A Dictionary of the European Union

4th Edition

By Lee McGowan, David Phinnemore

© 2008 – Routledge

488 pages

Purchasing Options:
Hardback: 9781857434859
pub: 2008-05-13
US Dollars$305.00

About the Book

This unique collection of data includes concise definitions and explanations on all aspects of the European Union. It explains the terminology surrounding the EU and outlines the roles and significance of the institutions, member countries, programmes and policies, treaties and personalities. It contains over 1000 clear and succinct definitions, spelling out acronyms and abbreviations, arranged alphabetically and fully cross-referenced.

Among the 1,000 entries you can find explanations and back-ground details on:

  • accession negotiations
  • atmospheric pollution
  • Central European Free Trade Area
  • common agricultural policy
  • company law statute
  • competition policy
  • the euro
  • Governance White Paper
  • human rights
  • Middle East
  • OLAF - European Anti-Fraud Office
  • refugee policy
  • Schengen Agreement
  • Treaty of Nice
  • US-EC Declaration.


'Deserves a wide circulation among reference libraries.' - Reference Reviews

Subject Categories

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