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5. Agriculture, regions, budget: conflicts over who gets what

5. Agriculture, regions, budget: conflicts over who gets what  

Simon Usherwood and John Pinder

in The European Union: A Very Short Introduction (4th edn)

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10.1093/actrade/9780198808855.003.0005
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‘Agriculture, regions, budget: conflicts over who gets what’ argues that because the single market enhances productivity in the economy, there is benefit for most people. But there will be ... More
7. ‘An area of freedom, security and justice’

7. ‘An area of freedom, security and justice’  

Simon Usherwood and John Pinder

in The European Union: A Very Short Introduction (4th edn)

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‘An area of freedom, security and justice’ explains the two main aims of the Schengen Agreements of 1985 and 1990. The first concerned border controls: to eliminate those internal to ... More
9. The EU and the rest of Europe

9. The EU and the rest of Europe  

Simon Usherwood and John Pinder

in The European Union: A Very Short Introduction (4th edn)

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A most impressive aspect of the EU project has been its ability to develop and expand from a small group of relatively similar states in Western Europe into an EU of much greater width and ... More
10. The EU in the world

10. The EU in the world  

Simon Usherwood and John Pinder

in The European Union: A Very Short Introduction (4th edn)

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‘The EU in the world’ considers how EU policies for dealing with the rest of the world have been developed. China seems likely to catch up with the US as a military and economic power. ... More
8. A great civilian power … and more—or less?

8. A great civilian power … and more—or less?  

Simon Usherwood and John Pinder

in The European Union: A Very Short Introduction (4th edn)

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The EC’s external relations were, in line with its powers, originally concentrated in the economic field. But there were from the outset also political aims. ‘A great civilian power … and ... More
3. How the EU is governed

3. How the EU is governed  

Simon Usherwood and John Pinder

in The European Union: A Very Short Introduction (4th edn)

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The EU has major economic and environmental powers, and is increasingly active in foreign policy, defence, and internal security. ‘How the EU is governed’ asks: how is this power used and ... More
2. How the EU was made

2. How the EU was made  

Simon Usherwood and John Pinder

in The European Union: A Very Short Introduction (4th edn)

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‘How the EU was made’ examines the combination of interests and events leading to the development of the EC, including the founding treaties. The Single European Act (SEA) provided for ... More
11. Much accomplished … but what next?

11. Much accomplished … but what next?  

Simon Usherwood and John Pinder

in The European Union: A Very Short Introduction (4th edn)

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In March 2017, two events illustrated the EU’s achievement and fragility. The first, the sixtieth anniversary of the signing of the Rome treaties, was an opportunity to reflect on how the ... More
4. Single market, single currency

4. Single market, single currency  

Simon Usherwood and John Pinder

in The European Union: A Very Short Introduction (4th edn)

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Monetary union requires that money in all its forms be able to move freely across frontiers between member states and that exchange rates changes between them be abolished. ‘Single market, ... More
6. Social policy, environmental policy

6. Social policy, environmental policy  

Simon Usherwood and John Pinder

in The European Union: A Very Short Introduction (4th edn)

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The EU has been given some of its powers because its size offers advantages not available to individual member states. Other powers prevent member states from damaging each other, ... More
1. What the EU is for

1. What the EU is for  

Simon Usherwood and John Pinder

in The European Union: A Very Short Introduction (4th edn)

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‘What the EU is for’ explores the development of the European Community (EC). For France and Germany, finding a way to live together in a durable peace was a fundamental political priority ... More

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