What does Europe's future hold? To answer this question, Dominique Reynié examines trends and developments in Europe's civil society, current events, and the debates and ideas currently under public discussion in the E.U. and in the rest of Europe. The information included here covers statistics and opinion polls; political events; political, economic and social issues; legal and constitutional questions; as well as European character traits, mind-sets and lifestyles. This is an indispensable work for anyone who wishes to become familiar with the reality of Europe in flux. Also included here is a unique synthesis of election results in all of Europe during the past year. Dominque Reynié teaches at the Institut d'Etudes Politiques, in Paris, and is the director of the Observatoire Interrégional du Politique. He is most notably the author of Le Triomphe de l'Opinion Publique.
What do people really think and what do they expect in the countries that have promoted the enlargement of the Union? What do we know about 15-to-24-year-olds, the first generation of European citizens? What ethnic biases are revealed by the failure of many voters to go to the polls in south-eastern Europe?What significance should be given to the euro-dollar parity? How permanent is it likely to be? This book is an essential work for all decision-makers, researchers, journalists, as well as for anyone who wishes to know more about the reality of a living, active Europe. Dominique Reynié teaches at the Institut dEtudes Politiques.