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How Europe shapes British public policy

Janice Morphet

Abstract

Britain’s relationship with the European Union (EU) is frequently viewed as simple by the media and politicians. In ways - never really explained - the EU has managed to ‘take away’ Britain’s sovereign powers and has the ability to determine much of its legislation. The history of how this has occurred is rarely discussed, unlike other countries in Europe. How Europe shapes British public policy examines the development of the EU as a sectarian issue in the UK. It discusses the effects of disengagement through the political practices of policy making and the implications that this has had for ... More

Keywords: EU, UK, Public policy, Government

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9781447300465
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: September 2013 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447300465.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Janice Morphet, author