European States and the Euro
Europeanization, Variation and Convergence
Edited by Kenneth H.F. Dyson
Normal Price: $226.95
Your Price: $204.26 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $22.69! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $10.21 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply
European States and the Euro by Kenneth H.F. Dyson
Book DescriptionWith Economic and Monetary Union, the European Union has embarked on one of the biggest projects in its history. Previous literature has focused on how EMU came into being and on the policy issues that it raises. European States and the Euro seeks to move the discussion forwards by offering the first systematic evaluation of how it is affecting EU states, both members and non-members of the Euro-Zone. It is the first book to explicitly situate EMU in the growing literature on Europeanization. It examines the effects on public policies, political structures, discourses, and identities. The book seeks to identify the scope of EMU's effects, the direction that it imparts to political and policy changes, the mechanisms by which it produces its effects, and the role of domestic institutions, political leadership and specific forms of discourse in shaping responses. In addition, the book assesses how, and with what effects, EMU is affecting key policy sectors labour markets and wages, welfare states, and financial market governance. What conditions the degree of convergence discernible in these sectors? Finally, the book seeks to 'contextualize' EMU by assessing its effects both in comparison with other variables like globalization and in a historical perspective of the European Monetary System as a 'training ground'. The book combines sectoral and country case studies with a thematic treatment by recognized experts in their fields. It moves from globalization, through EU-level changes, to member states and finally to specific sectors. The main conclusions are that EMU is most important in affecting the timing, tempo and rhythm of domestic change that these changes are experienced pre-eminently at the level of policy; that it strengthens pressures for convergence; but that different domestic institutional arrangements and discourses lead to variations in policy processes and effects and in the way change is 'framed'. In particular, whilst EMU contains a neo-liberalizing tendency exhibited most clearly in financial market effects, it is not to be characterized as a neo-liberal project by means of which the EU is becoming an economic and social space simply converging around Anglo-American market capitalism.
Buy European States and the Euro book by Kenneth H.F. Dyson from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780199250264
(242mm x 162mm x 27mm)
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 7-Mar-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Kenneth H.F. Dyson
European States and the Euro, Paperback (March 2002)
This volume brings together leading experts in the field to examine the nature of the effects of the euro on EU member states. The discussion revolves around two main issues - the introduction of euro notes and coins in 2002 and the prospect of a UK referendum on the single currency.
Politics of the Euro-zone, Hardback (September 2000)
This book provides the first comprehensive account of the politics of the Euro-zone. It considers the implication for European states of a powereful ECB and asks whether the Euro-zone is likely to prove stable or runs the risk of breakdown.
Road to Maastricht, Paperback (October 1999)
The Road to Maastricht provides a comprehensive and definitive account of how Europe signed up to Economic and Monetary Union. The book examines the dynamics of the treaty negotiations, focusing of the beliefs, motives, strategies and use of institutions by the leading European Union players.
Small and Medium Sized Enterprises, Paperback (November 1989)» View all books by Kenneth H.F. Dyson
Small firms are at the forefront of the European economy. To develop exports and fight off imports Europe's entrepreneurs have to 'think European'. This volume guides you through the EC's special policies for small firms.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about European States and the Euro book by Kenneth H.F. Dyson and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-2pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.