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Guide to European policies

Author: Moussis, Nicholas Publisher: European Study Service, 2007.Edition: 13th revised ed.Language: EnglishDescription: 476 p. ; 21 cm.ISBN: 9782930119458Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index and glossary
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Guide to European Policies Contents Foreword 1 3 5 5 6 8 13 16 18 19 19 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 27 29 30 33 36 37 37 39 40 43 46 48 49 49 50 51 52 53 58 60 PART I: TREATIES, LAW AND INSTITUTIONS Chapter 1: Introduction to European Integration 1.1. The theoretical framework 1.1.1. A synopsis of prominent integration theories 1.1.2. An empirical approach based on the development of common policies 1.2. Birth and growth of the Community 1.3. The attractiveness of the Community method General bibliography on the EU Chapter 2: European Treaties 2.1. The original Treaties 2.2. The Treaty of Maastricht 2.3. The Treaty of Amsterdam 2.4. The Treaty of Nice 2.5. The stillborn European Constitution 2.6. The treaties as instruments of progress Bibliography on European Treaties Chapter 3: European Law and Finances 3.1. European Community and European Union 3.2. The competences of the European Community/Union 3.3. The Community legal system 3.4. The Community finances Bibliography on European law and finances Chapter 4: The structure and functions of European institutions 4.1. The European Institutions 4.1.1. The European Council 4.1.2. The European Commission 4.1.3. The European Parliament 4.1.4. The Council 4.1.5. The Court of Justice 4.2. Other institutions and advisory bodies 4.2.1 The European Central Bank. 4.2.2..The European Court of Auditors 4.2.3. The Economic and Social Committee 4.2.3. The Committee of the Regions 4.3. The Community's decision-making process 4.4. Prospects of European governance Bibliography on the European institutions vi Contents PART II: INTEGRATION STAGES Chapter 5: Customs Union 5.1. Intra-Community trade 5.1.1. The abolition of customs barriers to trade 5.1.2. Elimination of internai borders 5.1.3. Veterinary and plant health legislation 5.1.4. Customs cooperation 5.2. Trade with non-member countries 5.2.1. The Common Customs Tarif 5.2.2. The Community Customs Code 5.3. Appraisal and outlook Bibliography on Customs Union Chapter 6: Common market 6.1. Completion of the internai market 6.2. Free movement of goods 6.2.1. Harmonisation of legislations 6.2.2. Common standardisation and certification policy 6.2.3. Protection of intellectual and industrial property 6.3. Public procurement 6.4. Free movement of workers 6.4.1. The common labour market 6.4.2. Measures in favour of migrant workers 6.5. Freedom of establishment and recognition of qualifications 6.5.1. Right of establishment 6.5.2. Recognition of professional qualifications 6.6. Freedom to provide services 6.6.1. Banking 6.6.2. Insurance 6.6.3. Stock exchanges and financial services 6.6.4. Services of general interest 6.7. Free movement of capital 6.8. Trans-European Networks 6.9. Appraisal and outlook Bibliography on the Common Market Chapter 7: Economic and Monetary Union 7.1. The need for EMU 7.2. The single monetary policy 7.2.1. The preparation of EMU 7.2.2. The euro and its supervising authorities 7.3. The common economic policy 7.3.1. Economic convergence in the European Union 7.3.2. Budgetary discipline and the single currency 7.3.3. Financial solidarity 7.4. Appraisal and outlook 61 63 64 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 73 75 76 77 78 80 82 83 85 86 87 89 89 90 92 93 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 103 104 106 107 109 112 113 114 116 117 Contents vii Bibliography on the EMU Chapter 8: Towards a political union 8.1. Justice and home affairs 8.1.1. Judicial cooperation in civil matters 8.1.2. Police and judicial cooperation in criminal matters 8.1.3. Common treatment of nationale of third countries 8.1.4. The fight against terrorism inside the EU 8.2. Common foreign and security policy 8.2.1. Decision making in CFSP matters 8.2.2. The institutional framework of CFSP 8.2.3. European security and defence policy 8.3. Appraisal and outlook Bibliography on JHA and CFSP 119 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 127 129 130 133 135 PART III: POLICIES CONCERNING THE CITIZENS 137 Chapter 9: Citizens' rights and participation 9.1. Citizenship of the Union and its attributes 9.2. Citizens' rights 9.3. The defence of citizens' rights 9.4. The so-called democratic deficit 9.5. Appraisal and outlook Bibliography on citizens' rights Chapter 10: Information, audiovisual and cultural policies 10.1. The information deficit of the Union 10.1.1. Information efforts of the European institutions 10.1.2. The deficiencies of the actual