How Europe Shapes British Public Policy by Janice Morphet

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How Europe Shapes British Public Policy examines how the European Union became a sectarian issue for citizens of the UK. It analyzes the effects of EU membership in the shaping of key areas, including trade and privatization, the single market, the environment, and the development and implementation of a devolved and decentralized governance. Discussing the ways UK citizens have grown politically disengaged as a result of EU political practices and policy making, it goes on to examine the implications this has had for the depoliticization of government and civil services.

About Janice Morphet

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Janice Morphet is a visiting professor at the Bartlett School of Planning at University College London.
Published October 8, 2014 by The Policy Press. 290 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences. Non-fiction

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London School of Economics

Much of this remains a problem of education, and Morphet is exactly right that public understanding of the UK’s role within pooled EU policy would be a sensible first step “to internalising these discussions as a part of the daily political round”, and towards “more informed engagement in the deb...

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