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McCormick, John 1954-

Works: 50 works in 567 publications in 7 languages and 11,748 library holdings
Genres: Textbooks  Juvenile works  History  Handbooks and manuals  Dictionaries  Conference papers and proceedings  Abstracts 
Roles: Author, Other
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Most widely held works by John McCormick
Understanding the European Union : a concise introduction by John McCormick( Book )

111 editions published between 1999 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 2,507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This best-selling textbook provides a broad-ranging but concise introduction to the EU, covering all major aspects of European integration. The revised and updated new edition takes full account of the Lisbon Treaty and the consequences for Europe of the global economic crisis"--Provided by publisher
The European Union : politics and policies by John McCormick( )

66 editions published between 1995 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This new text provides a valuable introduction to the institutions and policies of the EU. Clear and succinct, the European Union: Politics and Policies is the first text of its kind written specifically for U.S. students and the first to take account of the 1995 enlargement. Combining description and analysis, the author provides an accessible guide to a phenomenon that is complex and ever changing and that has growing significance for Europeans and Americans alike
Acid rain by John McCormick( Book )

14 editions published between 1985 and 1991 in 4 languages and held by 732 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the causes of acid rain, its damaging effects on the environment, and ways of reducing the emission of pollutants into the air
Acid earth : the global threat of acid pollution by John McCormick( Book )

38 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and held by 674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Acid pollution is a major international problem, but the debate it has elicited has often clouded the distinction between myth and facts. This publication attempts to concerning the acid pollution situation. This publication attempts to identify available facts. It is the first global review of the problem of acid pollution and the first to comprehensively examine the potential for acid pollution in developing countries. Specific topic areas addressed include: (l) the chemistry and formation of acid pollution; (2) acid damage (identifying the impacts on forests, plants and crops, lakes, rivers and fish, human health, and building corrosion); (3) acid pollution reduction and control (reviewing management strategies); (4) international implications (evaluating the political considerations and control agreements); and (5) individual country profiles (outlining the position and conditions of acid pollution in 39 key countries). (Ml)
Acid earth : the politics of acid pollution by John McCormick( )

19 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and held by 661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The environmental threats and the challenge of sustainability have moved to the very centre of political, business and, increasingly, personal agendas. This title provides coverage of the development of international environmental governance from the 1980's onwards
Contemporary Britain by John McCormick( Book )

35 editions published between 2003 and 2018 in English and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a concise introduction to political, economic and social life in Britain. Illustrated with maps, charts and tables throughout, the book assumes no prior knowledge, and places current developments clearly in their historical, cultural, international and comparative context
Reclaiming paradise : the global environmental movement by John McCormick( Book )

13 editions published between 1989 and 1995 in English and held by 589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Why Europe matters : the case for the European Union by John McCormick( Book )

7 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Critics like to depict the European Union as undemocratic and unpopular, but their arguments are too often based on myths and misunderstandings. This does us all a disservice, and in this period of uncertainty about the future of Europe it is more important than ever that we have a firm grasp of the issues at stake. This powerful new book debunks the misconceptions surrounding the EU and makes a compelling and comprehensive case for the benefits of European integration. It shows how the EU has improved the lives of Europeans in countless ways, and how it has given Europe a powerful presence on the international stage. Guaranteed to illuminate as well as spark debate, this book will appeal to anyone who seeks to better understand what Europe means and why it matters."--Publisher information
Comparative politics in transition by John McCormick( Book )

42 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This updated edition gives all the latest information on international politics from Africa to the Middle East to Latin America. Unlike most other texts, COMPARATIVE POLITICS IN TRANSITION, 6th Edition International Edition, focuses closely on the non-Western world. The book also explores the political influence of Islam with a new chapter on Iran. By taking a story-based approach, this edition provides an up-to-date and accurate understanding of international politics
Europeanism by John McCormick( Book )

17 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In Europeanism the author attempts to identify and outline the political, economic, and social norms and values associated with Europe and Europeans. He argues that regardless of the doubts associated with the exercise of European integration and the work of the European Union, and regardless of residual identities with states and nations, Europeans have much in common. Opening chapters deal with the historical development of European ideas, and are followed by chapters addressing European attitudes toward the state (including a rejection of state-based nationalism, new ideas about patriotism and citizenship, and the importance of cosmopolitanism), the characteristics of politics and government in Europe (with an emphasis on communitarianism and the effects of the parliamentary system of government), European economic models (including the importance of welfarism and sustainable development), European social models, European attitudes towards values such as multiculturalism and secularism, and Europeanist views in regard to international relations (emphasizing civilian power and multiculturalism)."--Back cover
Environmental policy in the European Union by John McCormick( Book )

