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Europe and the Nation State


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This series explores the complex relationship between nation states and European integration and the political, social, economic and policy implications of this interaction. The series examines issues such as:

• the impact of the EU on the politics and policy-making of the nation-state and vice-versa

• the effects of expansion of the EU on individual nation states in Europe

• the relationship between the EU and non-European nation states

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The Czech Republic and the European Union

The Czech Republic and the European Union

1st Edition

Dan Marek, Michael Baun
May 17, 2016

This book examines the relationship between the Czech Republic and the European Union (EU). The authors examine the Czech Republic’s road to EU membership in 2004 and assess how EU accession has affected or changed the Czech Republic, including its domestic politics, governing institutions and...

European Integration and Consensus Politics in the Low Countries

European Integration and Consensus Politics in the Low Countries

1st Edition

Hans Vollaard, Jan Beyers, Patrick Dumont
April 21, 2016

The Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg are well-known cases of consensus politics. Decision-making in the Low Countries has been characterized by broad involvement, power sharing and making compromises. These countries were also founding member states of the European Union (EU) and its...

Denmark and the European Union

Denmark and the European Union

1st Edition

Lee Miles, Anders Wivel
May 22, 2015

This book offers an accessible, coherent and comprehensive analysis of the recent, contemporary and future challenges and possibilities facing Denmark in the European integration process. The book traces the formal as well as the informal ways of influence and adaptation in Denmark’s relations...

Europeanization and Domestic Policy Change: The Case of Italy

Europeanization and Domestic Policy Change: The Case of Italy

1st Edition

Paolo R. Graziano
September 12, 2014

This book examines the impact of Europeanization on the domestic politics of EU member states, focussing on agricultural policy, cohesion policy and employment policy with a detailed comparative case study on Italy. Though a founding member, Italy has often had an uneasy relationship with the EU...

Switzerland and the European Union: A Close, Contradictory and Misunderstood Relationship

Switzerland and the European Union: A Close, Contradictory and Misunderstood Relationship

1st Edition

Clive H. Church
December 13, 2011

Despite its geographical centrality and its considerable economic involvement in Europe, Switzerland remains unusual in that it is neither a member of the European Union or the European Economic Area. At a time when the Union is both expanding and seeking to develop its integration, the country...

The European Union and the Baltic States: Changing Forms of Governance

The European Union and the Baltic States: Changing Forms of Governance

1st Edition

Bengt Jacobsson
October 07, 2011

This book explores how the Baltic States have adapted to, and been embedded in, a wider European environment and how they have become modern European states. It focuses on changes in the policies, politics and administrative practices that have taken place after 1991 in Estonia, Latvia and...

State Territoriality and European Integration

State Territoriality and European Integration

1st Edition

Michael Burgess, Hans Vollaard
February 10, 2011

The European nation state is now placed between the interconnected processes of globalization and European integration. This new book examines these evolving relationships, showing how the conventional territorial basis of the state is being reappraised. Bringing together leading thinkers on the...

Romania and The European Union: From Marginalisation to Membership?

Romania and The European Union: From Marginalisation to Membership?

1st Edition

Dimitris Papadimitriou, David Phinnemore
February 10, 2011

This book explores the dynamics behind Romania’s relationship with the European Union from the collapse of the Ceaucescu regime in 1989, to its recent accession to the EU in 2007. As a completely up-to-date and detailed study, it identifies key developments in EU-Romania relations, as well as the...

The Geopolitics of Euro-Atlantic Integration

The Geopolitics of Euro-Atlantic Integration

1st Edition

Hans Mouritzen, Anders Wivel
December 08, 2006

No set of international relations is as thoroughly analyzed, commented on, taken apart and critiqued as the ties between Europe and the United States. A period of post-Cold War integration has been buffeted by trade disputes, economic strife and differences in prosecuting the fight against global...

Iceland and European Integration: On the Edge

Iceland and European Integration: On the Edge

1st Edition

BALDUR THORHALLSSON
April 06, 2006

Why has Iceland not sought membership of the European Union?This unique volume uses the case study of Iceland - the only Nordic state to have never applied for EU membership - to explore the complex attitudes of small states to European intergration and provide a new theoretical approach for...

French Relations with the European Union

French Relations with the European Union

1st Edition

Helen Drake
April 14, 2005

This scholarly work examines how key actors within French politics and society have related to the challenges and opportunities posed by the European Union, and how these relations have driven or hindered change in France. The collection invites the reader to explore below the surface image of a...

Perspectives on EU-Russia Relations

Perspectives on EU-Russia Relations

1st Edition

Debra Johnson, Paul Robinson
December 23, 2004

This book explains how the internal dynamics of transition have influenced the relationship between Russia and the EU. Taking an holistic approach, the authors present a balanced analysis exploring EU, Russian and US perspectives on the Russian-EU relationship and examine a range of political,...

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