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Posted on December 2nd, 2020 in Faculty by Aaron Dusso
New Pub

Don’t miss Dr. McCormick’s updated version of his highly respected textbook Understanding the European Union: A Concise Introduction.


This is the must-have, leading introduction to the European Union. Offering an ideal primer on the EU’s history, institutions, and politics, this concise textbook also covers the various challenges and opportunities faced by the EU, from the democratic deficit and the potential of future enlargement to the spread of nationalism and crises such as Brexit and the impact of the global pandemic. Understanding the European Union is now more crucial than ever, and this text provides a succinct but nuanced account of its development and how it works.

This book will be the ideal guide for all undergraduate and postgraduate courses in political science, global affairs and European Studies. It is also a suitable starting point for anyone seeking to learn more about the EU.