Political Handbook of Europe, 2007 Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1604263768
  • ISBN-13: 9781604263763
  • DDC: 320.3094
  • Grade Level Range: 11th Grade - College Senior
  • 1072 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2006 | Published/Released October 2009
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2006

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Overview

This new regional political guide covers issues such as the European Union, common currency, NATO and the challenges of security and expansion, immigration, counterterrorism, and important sub-regional issues - unemployment rates in Eastern Europe, religious and labor tensions in France, and much more.

Modeled after the renowned Political Handbook of the World, this regional political guide provides thorough, accurate, and timely information in a single, affordably priced volume. Political Handbook of Europe 2007 covers the governments and political parties within each country and on the intergovernmental organizations operating within each region.

Political Handbook of Europe 2007 offers an in-depth, unbiased introductory essay that analyzes the issues, trends, and events that affect the entire region. Extensive coverage of sub-regional topics makes this book a valuable reference tool for researchers interested in the politics of Europe. Libraries serving all types of audiences - academic, high school, public, and professional - will want this resource available.

Table of Contents

Cover Page.
Half Title.
Otherfrontmatter.
Otherfrontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Intergovernmental Organization Abbreviations.
Introduction.
1: Introduction to Europe.
Governments.
2: Albania: Republic of Albania.
3: Andorra: Principality of Andorra.
4: Austria: Republic of Austria.
5: Belarus: Republic of Belarus.
6: Belgium: Kingdom of Belgium.
7: Bosnia and Herzegovina.
8: Bulgaria: Republic of Bulgaria.
9: Croatia: Republic of Croatia.
10: Cyprus: Republic of Cyprus.
11: Cyprus: Turkish Sector Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus.
12: Czech Republic.
13: Denmark: Kingdom of Denmark.
14: Estonia: Republic of Estonia.
15: Finland: Republic of Finland.
16: France: French Republic.
17: Germany: Federal Republic of Germany.
18: Greece: Hellenic Republic.
19: Hungary: Hungarian Republic.
20: Iceland: Republic of Iceland.
21: Ireland: Republic of Ireland.
22: Italy: Italian Republic.
23: Latvia: Republic of Latvia.
24: Liechtenstein: Principality of Liechtenstein.
25: Lithuania: Republic of Lithuania.
26: Luxembourg: Grand Duchy of Luxembourg.
27: Macedonia: Republic of Macedonia.
28: Malta: Republic of Malta.
29: Moldova: Republic of Moldova.
30: Monaco: Principality of Monaco.
31: Montenegro: Republic of Montenegro.
32: Netherlands: Kingdom of the Netherlands.
33: Norway: Kingdom of Norway.
34: Poland: Polish Republic.
35: Portugal: Portuguese Republic.
36: Romania.
37: Russia: Russian Federation/Russia.
38: San Marino: Most Serene Republic of San Marino.
39: Serbia: Republic of Serbia.
40: Slovakia: Slovak Republic.
41: Slovenia: Republic of Slovenia.
42: Spain: Kingdom of Spain.
43: Sweden: Kingdom of Sweden.
44: Switzerland: Swiss Confederation.
45: Turkey: Republic of Turkey.
46: Ukraine.
47: United Kingdom: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
48: United Kingdom: Northern Ireland.
49: Vatican City State.
Intergovernmental Organizations.
50: Arctic Council.
51: Bank for International Settlements (BIS/BIZ).
52: Benelux Economic Union.
53: Central European Initiative (CEI).
54: The Common Wealth.
55: Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS).
56: Council of Europe.
57: Council of the Baltic Sea States (CBSS).
58: European Free Trade Association (EFTA).
59: European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN).
60: European Organization for the Safety of Air Navigation (EUROCONTROL).
61: European Space Agency (ESA).
62: The European Union (EU).
63: Group of Seven/Group of Eight.
64: Group of Ten.
65: International Energy Agency (IEA).
66: Nordic Council.
67: North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO/OTAN).
68: Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD/OCDE).
69: Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE).
70: Organization of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC).
71: Regional and Subregional Development Banks.
72: United Nations (UN).
73: Wetern European Union (WEU).
Appendix.
Chronology of Major European Events, 2006.
Serials List.
Index.