Detailed listings and an overview of the transformations that have overtaken the role of government in Britain are provided in this book. It aims to expose the way Britain is really governed and to chart the new Whitehall. (source: Nielsen Book Data)
The Single European Market, implemented on 1st January 1993, marks the most profound and far-reaching development in Britain's history since the end of World War II. It directly affects the lives of everyone in Britain, transforming not just the way the country does business, but radically altering its political complexion. This revised edition provides up-to-date information on this revolutionary development in British and European history. The revisions include full details of the Edinburgh summit of December 1992, and considers in depth the likely future of the battered European Monetary System, the prospects facing a recession-torn European Community and the full implications of Maastricht. Is European unity still a real prospect? Or was Maastricht the high-water mark of the European federalists? The guide includes: jobs, finance, free competition and protectionism, telecommunications and broadcasting, travel and transport, sovereignty and the European Parliament, the EC/EFTA link-up, border controls and immigration, defence and security, and the challenge of Eastern Europe. (source: Nielsen Book Data)
Aldershot, Hants, England : Edward Elgar ; Brookfield, Vt., USA : Distributed in the United States by Ashgate Pub. Co., c1992.
Book — 327 p. ; 23 cm.
"A Modern Companion to the European Community" provides in-depth practical information on the European Community in a single, accessible volume. An introductory chapter provides a brief historical overview of the development of the EC in the post-war period and a description of the major directorates and policy-making functions within the Community. The book includes basic statistics on population, GNP, trade performance as well as an assessment of each member country's economic potential. The book also provides explanations of over 1,000 commonly used acronyms and abbreviations which are essential to an understanding of the workings of the EC. (source: Nielsen Book Data)
1992: A Consumer Revolution-- Consumers: The New International Power-- Consortia: The Evolution of Multinational Traders-- Capitalism: The Dominant Methodology-- Europe 1992 and World Change-- The Three Faces of Europe-- The Setting Sun: The Japanese Decline to Equality-- The New America-- Technowave: Riding the Technology Rollercoaster-- Trade Wars: The Triad Connection.
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The economic integration of Europe in 1992 will be a pivotal point in world affairs. It will change the way people live, as well as the ways in which companies operate. This study offers readers an evaluation of the driving forces behind 1992: consumers, capitalism and international consortia. It predicts four major shifts resulting from Europe 1992 that will change the world power game including the decline of Japan, the revitalization of America and an explosion of innovation; and offers insights on various tariff, tax and currency issues. (source: Nielsen Book Data)