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Theory and Reform in the European Union

Dimitris N. Chryssochoou, Michael J. Tsinisizelis, and Stelios Stavridis


This substantially updated and revised edition offers a comprehensive overview of the challenges confronting the political system as well as the international politics of the European Union. It draws from a spectrum of regional integration theories to determine what the Union actually is and how it is developing, examining the constitutional politics of the European Union, from the Single European Act to the Treaty of Nice and beyond. The ongoing debate on the future of Europe links together the questions of democracy and legitimacy, competences and rights, and the prospects for European polit ... More

Keywords: political system, international politics, European Union, regional integration, constitutional politics, Single European Act, Treaty of Nice, future of Europe, democracy, legitimacy

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1999 Print ISBN-13: 9780719049910
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: July 2012 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719049910.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Dimitris N. Chryssochoou, author

Michael J. Tsinisizelis, author

Stelios Stavridis, author