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McCormick, John 1954-

Overview
Works: 42 works in 487 publications in 7 languages and 11,339 library holdings
Genres: Textbooks  Juvenile works  History  Handbooks and manuals  Dictionaries  Conference papers and proceedings  Abstracts 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction
Classifications: JN30, 341.2422
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Most widely held works by John McCormick
Understanding the European Union : a concise introduction by John McCormick( Book )

95 editions published between 1999 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 2,346 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( Book )

55 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,020 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 )

11 editions published between 1985 and 1991 in 4 languages and held by 786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the effects of acid rain on our world. Discusses air pollutants, the greenhouse effect, and black snow
Acid earth : the global threat of acid pollution by John McCormick( Book )

35 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and held by 657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Acid rain was one of the major environmental issues of the 1980s. But while industrialized countries have taken measures to reduce the emissions that lead to acidification, the problems have not gone away. Trees are still dying, lakes are still being made uninhabitable; buildings are still corroding; and human health is still suffering. The most worrying trend is the repetition in the industrializing countries of Asia and Latin America of the problems that have long afflicted Europe and North America. More than 10 years after it was first published, the highly acclaimed Acid Earth still provide
Reclaiming paradise : the global environmental movement by John McCormick( Book )

13 editions published between 1989 and 1995 in English and held by 600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contemporary Britain by John McCormick( Book )

30 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 542 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
Why Europe matters : the case for the European Union by John McCormick( Book )

8 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 493 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 )

41 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 450 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
The European superpower by John McCormick( Book )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 396 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 )

29 editions published between 1989 and 1998 in English and Japanese and held by 361 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
Environmental policy in the European Union by John McCormick( Book )

12 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 340 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
Europeanism by John McCormick( Book )

17 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 294 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
Acid earth : the politics of acid pollution by John McCormick( Book )

18 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 265 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
European Union politics by John McCormick( Book )

25 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 234 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 )

16 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 184 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 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Careers in conservation by John McCormick( Book )

8 editions published between 1982 and 1991 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The user's guide to the environment by John McCormick( Book )

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

7 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As Britain prepares to go to the polls to settle its European future, this powerful and accessible book makes an unequivocal case for Britain 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 way so in which membership of the EU has improved British lives, but it also takes on the arguments of critics and sceptics. 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. This is a book that turns the volume down on euroscepticsm, and that will make essential reading for all those who want to understand better what is at stake as Britain prepares to vote on whether to remain in or leave the EU
Comparative government and politics : an introduction by Rod Hague( Book )

10 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Long established as the leading text in the field, the new edition has been comprehensively updated and rewritten. Accessible, student-friendly and truly international in its coverage, this edition includes more on authoritarian states as well as a much wider variety of country studies more generally
 
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Understanding the European Union : a concise introduction
Alternative Names
John McCormick American political scientist

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Джон МакКормик

マコーミック, ジョン

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The European Union : politics and policiesAcid earth : the global threat of acid pollutionContemporary BritainComparative politics in transitionThe European superpowerEnvironmental policy in the European UnionEuropeanismAcid earth : the politics of acid pollution