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The EU and Constitutional Democracy in New Member States

Wojciech Sadurski

in Constitutionalism and the Enlargement of Europe

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199696789
eISBN:
9780191741722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199696789.003.0005
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter, following on from the discussion of the supremacy of EU law, raises the question of whether the EU has successfully promoted democracy in Central and Eastern European states by thinking ... More


The Impact of Enlargement on the Constitution of the European Union

Bruno De Witte

in The Enlargement of the European Union

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199260942
eISBN:
9780191698705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260942.003.0008
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter considers three constitutional dimensions of EU enlargement. Other institutional or policy challenges posed by enlargement, such as the future budgetary arrangements or the reform of ... More


Progressive Nationalism?: Norwegian Intellectuals and Europe *

John Erik Fossum and Cathrine Holst

in European Stories: Intellectual Debates on Europe in National Contexts

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199594627
eISBN:
9780191595738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594627.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Political Theory

John Erik Fossum and Cathrine Holst discuss their approach in relation to three conceptions of the European Union: as a problem‐solving entity; as a value community; and as a rights‐based Union. The ... More


Pre-accession

Marc Maresceau

in The Enlargement of the European Union

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199260942
eISBN:
9780191698705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260942.003.0002
Subject:
Law, EU Law

The expression ‘pre-accession’, formally appearing for the first time in the Conclusions of the Essen European Council of December 1994, is now firmly established in the terminological practice of ... More


EU enlargement and the freedom of movement: imagined communities in the Conservative Party’s discourse on Europe (1997–2016)

Marlene Herrschaft-Iden

in The road to Brexit: A cultural perspective on British attitudes to Europe

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526145086
eISBN:
9781526155559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526145093.00011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The freedom of movement within the EU continues to be a hotly contested topic in British politics. This chapter argues that this debate is closely connected to the enlargement of the European Union – ... More


The European Union as a Community of Law: Achieving Diplomatic Goals through Legal Means?

Mark Dawson

in Foreign Policy Breakthroughs: Cases in Successful Diplomacy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780190226114
eISBN:
9780190256784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190226114.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses the relationship between legal and diplomatic actors in advancing European integration. By examining case studies in two different fields—the establishment of the common market ... More


Political Europeanization since 1989

Katherine Graney

in Russia, the Former Soviet Republics, and Europe Since 1989: Transformation and Tragedy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190055080
eISBN:
9780190055127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190055080.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics, European Union

This chapter examines the process of EU expansion into the former Soviet Union since 1989, identifying the different criteria that have been used to judge candidates for EU membership. The Central ... More


EU enlargement, the clash of capitalisms and the European social dimension

Paul Copeland

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719088254
eISBN:
9781781707470
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088254.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

At the heart of the European integration process is the political economy debate over whether the EU should be a market-making project, or if it should combine this with integration in employment and ... More


Non-institutionalized relations between the EU and Mercosur

Arantza Gomez Arana

in The European Union's policy towards Mercosur: Responsive Not Strategic

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780719096945
eISBN:
9781526123992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096945.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter covers the first stage of EU-Mercosur policy relations by focussing on the period of 1985 to 1990. At this stage, policy relations were not institutionalized. Policy relations began in ... More


The political economy of European integration and the challenge of the 2004 and 2007 EU enlargements

Paul Copeland

in EU enlargement, the clash of capitalisms and the European social dimension

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719088254
eISBN:
9781781707470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088254.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

The purpose of this chapter is to analyse the political economy of European integration and to examine the EU’s competence within employment and social policy. It argues that the EU’s involvement in ... More


Strategies for Integration in the EU’s Pre-Accession Process: Reshaping Party Positions and State Institutions

Aneta Spendzharova and Milada Anna Vachudova

in Leveling the Playing Field: Transnational Regulatory Integration and Development

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198703143
eISBN:
9780191772450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703143.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This chapter demonstrates that the EU’s regulatory policy toward new member states and candidate countries combines passive acceptance of the EU legal order, the acquis communautaire, with active ... More


The EU and social inclusion: Facing the challenges

Eric Marlier

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348845
eISBN:
9781447303770
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348845.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Social cohesion is one of the declared objectives of the European Union and, with some 16 per cent of EU citizens at risk of poverty, the need to fight poverty and social exclusion continues as a ... More


Squaring the Triangle: Understanding American Influence

Nathalie Tocci

in Turkey's European Future: Behind the Scenes of America's Influence on EU-Turkey Relations

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814784099
eISBN:
9780814784457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814784099.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter examines the triangular relationship between the United States, Turkey, and the EU. By addressing the comprehensive dynamics between these three, the book fills an important gap in ... More


Policy and ‘the good society’

David Phillips

in Policy reconsidered: Meanings, politics and practices

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349132
eISBN:
9781447302995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349132.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Over the past decades, there has been a fierce debate among politicians and policy makers about what constitutes ‘the good society’. Among the visions of the so-called good society include: an ... More


Two Charters and a Pillar: The Slow Constitutionalization of Social Rights in European Law

Bruno de Witte

in Constitutionalism under Stress

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198864738
eISBN:
9780191896774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198864738.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter retraces the post-enlargement trajectory of the protection of fundamental social rights in Europe. The chapter selects three years that signpost this trajectory: 2000, when the EU’s ... More


Fundamental Sources of Poland’s Growth: The Role of Institutions

Marcin Piatkowski

in Europe's Growth Champion: Insights from the Economic Rise of Poland

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198789345
eISBN:
9780191831195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198789345.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International, Economic History

In this chapter I focus on the fundamental causes of the Polish growth miracle, namely the adoption of Western institutions. I start by documenting how the prospect of the EU accession drove the ... More


Europe’s Migration Experience and Its Effects on Economic Inequality

Martin Guzi, Martin Kahanec, and Magdalena M. Ulceluse

in Europe's Income, Wealth, Consumption, and Inequality

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780197545706
eISBN:
9780197545737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197545706.003.0014
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter provides the historical context for the past half-century in Europe, focusing specifically on the link between migration and economic development and inequality. The literature review ... More


Routes into employment: migrant aspirations and employer strategies

Torben Krings, Elaine Moriarty, James Wickham, Alicja Bobek, and Justyna Salamońska

in New mobilities in Europe: Polish migration to Ireland post-2004

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780719088094
eISBN:
9781781705834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088094.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter examines migrant aspirations and employer recruitment strategies in the aftermath of EU enlargement. Polish migrants were attracted to Ireland by the prospect of an endless supply of ... More


Hungary – openness and rights without access

Thomas Pfister

in The Activation of Citizenship in Europe

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780719083310
eISBN:
9781781704653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083310.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

While largely following the same structure as the previous two chapters, the specific historical characteristics of Hungary’s post-socialist transformation and its EU accession demand a slightly ... More


One Foot In and One Foot Out, 1990–1997

Stephen Wall

in Reluctant European: Britain and the European Union from 1945 to Brexit

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198840671
eISBN:
9780191876318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198840671.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, UK Politics

John Major had none of Thatcher’s reservations about German reunification and wanted to put Britain at the heart of Europe. But he faced growing Euroscepticism inside the Conservative Party. At ... More


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