European Union Politics

Second edition

by John McCormick Understanding the European Union, 6th edition Why Europe Matters Environmental Policy in the European Union Contemporary Britain, 3rd edition


'An excellent up-to-date textbook combining clear writing with a deep knowledge of the European Union. I recommend it highly both for newcomers to EU Studies and for those who want to gain an in-depth understanding of the complexities, some would say 'mysteries', of European integration. -Alberta M. Sbragia, University of Pittsburgh, USA
'Comprehensive, authoritative and, above all, accessible with a lively writing style lightened by pertinent anecdotes and observations: a rare combination. -Wyn Grant, University of Warwick, UK
'This excellent textbook is a terrific resource for undergraduates and graduates who want to obtain a state-of-the art understanding of the European Union today. -Amy Verdun, University of Victoria, Canada
'Lively, vivid and wonderfully accessible, this updated edition is especially welcome in light of recent developments as McCormick does a marvellous job in helping students penetrate the walls of incomprehension and complexity that too often surround fortress Europe. -Jonathon W. Moses, NTNU, Trondheim, Norway
'Comprehensive, authoritative and bang up to date, this new edition expertly illuminates for its readers the complex beast that is the EU as it grapples with many pivotal challenges. McCormick's European Union Politics has become a must on my students' reading list! -Jane O'Mahoney, University of Kent, UK