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Political/EU

Sites
 

European Governments on the Web (Gunnar Anzinger)
Political Resourceson the Net
Europa (official EU portal) Community agencies:
Europarl (another official EU portal)

European Union Library Resource Center This site, a product of research from both the European Union Center at Illinois and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library, is dedicated to the study and research of the European Union.

EU Intro

Europa – About the EU A brief, simple explanation of what the European Union is. Includes links to information on what the EU does and how it’s organized.
Europa – Europe in 12 Lessons A basic, 12 part introduction to the European Union.
news.bbc.co.uk (EU overview at BBC with many links)
History of EU
Europa – History A brief summary of EU history, plus links to key events in EU history 1946 to 2005.
BBC News – Inside Europe – EU Milestones An interactive timeline of European Union history from 1948 to 2003, including major events and brief summaries.
BBC News – Inside Europe – Enlarging Europe An animated map showing EU enlargement from 1952 to 2004.
Politics
BBC News – Inside Europe – European Parliament Guide 7 part guide to the European parliament.
Europa – Organization of the EU A brief introduction to the political organization of the EU. Includes sections on the the European Parliament, the Council of the European Union, the European Commission, the Court of Justice, the Court of Auditors, the European Economic and Social Committee, the Committee of the Regions, the European Central Bank, and the European Investment Bank.
Europa – Treaties and Laws treaties on which the political organization of the EU is founded.
European Union – Delegation of the European Commission to the USA A site dedicated to providing information on EU policies to Americans.
UE News
BBC News – Inside Europe This is a section of the BBC news website devoted especially to European Union news. Although not designed specifically for secondary school students, the news presented on the BBC website is very accessible. Main stories include photographs, and the website as a whole includes many useful links.
Cafe Babel European current affairs magazine.
Europa – Glossary of Summaries Definitions of dozens of terms used in talking about EU affairs.

 

Books

Policy Reform And the Development of Democracy in Eastern Europe by Chris Hasselmann (Jan 2006)
The Changing Face of European Identity: A Seven-Nation Study of (Supra)National Attachments (Routledge Advances in European Politics) by Richard Robyn (Feb 2, 2005)
Understanding the European Union: A Concise Introduction, Second Edition by John McCormick (May 31, 2002)Found at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library ?Please note that this list is not exhaustive, but instead intended to present highlights of the Library’s recent acquisitions of EU materials. If you are looking for a particular title and don’t see it on this list, please check the UIUC catalog.? (annotation theirs)

Atlantic alliance under stress : US-European relations after Iraq. Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2005
Beyond paradise and power : Europe, America, and the future of a troubled partnership New York : Routledge, 2005
Challenges for Europe Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2004
Citizenship In A Global World : European Questions And Turkish Experiences. New York : Routledge, 2005
Cohesion Policy In The European Union : The Building Of Europe Leonardi, Robert New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2005
Constitutional Justice, East And West : Democratic Legitimacy And Constitutional Courts In Post-Communist Europe In A Comparative Perspective The Hague ; London : Kluwer Law International, 2002
Crossing the Atlantic : Comparing the European Union and Canada Burlington, VT : Ashgate, 2004
Designing Democracy : EU Enlargement and Regime Change in Post-Communist Europe. Pridham, Geoffrey New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2005
Enlargement of the European Union and NATO : Ordering from the Menu in Central Jacoby, Wade Europe Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2004
Entangled identities : Nations and Europe Aldershot, Hampshire, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, 2005
Environmental policy in Europe : the Europeanization of National Environmental Policy London ; New York : Routledge, 2004
Eurasia in Balance : the US and the Regional Power Shift. Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, 2005
Europe and Iran : Perspectives on Non-Proliferation. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2005
Europe, A Civilian Power? : European Union, Global Governance, World Order Telo, Mario . New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2006
European Financial Systems In The Global Economy Reszat, Beate Chichester, West Sussex, England ; Hoboken, NJ : Wiley, 2005
European Identity Aldershot, Hants, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, 2005
European Migration : What Do We know?. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2005
European Politics in Transition. Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1997
European Union Enlargement : A Comparative History London ; New York : Routledge, 2004
European Union Negotiations : Processes, Networks and Institutions London ; New York : Routledge, 2005
Europeanization and Regionalization in the EU’s Enlargement to Central and Eastern Europe : the Myth of Conditionality Hughes, James New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2004
Europeanizing Social Democracy? : The Rise Of The Party Of European Socialists Lightfoot, Simon . London ; New York : Routledge, 2005
Evaluating Euro-Mediterranean Relations Calleya, Stephen C. London ; New York : Routledge, 2005
Extreme Right Activists in Europe : Through the Magnifying Glass. New York : Routledge, 2006
Fusing with Europe? : Sweden in the European Union Miles, Lee . Aldershot ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, 2005
Geopolitics of Euro-Atlantic Integration. New York : Routledge, 2005
Germany and East-Central Europe : Political, Economic and Socio-cultural Relations in the Era of EU Enlargement Wood, Stephen Aldershot, Hants ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, 2004
Germany, Poland and Europe : Conflict, Cooperation and Europeanisation Zaborowski, Marcin . Manchester ; New York: Manchester University Press, 2004
Germany‘s Foreign Policy Towards Poland and the Czech Republic : Ostpolitik Revisited Cordell, Karl London ; New York : Routledge, 2005
Globalization and European Integration : the Changing Role of Farmers in the Common Agricultural Policy Hennis, Marjoleine Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, 2005
Governing Europe : Discourse, Governmentality And European Integration Walters, William London ; New York : Routledge, 2005
Handbook of public policy in Europe : Britain, France and Germany New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2004
Marketing in the Emerging Markets of Central and Eastern Europe : the Balkans. New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2005
Media, Technology and Everyday Life in Europe : from Information to Communication. Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, 2005
Negotiating European Union Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2005
New Risks, New Welfare : the Transformation of the European Welfare State Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2004
Partisan Interventions : European Party Politics And Peace Enforcement In The Balkans Rathbun, Brian C. Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2004
Partners or Rivals? : European-American Relations after Iraq. Milano : V&P, 2005
Politics and the European Commission : Actors, Interdependence, legitimacy New York : Routledge, 2004
Reflections on the Future of Democracy in Europe. Strasbourg : Council of Europe, c2005
Social Mobility in Europe New York : Oxford University Press, 2004
Social Structure And Party Choice In Western Europe : A Comparitive Longitudinal Study Knutsen, Oddbjorn New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2004
Socializing Democratic Norms : The Role of International Organizations for the Construction of Europe New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2005
The Changing Face of European identity New York : Routledge, 2005
The Europeanization of Citizenship : Between the Ideology of Nationality, Immigration and Developments in the European Union 2 Dell’Olio, Fiorella Basingstoke ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2004
The Judicial Construction of Europe Stone Sweet, Alec Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2004
The Member States of the European Union. New York : Oxford University Press, 2005
The Past, Present, and Future of the European Union New York : Palgrave Macmillan in association with International Economic Association, 2004
The Politics Of Economic And Monetary Union Jones, Erik Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, 2002
The Principle of Mutual Recognition in the European Integration Process. Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2005
The United States and the Nuclear Dimension of European Integration Skogmar, Gunnar New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2004
Welfare and Families in Europe Abrahamson, Peter Aldershot, Hants, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, 2005
Western Europe Warmenhoven, Henri J. . Guilford, Conn : Dushkin / McGraw-Hill, 1999
With US or against US? : European Trends in American Perspective. New York : Oxford University Press, 2005
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