information activities 10.1.3. The need for a common communication policy 10.2. Audiovisual Policy 10.3. Cultural activities 10.4. Appraisal and outlook Bibliography on information, audiovisual and cultural policies Chapter 11: Consumer policy 11.1. Consumer information 11.2. Protection of health and physical safety 11.3. Protection of economic and legal interests 11.4. Appraisal and outlook Bibliography on consumer protection policy 139 139 141 144 145 146 147 149 150 153 155 155 157 160 161 163 165 166 167 169 173 174 PART IV: HORIZONTAL POLICIES Chapter 12: Regional Development Policy 12.1. The need for a common regional policy 12.1.1. The classification of EU regions 175 177 178 179 viii Contents 12.1.2. Economic and social cohesion of the Union 12.2. Coordination of national and Community policies 12.2.1. Cross-border territorial cooperation 12.2.2. Coordination of Community policies 12.3. Coordination of Community financial instruments 12.3.1. The objectives and methods of the Structural Funds 12.3.2. European Regional Development Fund 12.3.3. Pre-accession assistance 12.4. Appraisal and outlook Bibliography on regional policy Chapter 13: Social progress policies 13.1. The need for a common social policy 13.2. Social cohesion in the European Union 13.3. Common employment policy 13.3.1. The employment strategy of the Union 13.3.2. The actions of the European Social Fund 13.4. Education, vocational training and youth policies 13.4.1. The foundations of training and education policies 13.4.2. Education and training programmes 13.5. Common measures for the improvement of living and working conditions 13.5.1. The social dialogue in the EU 13.5.2. Worker information, consultation and participation 13.5.3. Social protection 13.5.4. The organisation of work 13.5.5. Equal treatment for men and women 13.5.6. Action to combat social exclusion 13.5.7. Safety and health at work 13.5.8. Public health protection 13.6. Appraisal and outlook Bibliography on social policy Chapter 14: Taxation policy 14.1. The need for a common taxation policy 14.2. Harmonisation of indirect taxation 14.2.1. Value added tax 14.2.2. VAT rates and removal of fiscal barriers 14.2.3. Excise duties 14.3. Harmonisation of direct taxation 14.3.1. Company taxation 14.3.2. Effort to combat tax avoidance 14.4. Appraisal and outlook Bibliography on taxation policy 181 184 184 185 186 186 188 189 190 192 193 195 196 197 198 200 201 201 203 206 207 208 209 211 212 215 216 217 218 220 221 222 224 224 226 227 229 229 231 232 233 Contents ix Chapter 15: Competition policy 15.1. The need for a common competition policy 15.2. Foundations of the European policy 15.2.1. European competition network 15.2.2. European law and national law 15.3. Permissible cooperations and prohibited agreements 15.3.1. The "de minimis" cule 15.3.2. Permissible contractual relations 15.3.3. Exemption of categories of agreements 15.3.4. Prohibited agreements 15.4. Market domination 15.4.1. Preventing the exploitation of a dominant position 15.4.2. Concentrations in the Single Market 15.5. Monitoring State intervention 15.5.1. Compatible and incompatible aids 15.5.2. General aids 15.5.3. Sectoral aids 15.5.4. Public undertakings 15.6. Appraisal and outlook Bibliography on competition policy Chapter 16: Environment policy 16.1. The need for a common environment policy 16.2. Common strategy for sustainable development 16.2.1. The foundations of the common environment policy 16.2.2. Notification, information and monitoring 16.2.3. Environment and common policies 16.3. Reduction of pollution and nuisances 16.3.1. Quality objectives for European waters 16.3.2. Control of discharges into the aquatic environment 16.3.3. Effort to combat marine pollution 16.3.4. Effort to combat air pollution 16.3.5. Prevention of industrial and chemical hazards 16.4. Management of environmental resources 16.4.1. Protection of flora and fauna 16.4.2. Management of waste 16.5. Appraisal and outlook Bibliography on environment policy 235 236 238 239 241 242 243 243 244 245 247 247 250 253 254 255 256 257 258 259 261 262 263 265 267 268 269 269 270 271 272 276 277 278 279 280 282 PART V: SECTORAL POLICIES Chapter 17: Industrial and Enterprise Policies 17.1. The competitiveness of European industry 17.1.1. The single market and industrial policy 17.1.2. The challenges of European industry 17.1.3. The foundations of industrial policy 283 285 286 287 288 288 x Contents 17.1.4. SMEs in the single market 17.2. Enterprise policy 17.2.1. The legal environment of European business 17.2.2. The business environment 17.2.3. Business funding 17.2.4. Cooperation between businesses 17.3. Sectoral policy 17.3.1. Steel industry 17.3.2. Shipbuilding 17.3.3. Textiles and clothing industries 17.3.4. Aeronautical and aerospace industries 17.3.5. Information