, University of Hamburg, Germany.

Yelter Bollen. Doctoral Fellow at the Centre for EU Studies, Department of Political Sciences, Ghent University, Belgium.

Lino Briguglio. Professor of Economics, and Director, Islands and Small States Institute, University of Malta, Malta.

Giovanni Caggiano. Associate Professor, Department of Economics, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia.

Günther K. Chaloupek. Former Director of Economic Policy Section, Austrian Chamber of Labour, Vienna, Austria.

Jacob Christensen. Lecturer, Social Work and Administration, University College Lillebaelt, Odense, Denmark.

Clive H. Church. Emeritus Professor of European Studies, University of Kent, United Kingdom.

John Coakley. Professor, School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics, Queen’s University Belfast, United Kingdom, and Fellow of the Geary Institute, University College Dublin, Ireland.

Andrew Cottey. Senior Lecturer and Jean Monnet Chair in European Political Integration, Department of Government, University College Cork, Ireland.

Xavier Cuadras Morató. Associate Professor, Department of Economics and Business, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain.

Elena Danescu. Research Scientist, Luxembourg Centre for Contemporary and Digital History, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg.

Ferdi De Ville. Assistant Professor and Co-Director, Centre for EU Studies, Department of Political Sciences, Ghent University, Belgium.

Lei Delsen. Associate Professor of Socio-Economic Policy, Institute of Management Research, Radboud University, Netherlands.

Lothar Funk. Professor of Economics and International Economic Relations, University of Applied Sciences, Düsseldorf, Germany, Fellow, Cologne Institute for Economic Research, Germany, and Visiting Fellow, Institute for German Studies, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom; co-Editor of Sozialer Fortschritt —German Review of Social Policy.

Richard Gillespie. Professor of Politics, University of Liverpool, United Kingdom.

Rögnvaldur Hannesson. Professor Emeritus, Norwegian School of Economics, Norway.

Lauri Kajanoja. Adviser to the Board, Bank of Finland, Finland.

Sonja Kmec. Associate Professor, Institute for History, Research Unit IPSE, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg.

Andrew Knapp. Emeritus Professor of French Politics and Contemporary History, University of Reading, United Kingdom.

Mikko Kuisma. Research Fellow in Comparative Public Policy, University of Tübingen, Germany.

Mart Kuldkepp. Lecturer in Contemporary Scandinavian History, Department of Scandinavian Studies, School of European Languages, Culture and Society, University College London, United Kingdom.

David Lea. Senior Europe Analyst with the consultancy Control Risks, United Kingdom.

Stewart Lloyd-Jones. ISCTE-IUL—Instituto Universitário de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal, and Director of the Contemporary Portuguese History Research Centre.

Robert E. Looney. International consultant specializing in economic development and Distinguished Professor, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California, USA.

Kurt Richard Luther. Dean of Internationalization and Professor of Comparative Politics, Keele University, United Kingdom, and Tongji University, Shanghai, People’s Republic of China.

Lars Magnusson. Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences, and Professor in Economic History, Department of Economic History, Uppsala University, Sweden.

Susan Milner. Reader in European Politics, Department of Politics, Languages and International Studies, University of Bath, United Kingdom.

Tommy Möller. Professor of Political Science, Stockholm University, Sweden.

Anthony Mughan. Professor of Political Science, and Director, International Studies, Ohio State University, USA.

James L. Newell. Professor of Politics, University of Salford, United Kingdom.

Katrín Olafsdóttir. Assistant Professor, School of Business, Reykjavík University, Iceland.

Stefanía Oskarsdóttir. Associate Professor, University of Iceland, Iceland.

William E. Paterson. Honorary Professor of German and European Politics, Aston Centre for Europe, Aston University, United Kingdom.

Teun Pauwels. Policy analyst for the Flemish Ministry of Education and Training, and scientific collaborator at the Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium.

Godfrey A. Pirotta. Professor of Government and Policy Studies, and Director, Institute of Public Administration and Management, University of Malta, Malta.

Daniela Pisoiu. Senior Researcher, Austrian Institute for International Affairs, Vienna, Austria.

Christian Schweiger. Visiting Professor and Chair, Comparative European Governance Systems, Institute for Political Science, Chemnitz University of Technology, Germany.

Marco Scipioni. Post-Doctoral Fellow, Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies, Bologna, Italy.

Esther-Mirjam Sent. Professor of Economic Theory and Policy and Vice-Dean of Education, Institute for Management Research, Radboud University, Netherlands, and member of the Netherlands Senate.

Julie Smith. Director, European Centre, POLIS Department, Cambridge University, Fellow of Robinson College, Cambridge, United Kingdom, and member of the House of Lords.

Martin Smith. Professor of Politics, University of York, United Kingdom.

Tobias Straumann. Associate Professor of History, University of Zurich, and lecturer in the Faculty of Economics, University of Basel, Switzerland.

Stephen Syrett. Professor of Local Economic Development, Centre for Enterprise and Economic Development Research, Middlesex University, United Kingdom.

Steven B. Wolinetz. Professor Emeritus, Department of Political Science, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada.

Reviews

"Excellent, authoritative, valuable." Reference Reviews

"A valuable reference work." The Geographical Journal

"Prepared with the meticulous attention to detail which characterizes the Europa series of reference books." Reference and Research Book News

"... recommended for library purchase." Irish Political Studies

"Saves time in researching Western European Countries – at the same time providing users with well-informed commentaries and the latest statistical and directory information." Social Science Review