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Readership: Anyone seeking an accessible introduction to the European Union, and its history, politics, and future. Students of politics, European studies, economics, and international relations.
John Pinder, Honorary Professor at the College of Europe, and Chairman of the Federal Trust, London, United Kingdom, and Simon Usherwood, Senior Lecturer in the School of Politics, University of Surrey, United Kingdom
John Pinder is Honorary Professor at the College of Europe, and Chairman of the Federal Trust, London.
Simon Usherwood is Senior Lecturer in the School of Politics at the University of Surrey.
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1: What the EU is for
2: How the EU was made
3: How the EU is governed
4: Single market, single currency
5: Agriculture, regions, budget: conflicts over who gets what
6: Social policy, environmental policy
7: 'An area of freedom, security and justice'
8: A great civilian power...and more, or less?
9: The EU and the rest of Europe
10: The EU in the world
11: Much accomplished...but what next?