Tag: Union

The European Union and its Political Leaders Understanding the Integration Process


The European Union and its Political Leaders: Understanding the Integration Process by David Ramiro Troitiño, Ricardo Martín de la Guardia, Guillermo A. Pérez Sánchez
English | EPUB | 2022 | 294 Pages | ISBN : 3030966615 | 0.5 MB
This book focuses on the impact of political leaders on the integration process led by the European Union. It aims at a better understanding of the European Union through the actions, contributions, and ideas of these outstanding characters to European integration and disintegration. By doing so, the book offers an entirely new perspective, presenting the actions of the main actors involved, their background, their historical time, their challenges and problems, and how they influenced the European Union’s development.

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The European Union and its Political Leaders Understanding the Integration Process


The European Union and its Political Leaders: Understanding the Integration Process by David Ramiro Troitiño, Ricardo Martín de la Guardia, Guillermo A. Pérez Sánchez
English | PDF | 2022 | 294 Pages | ISBN : 3030966615 | 3.3 MB
This book focuses on the impact of political leaders on the integration process led by the European Union. It aims at a better understanding of the European Union through the actions, contributions, and ideas of these outstanding characters to European integration and disintegration. By doing so, the book offers an entirely new perspective, presenting the actions of the main actors involved, their background, their historical time, their challenges and problems, and how they influenced the European Union’s development.

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Rulers and Victims The Russians in the Soviet Union


Geoffrey Hosking, "Rulers and Victims: The Russians in the Soviet Union"
English | 2006 | pages: 496 | ISBN: 0674021789, 0674030532 | PDF | 11,5 mb
Many westerners used to call the Soviet Union "Russia." Russians too regarded it as their country, but that did not mean they were entirely happy with it. In the end, in fact, Russia actually destroyed the Soviet Union. How did this happen, and what kind of Russia emerged?

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Ideologies and the European Union


Jonathan White, "Ideologies and the European Union "
English | ISBN: 0367689839 | 2021 | 168 pages | EPUB | 476 KB
This volume examines what the concept of ideology can add to our understanding of the European Union, and the way in which the process of European integration has inflected the ideological battles that define contemporary European politics, both nationally and transnationally.

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Financial Accountability in the European Union


Paul Stephenson, "Financial Accountability in the European Union "
English | ISBN: 0367321092 | 2020 | 314 pages | EPUB | 837 KB
This book offers comprehensive coverage of various aspects of financial accountability around the EU budget – how it is spent via policies, how institutions engage in checking policy performance (what taxpayers’ money actually delivers), and therein, the issues of monitoring, controlling, auditing, scrutinising and communicating budgetary expenditure.

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The European Union’s policy towards Mercosur Responsive not strategic


Arantza Gomez Arana, "The European Union’s policy towards Mercosur: Responsive not strategic "
English | ISBN: 0719096944 | 2017 | 256 pages | EPUB | 958 KB
This book provides a distinctive and empirically rich account of the European Union’s relationship with the Common Market of the South (Mercosur). It seeks to examine the motivations that determine the EU’s policy towards Mercosur; the most important relationship the EU has with another regional economic integration organization.

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The European Union’s Energy Security and Turkey’s Role in the Southern Gas Corridor Interdependence on the Natural Gas Pipelin


The European Union’s Energy Security and Turkey’s Role in the Southern Gas Corridor: Interdependence on the Natural Gas Pipeline between Turkey and EU By Faik Tanrikulu
2018 | 210 Pages | ISBN: 3631744781 | PDF | 2 MB
This study analyses the issue of energy security and natural gas in the Southern Gas Corridor, and its effects on the relationship between the European Union (EU) and Turkey. The increasing consumption of natural gas in the world as an energy source has rendered it a greater strategic importance in the world. Additionally, the conflict between Ukraine, Belarus and Russia over natural gas has threatened both the short and long-term security of the EU’s gas supply. Consequently this conflict has created the necessity to find alternative routes in order to meet Europe’s increasing gas demand. In this context, Turkey’s and the EU’s dependency on Russian natural gas has increased in the last decades, causing both Turkey and the EU to search for outside energy sources. Turkey plays a key role as part of the strategic Southern Gas Corridor initiative, which is a proposed gas pipeline in corporation with the Trans Anatolia Natural Gas Pipeline (TANAP ) project, proposed to run from the Caspian region through Turkey to Europe. This study argues that the energy dependency among the countries not only affects the economic decisions, but also the political decisions.

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The European Union’s Approach to Conflict Resolution Transformation or Regulation in the Western Balkans


Laurence Cooley, "The European Union’s Approach to Conflict Resolution: Transformation or Regulation in the Western Balkans? "
English | ISBN: 1138487198 | 2018 | 230 pages | EPUB | 897 KB
This book investigates and explains the European Union’s approach to conflict resolution in three countries of the Western Balkans: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia and Kosovo. In doing so, it critically interrogates claims that the EU acts as an agent of conflict transformation in its engagement with conflict-affected states. The book argues, contrary to the assumptions of much of the existing literature, that rather than seeking the transformation of conflicts, the EU pursues a more conservative strategy based on the regulation of conflict through the promotion of institutional mechanisms such as consociational power sharing and decentralisation.

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