This book is enriched with a number of learning tools to help you reinforce your knowledge, further your understanding, and develop your ability to think critically.
Identify the scope of the material to be covered, and what themes and issues you can expect to learn about in each chapter.
‘How It Really Works’ Boxes
Further your knowledge of how the EU works in practice as these boxes connect theory with clear explanations of the reality.
‘Spotlight On’ Boxes
Contextualize your understanding of the subject and challenge yourself to apply your learning by taking a closer look at key examples and case studies that illuminate how issues in EU politics play out in the real world.
Key Concepts and Terms Boxes
Reinforce your learning with helpful explorations of key terms and concepts.
p. xxviiDiscussion Questions
Review your knowledge and develop your analytical and reflective skills with end-of-chapter discussion questions.
Broaden your learning with guided further reading, where the authors highlight additional resources you may wish to read, and explain why these texts are helpful.
Take your learning further with a curated selection of web links to reliable online content.
Look up and revise key terms, which are highlighted in colour throughout the text, and are defined in a glossary at the end of the book.