Contemporary European Politics: A Comparative Introduction by José M. Magone

By José M. Magone

In this significant new introductory textbook, José Magone offers an available and complete creation to modern ecu politics.


The unification of the ecu continent because the Fall of the Berlin wall in 1989 and the cave in of communist regimes in crucial and japanese Europe has replaced the character of eu politics. This e-book seeks to handle the hot ecu politics that emerged out of this coming jointly of West and East.


Utilizing a pan-European comparative process the booklet:



  • covers key themes, with chapters at the background, idea, associations, events and get together platforms, curiosity teams, structures of curiosity intermediation and civil society, the influence of eu public coverage and the emergence of a ecu universal and international policy

  • provides distinct comparisons of the nationwide political structures throughout Europe, together with relevant and jap Europe and the Balkans

  • contextualises nationwide politics within the transforming into value of ecu integration

  • examines the eu Union multi-level governance approach strategy, highlighting relationships and interactions among the worldwide, supranational, nationwide, nearby and native levels

  • analyses the switch from smooth politics, within which the countryside used to be nonetheless in charge of family politics and its personal borders, to postmodern politics during which de-territorialisation , de-nationalisation and internationalisation approaches have reworked the nationwide politics of eu states

  • facilitates studying via a variety of pedagogical gains, together with bankruptcy summaries, publications to extra studying, questions for revision and broad use of maps, figures, case stories and tables.

Richly illustrated all through, this paintings is an quintessential source for all scholars and lecturers of ecu politics.

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