The political history of European integration

the hypocrisy of democracy-through-market by Hagen Schulz-Forberg

Publisher: Routledge in Abingdon, Oxon, New York, NY

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  • European Union,
  • Democracy -- European Union countries,
  • Europe -- Economic integration -- History,
  • European Union countries -- Economic policy

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Europe’s economic integration narrative. From the Treaties of Rome (January ) to the Maastricht Treaty (November ), Europe moved gradually but unambiguously towards closer economic integration – i.e. an ‘internal market’. Inherent to the pursuit of the internal market was a need for intra-area exchange rate stability. History of Europe During the s and s (CUP, ) ng (ed.), The Oxford History of Modern Europe (OUP, ) [1 st ed. ] Dominik Geppert (ed.), The Postwar Challenge: Cultural, Social, and Political Change in WesternFile Size: 64KB. Table of Contents. I. History 1. West European Economic Integration since (Nicholas Crafts) History of European Economic and Monetary Union (Harold James) y of Economic Thought and Policy-Making at the European Commission (Ivo Maes) Single Market and the Euro Economics of the Single Market (Harry Flam) Movements: FDI (Bent Sørensen, . The Political Economy of European Integration Enrico Spolaore. NBER Working Paper No. Issued in June NBER Program(s):Political Economy This paper discusses the process of European institutional integration from a political-economy perspective, linking the long-standing political debate on the nature of the European project to the recent economic literature on political integration.

Europe as intergovernmental and not as a constant process of political integration in which supranational institutions take precedence over all domestic governments. In all European countries nearly all surveys of public opinion demonstrated widespread disillusionment with the European integration. The first phase of the Economic and Monetary Union (EMU) comes into force. Four Member States (Spain, Portugal, Greece and Ireland) are granted an exceptional regime given their insufficient progress towards financial integration. 3. Cyprus formally applies to join the European Communities. Malta formally applies to join the European. The history of Africa begins with the emergence of hominids, archaic humans and—at least , years ago—anatomically modern humans (Homo sapiens), in East Africa, and continues unbroken into the present as a patchwork of diverse and politically developing nation earliest known recorded history arose in Ancient Egypt, and later in Nubia, the Sahel, the Maghreb and the Horn of. While European leaders have worked on compromises and bargains over the years, political scientists have produced a bewildering array of conceptual frameworks on European integration: intergovernmentalism, functionalism, transnationalism, neoinstitutionalism, and many more. This book focuses on the theory of European integration rather than its history and practices, but it tends to .

Euroscepticism, also known as EU-scepticism, means criticism of the European Union (EU) and European ranges from those who oppose some EU institutions and policies and seek reform (soft Euroscepticism), to those who oppose EU membership outright and see the EU as unreformable (hard Euroscepticism or anti-European Unionism/anti-EUism). The history of Europe covers the people inhabiting Europe from prehistory to the present. During the Neolithic era and the time of the Indo-European migrations Europe saw human inflows from east and southeast and subsequent important cultural and material exchange. The period known as classical antiquity began with the emergence of the city-states of ancient Greece.   The political dimension of European economic integration Speech by Benoît Cœuré, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, At the 19th Université d’automne de la Ligue des droits de l’Homme, Paris, 23 November Ladies and Gentlemen, Before I start, let me thank the Ligue des droits de l’Homme for inviting me to speak today. The European Coal and Steel Community (ECSC) was an organisation of six European countries created after World War II to regulate their industrial production under a centralised authority. It was formally established in by the Treaty of Paris, signed by Belgium, France, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, and West ECSC was the first international organisation to be based on Historical era: Cold War.

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The Political History of European Integration was shortlisted for the European Book Prize in About the Author Hagen Schulz-Forberg is Assistant Professor in International History, University of Aarhus Cited by: This book traces the connections between diverging postwar European integration policies and intra-Christian divisions to argue that supranational integration originates from Roman Catholic internationalism, and that resistance to integration, conversely, is based in Protestantism.

Royce supports this thesis through a rigorously supported historical narrative, arguing that sixteenth-century Format: Hardcover. While there are many books on the history of European integration, this one stands out for its insights, balance, and quality of writing. It is a pleasure to read. Summing Up: Highly recommended., CHOICE An incisive history of European The political history of European integration book that incorporates the doubts, hesitations, and contradictions of integration as well as its by: The Political History of European Integration: The Hypocrisy of Democracy-Through-Market.

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Royce addresses in his book, The Political Theology of European Integration: Comparing the Influence of Religious Histories on European Policies, is whether the process of European integration as it has developed since the Second World War, and continues to develop as a result of issues such as Brexit, is also influenced by political theological.

The Unfinished History of European Integration presents the reader with historical and theoretical knowledge on which well-founded judgements can be based. This textbook on European integration history has been written as a student textbook for a bachelor's or master's programme in European integration history, as a manual for the analysis of.

history of european integration The process of European integration, in which we currently participate, was launched soon after the end of the World War II. It relies on tragic experiences connected with the largest and also most tragic armed conflict in human history.

