Authors:doc. PhDr. Markéta Pitrová, Ph.D.
prof. PhDr. Petr Fiala, Ph.D., LL.M.
The second edition of the best-selling and the most complex publication about the European Union in the Czech Republic, while its first edition is not missing in any of the research libraries. The authors – renowed researchers in the field of European policy-making – introduce the reader the history of the European integration process, development, current form and functions of the particular European institutions as well as the policies and the way the European Union works with them. The book is a successful combination of political science analysis and a huge set of information. With comprehensibly written and clearly divided text it offers a quality guide of the European Union. The publication is now out in the second, updated and significantly supplemented and revised edition. It includes events up to 2008 and the readers can find a number of new data, graphs and tables, and moreover, practical name and subject index. The book is intended not only for the specialists in the field, university students and researchers dealing with the European integration from the various perspectives, but also for the broader public interested in obtaining qualified information about the European Union.