15 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An accessible but sophisticated introduction to, and analysis of, the increasingly important role of the European Union in environmental policy. The book ranges widely over the emergence and evolution of the EU role in this critical field of policy, the relationship between policies made at the EU and member state levels, and the nature of the environmental policy process. It ends with in-depth studies of EU activities in key policy areas from air quality and waste management to global warming and sums up the successes and failures of EU policy to date
The European superpower by John McCormick( Book )

14 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John McCormick argues that the EU has become an economic and political superpower, whose new global role calls into doubt most of the recent assessments of unipolarity in world politics and American 'Empire'
The global environmental movement by John McCormick( Book )

31 editions published between 1900 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Revised and updated to take account of recent political changes, this volume provides a study of environmentalism as a global social and economic phenomenon
European Union politics by John McCormick( Book )

30 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This major new text provides an authoritative introduction to all aspects of politics and policy in the European Union. Written in the author's inimitably accessible style, it brings the European Union to life, giving readers a sense of the color and flavor of European Union politics and its impact on the citizens of Europe. * A major new introductory text specifically designed for students studying the European Union for the first time * Broad and detailed coverage of all aspects of European Union politics and policy and the nature of European integration * Written in the author's inimitably lively and accessible style - an extremely student-friendly new addition to a generally dry and dusty field * Readable and relevant, and alive to the human side of the European Union and the impact it has on the lives of Europe's citizens * Packed with a wide range of maps, charts, photos, and boxed features, including profiles of key figures in the theory and practice of European integration and country profiles of member states * Companion website includes updated materials, self test questions and answers, a searchable chronology glossary of terms, weblinks, and further reading and an instructor's site providing additional teaching resources"--
British politics and the environment by John McCormick( Book )

18 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Thatcher years saw a new politics come to power in Britain, a politics opposed to government regulation of markets, opposed to consensus politics and requiring the appeasement of special interest groups. This book assesses the impact of the environmental movement on government and politics
Urban air pollution by John McCormick( Book )

9 editions published in 1991 in English and Swedish and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comparative government and politics : an introduction by Rod Hague( Book )

14 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a thoroughly revised and updated tenth edition of the classic text in the field of comparative politics. Now co-authored by John McCormick, this comprehensive and lively text continues to introduce students to the key concepts, approaches and arguments that will enable them to successfully compare the fundamentals, structures and processes of political systems across the globe. Taking full account of the institutions of government and the different political cultures that both influence and are impacted by political developments, the authors offer detailed analysis of democracies and authoritarian regimes. This edition includes a much wider range of international case studies, particularly expanded to include more from Latin America and Africa and to reflect the emerging powers on the world stage. The book is also newly supported by a variety of carefully designed supporting features: * Spotlights on individual countries offer profiles of the different types of political systems around the world * Chapter Previews, Overviews, Key Arguments, Discussion Questions and Further Reading help consolidate knowledge* New Focus boxes give more insight into important issues discussed in the text* Key Concepts are defined throughout the text in a concise and easily digestible style. This renowned text is the essential, and accessible, introduction to the study of comparative politics for students of political science everywhere
Careers in conservation by John McCormick( Book )

8 editions published between 1982 and 1991 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Why Europe matters for Britain : the case for remaining in by John McCormick( Book )

6 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As Britain prepares to go to the polls to settle its European future, this accessible book makes the case for remaining in the European Union. It argues that in spite of the EU's undoubted problems, Europe is a more prosperous, peaceful and secure place as a result of political and economic integration. Not only does the book set out the countless ways in which membership of the EU has improved British lives, but it also takes on the arguments of the Brexiteers. It shows these are too often based on myths and misunderstandings, and shows how a more accurate picture of the EU can enable us to appreciate its achievements and address its challenges.--
The user's guide to the environment by John McCormick( Book )

3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Understanding the European Union : a concise introduction
The European Union : politics and policiesAcid earth : the global threat of acid pollutionAcid earth : the politics of acid pollutionContemporary BritainComparative politics in transitionEuropeanismEnvironmental policy in the European UnionThe European superpower
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