European integration. The Treaties of Rome of strengthened the foundations of this integration and the notion of a common future for the six European countries involved. LEGAL BASIS — The Treaty establishing the European Coal and Steel Community (ECSC), or Treaty of Paris, was signed on 18 April and came into force on 25 July File Size: 1MB.

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This is the third volume which presents all of Shelley's poems in chronological order and with full annotation. Date and circumstances of composition are provided for each poem and all manuscript and printed sources relevant. Examines European integration as a contested political process that continues to divide and inspire nations, citizens, and politicians Provides students with the analytical tools to consider why the EU functions as it currently does, whether the EU is sufficiently democratic, the politics behind EU legislation, debates over foreign policy, proposals for institutional reform, and the Eurozone 5/5(1).

Book Description. The foundation of the European Union was one of the most important historical events in the second half of the 20 th century. In order to fully appreciate the modern state of the EU, it is crucial to understand the history of European integration.

Documents on the History of European Integration: The Struggle for the European Union by Political Parties and Pressure Groups in Western European Countries, Volume 3 of Documents on the history of European integration. European University Institute: History, European University Institute.

The Visegrád Group is a Central-European alliance for cooperation and European integration, based on an ancient strategic alliance of core Central European countries. The Group originated in a summit meeting of Czechoslovakia, Hungary and Poland held in.

The Political History of European Integration was shortlisted for the European Book Prize in This book traces the connections between diverging postwar European integration policies and intra-Christian divisions to argue that supranational integration originates from Roman Catholic internationalism, and that resistance to integration, conversely, is based in supports this thesis through a rigorously supported historical narrative, arguing that sixteenth-century.

The establishment of Banking Union represents a major development in European economic governance and European integration history more generally. Banking Union is also significant because not all European Union (EU) member states have joined, which has increased the trend towards differentiated integration in the EU, posing a major challenge to the EU as a whole and to the opt-out countries.

International Relations Theory and the Politics of European Integration focuses on the roles of community, power and security, within the European Union.

It features contributions from highly respected international scholars, and covers subjects such as: sovereignty and European integration the EU and the politics of migration the internationalisation of military security the EU as a 2/5(1).

Giles Merritt is the founder and chairman of the Friends of Europe think tank and its policy journal, Europe’s World. He is the author of Slippery Slope: Brexit and Europe's Troubled Future. In the Single European Act is signed. This is a treaty which provides the basis for a vast six-year programme aimed at sorting out the problems with the free flow of trade across EU borders and thus creates the ‘Single Market’.

There is major political upheaval when, on 9 November The Politics of European Integration will be of great value to the growing number of undergraduate and postgraduate students who are undertaking courses in European studies and politics. It will be especially useful to those who require some knowledge of the origns and development of this important issue at the centre of the debate over : Michael O'Neill.

Revealing the politics beneath the surface, national rivalries and changing positions behind events, meetings and treaty negotiations, the text: provides a thematic history of European economic and political integration in its economic, military, monetary and political contexts.

European integration has had a profound impact on the politics of Southern Europe, a region that was initially at the margin of the decision-making processes of the European Union, but is gradually becoming more and more influential. This volume offers a comparative overview of modern politics in Spain, Portugal, Italy, and Greece, focusing in particular on the process of integration of these.

European integration - a process that is now more than 60 years old - has been contested as much as it has been praised. While many existing textbooks describe the current policies of the European Union, The Politics of European Integration analyzes why and how integration created today's EU.

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A Framework for Analyzing the Politicization of European Integration. Conditionality of EU funds: an instrument to enforce EU fundamental values. Taking into account the enlargement of the European Union, it provides coverage of Central and Eastern Europe along with discussions of Western Europe.

The text considers both the national and transnational factors that affect and are affected by politics in Europe--notably European integration and globalization. A fully revised and updated edition of Surpassing Realism: The Politics of European Integration sincethis book remains the standard for concise histories of the European Union.

Mark Gilbert offers a clear and balanced narrative of European integration since its inception to the present, set in the wider history of the post-war period.5/5(2).

ward integration has been based on the perception that it would offer the member states positive-sum returns, namely, long-term gains for all, even if they required short-term sacrifices by some.

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One issue is a general problem in political eeconomy: the trade-off between costs and beneficonomy: the trade-off between costs and benefi ts when heterogeneous groups are ts when heterogeneous groups are. His magisterial overview of the pivotal historical moments of European integration, from its beginnings in to the Maastricht Treaty, reveals the role of domestic commercial interests in pressuring political elites in key countries to negotiate treaties such as those that established the early common market, later dramatically removed barriers in the Single European Act, and created the euro Author: Kathleen R.

McNamara.“This is a timely book on an important social theme, the relations between the European Union and the Roman Catholic church. a valuable contribution to interdisciplinary social research which will be of interest to anyone concerned with the evolution of attitudes to the European project, or to the role of religion or the Catholic church, within the EU.” (Douglas Mark Ponton, Journal of.Peter M.R.

Stirk is Senior Lecturer and Director of the Centre for the History of Political Thought at Durham University, UK. His previous books include Max Horkheimer: A New Interpretation () and, as co-editor, An.