Table of Contents
Chapter 1. The Rule of European Capitalism
(Noralv Veggeland, Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences, Norway)
Chapter 2. Challenges Pertaining to Integration in the European Project
(Mihai Murariu, Faculty of Political Science, Philosophy and Communication Sciences, West University of Timișoara, Timișoara, Romania)
Chapter 3. The Discourse on Migration in the European Union: Solidarity or Threat to Security?
(Delia Pop-Flanja, Department of European Studies and Governance, Babeş-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania)
Chapter 4. Political Economy and Prospects of Common Agricultural Policy Reforms
(Samir Mili and Tomás García Azcarate, Institute of Economics, Geography and Demography, Spanish National Research Council, Madrid, Spain)
Chapter 5. Threats and Challenges for the Competitiveness of the European Union: What Are the Perspectives for Cohesion among the Member States?
(Michaela Staníčková and Lukáš Melecký, Department of European Integration, Faculty of Economics, Technical University of Ostrava, Ostrava, Czech Republic)
Chapter 6. Key Ideas of the European Union in Educational Policies
(Narciso José López García and Francisco Luis Domínguez Muñoz, Department of Music Education, Faculty of Education, University of Castilla-La Mancha, Albacete, Spain, and others)
Chapter 7. The Election of the Commission President: On the Road to Democratic Politics?
(Isabel Camisão, Department of History, European Studies, Archaeology and Arts, Faculty of Humanities and Arts, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal)
Chapter 8. Parties in the EU Political System: Growing Determining Actors?
(Dina Sebastião, Department of History, European Studies Archaeology and Arts, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal)
Chapter 9. Well-Being in Urban and Rural Areas in the European Union: Challenges, Policies, Monitoring, and Some Practical Examples
(Susanne Schnorr-Bäcker, Senior Researcher, Federal Statistical Office of Germany)
Chapter 10. Animal Welfare in the European Union: The Cosmetics Regulation
(Laura Donnellan, School of Law, University of Limerick, Ireland)
Chapter 11. The European Ne Bis In Idem Principle
(Gerard Coffey, School of Law, University of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland)
Chapter 12. The European Union and Its Eurasian Challenge: Dealing with Competing Regionalisms at the Europe-Eurasia Interface
(Boyka Stefanova, Department of Political Science and Geography, University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, US)
Chapter 13. The European Union in the Crossfire: Between Populist America and Authoritarian Russia
(Raluca Moldovan, Department of International Relations and German Studies, Babeș-Bolyai University, Cluj Napoca, Romania)
Chapter 14. The European Union’s Conflict Resolution Mechanisms and Their Impact on the Serbian-Kosovar Reconciliation
(Laura M. Herța and Adrian G. Corpădean, Faculty of European Studies, Babeș-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania)
Chapter 15. How Is the Rapprochement of the Republic of Moldova to the European Union Shaping Gagauzia’s Identity Discourse and Political Choices? Russia and Turkey in the View
(Anna Șargov, Faculty of European Studies, Babeș-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania)
The volume is suitable for academics researching EU-related topics, as well as for scholars of European integration and international relations. It is also very suitable for students of European Studies, political science and international relations. The general public will also get a good deal of useful information about the inner workings of the EU and its foreign policy by reading the book.
European union, European policies, European integration, EU as global actor