Mayes, David G.

David G. Mayes is an Adjunct Professor at the Europe Institute in the University of Auckland and at the National Centre for Research on Europe in the University of Canterbury, New Zealand. He received his Ph.D. from Bristol University.

Problems of Governance in the European Union: Migration, Monetary Integration, Socio-Economic Change, and Trade
2008 0-7734-5105-6
This work explores two of the main challenges faced by the European Union today: how to maintain its competitiveness by becoming a knowledge-based economy while preserving social standards and protecting the environment as articulated in the Lisbon Strategy; and how to govern a complex entity of distinctive member states.

Varieties of Linguistic, Religious, and Geographical Identities in Europe: Essays on the Problem of European Unification
2008 0-7734-5128-5
This work addresses one of the main challenges to the European Union: how to handle increasing problems of identity – not only with reference to its own place within the world community but the variety of national and regional identities within its borders.