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The Making of a European President

  • Nereo Peñalver García
  • Julian Priestley

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Nereo Peñalver García, Julian Priestley
    Pages 1-2
  3. Nereo Peñalver García, Julian Priestley
    Pages 3-8
  4. Nereo Peñalver García, Julian Priestley
    Pages 9-37
  5. Nereo Peñalver García, Julian Priestley
    Pages 38-58
  6. Nereo Peñalver García, Julian Priestley
    Pages 59-74
  7. Nereo Peñalver García, Julian Priestley
    Pages 75-104
  8. Nereo Peñalver García, Julian Priestley
    Pages 105-143
  9. Nereo Peñalver García, Julian Priestley
    Pages 144-152
  10. Nereo Peñalver García, Julian Priestley
    Pages 153-182
  11. Nereo Peñalver García, Julian Priestley
    Pages 183-198
  12. Back Matter
    Pages 199-218

About this book

Introduction

This book tells the inside story of Europe's first presidential campaign, the candidates, how they were chosen, the campaign trail, the TV debates and the tense negotiations which followed. It explains what led to this new way of choosing the Commission president and what it means for the future of the EU.

Keywords

European elections European Parliament European Commission European political parties Jean-Claude Juncker Martin Schulz Guy Verhofstadt presidential campaign European Union campaign election elections European election European Politic European Union (EU) executive parliament TV debate

Authors and affiliations

  • Nereo Peñalver García
    • 1
  • Julian Priestley
    • 2
  1. 1.European UnionUK
  2. 2.European ParliamentUK

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