industries 17.3.6. Telecommunications 17.4. Appraisal and outlook Bibliography on industrial policy Chapter 18: Research and Technology Policy 18.1. The need for a common research policy 18.2. The foundations of the common research policy 18.2.1. Research provisions of the Community Treaties 18.2.2. EC and Euratom R and D framework programmes 18.2.3. Direct and indirect research activities 18.2.4. The activities of the Joint Research Centre 18.2.5. Coordination of research in the European Union 18.2.6. Transnational R and D cooperation 18.3. Euratom and nuclear research 18.3.1. Nuclear fission 18.3.2. Controlled thermonuclear fusion 18.4. Research activities of the European Community 18.4.1. People and ideas in European research 18.4.2. Infrastructures in the European research area 18.5. Appraisal and outlook Bibliography on research policy Chapter 19: Energy Policy 19.1. The importance of energy for Europe 19.1.1. The 1973 crisis 19.1.2. International energy cooperation 19.1.3. Community energy strategy 19.2. Internai energy market 19.2.1. Electricity and gas markets 19.2.2. Solid fuel market 19.2.3. Nuclear energy market 19.2.4. Oil market 19.3. Energy supply 19.3.1. Energy objectives and rational energy use 19.3.2. Coal supply 290 291 292 295 297 298 299 300 301 302 302 304 306 309 311 313 314 315 316 317 318 319 320 321 322 323 323 324 325 326 327 328 329 330 331 331 332 333 334 335 336 337 338 339 339 Contents xi 19.3.3. Supply of nuclear fuels 19.3.4. Oil and natural gas supply 19.3.5. New technologies and new energy sources 19.4. Appraisal and outlook Bibliography on energy policy Chapter 20: Transport Policy 20.1. The special interest for the transport sector 20.2. The internai market for inland transport 20.2.1. Access to the common inland transport market 20.2.2. Competition conditions in inland transport services 20.2.3. Transport infrastructure 20.3. Sectoral organisation of the transport market 20.3.1. Road transport 20.3.2. Railway transport 20.3.3. Maritime transport 20.3.4. Air transport 20.4. Appraisal and outlook Bibliography on transport policy Chapter 21: Agricultural Policy 21.1. Reasons for special treatment of agriculture 21.2. CAP foundations and reforms 21.3. CAP management and financing 21.3.1. CAP management 21.3.2. CAP financing 21.3.3. Agrimonetary questions and the euro 21.4. Common market organisations 21.4.1. The principles of the CAP 21.4.2. Agricultural grants and product quality 21.4.3. Direct support schemes for farmers 21.4.4. External wing of the CAP 21.5. Rural development policy 21.5.1. The financing of rural development 21.5.2. Rural development objectives and guidelines 21.5.3. Rural development measures 21.5.4. Leader+ 21.5.5. Rural development measures for EU candidate countries 21.6. Appraisal and outlook Bibliography on the common agricultural policy Chapter 22: Fisheries Policy 22.1. Economic and legal framework 22.2. Conservation and management of resources 22.2.1. Sustainable exploitation of resources 22.2.2. Internai aspects 22.2.3. External aspects 340 340 341 342 343 345 346 348 349 350 351 352 353 354 355 357 360 361 363 364 366 367 368 369 370 370 372 373 375 376 377 377 378 379 381 381 382 383 385 386 387 388 389 391 xii Contents 22.3. Common organisation of the market 22.4. Structural policy 22.5. Appraisal and outlook Bibliography on the common fisheries policy 391 393 394 395 PART VI: EXTERNAL POLICIES Chapter 23: Commercial Policy 23.1. The instruments of the policy 23.2. Common import arrangements 23.2.1. Common rides for imports 23.2.2. Common trade protection 23.3. Common export arrangements 23.4. GATT and WTO 23.5. Appraisal and outlook Bibliography on the common commercial policy Chapter 24: Development Aid Policy 24.1. Objectives and instruments of the policy 24.2. EC-ACP Association 24.3. Overseas countries and territories 24.4. Aid for non-associated countries 24.5. Generalised system of preferences 24.6. Cooperation at world level 24.7. Fight against hunger and other afflictions 24.8. Appraisal and outlook Bibliography on development aid policy Chapter 25: External Relations 25.1. European Free Trade Association and European Economic Area 25.2. Candidates for accession 25.3. Balkan countries 25.4. European neighbourhood policy 25.5. Mediterranean, Middle East 25.6. Asian countries 25.7. North American countries 25.8. Latin American countries 25.9. Appraisal and outlook Bibliography on external relations Conclusions: European integration and its perspectives 1. Main facts regarding European integration 2. European perspectives Bibliography on European perspectives 397 399 400 401 402 403 405 406 409 410 411 411 413 415 416 417 418 419 420 422 423 424 425 428 430 432 433 435 437 438 439 441 443 446 462 INDEX AND GLOSSARY 463

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