The European Union Explained, Third Edition

Institutions, Actors, Global Impact

by Andreas Staab

Published by: Indiana University Press

264 Pages, 6.12 x 9.25 in

  • Paperback
  • 9780253009722
  • Published: July 2013


  • Paperback
  • 9780253223036
  • Published: June 2011


  • eBook
  • 9780253009760
  • Published: July 2013


This brief and accessible introduction to the European Union is ideal for anyone who needs a concise overview of the structure, history, and policies of the EU. This updated edition includes a new chapter on the sovereign debt crisis in the Eurozone. Andreas Staab offers basic terms and interpretive frameworks for understanding the evolution of the EU; the overall structure, purpose, and mandate of its main constituent divisions; and key policy areas, such as market unification and environmental policy.