European Politics

A comparative introduction, third edition

by Tim Bale
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Understanding European Politics

The fully revised 3rd edition of this popular text provides a thematically organised introduction to the governance and politics of Europe. An accessible, up-to-date guide it covers the institutions and issues that matter, and uses 9 representative countries as case studies throughout.

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