Europe and the Nation State

Series Editors: Michael Burgess, Lee Miles

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.
  • Denmark and the European Union

    Edited by Lee Miles, Anders Wivel

    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…

    Paperback – 2015-05-22
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  • Europeanization and Domestic Policy Change

    The Case of Italy

    By Paolo R. Graziano

    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…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12
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  • European Integration and Consensus Politics in the Low Countries

    Edited by Hans Vollaard, Jan Beyers, Patrick Dumont

    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…

    Hardback – 2014-07-24
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  • Switzerland and the European Union

    A Close, Contradictory and Misunderstood Relationship

    Edited by Clive H. Church

    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…

    Paperback – 2011-12-13
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  • The European Union and the Baltic States

    Changing Forms of Governance

    Edited by Bengt Jacobsson

    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…

    Paperback – 2011-10-07
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  • State Territoriality and European Integration

    Edited by Michael Burgess, Hans Vollaard

    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…

    Paperback – 2011-02-10
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  • Romania and The European Union

    From Marginalisation to Membership?

    By Dimitris Papadimitriou, David Phinnemore

    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…

    Paperback – 2011-02-10
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  • The Czech Republic and the European Union

    By Dan Marek, Michael Baun

    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…

    Hardback – 2010-08-25
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  • The Geopolitics of Euro-Atlantic Integration

    Edited by Hans Mouritzen, Anders Wivel

    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…

    Paperback – 2006-12-08
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  • Iceland and European Integration

    On the Edge

    Edited by BALDUR THORHALLSSON

    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…

    Paperback – 2006-04-06
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  • French Relations with the European Union

    Edited by Helen Drake

    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…

    Hardback – 2005-04-14
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  • Perspectives on EU-Russia Relations

    Edited by Debra Johnson, Paul Robinson

    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,…

    Hardback – 2004-12-23
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  • Norway Outside the European Union

    Norway and European Integration from 1994 to 2004

    By Clive Archer

    In November 1994 the Norwegian electorate rejected membership of the European Union. Professor Archer examines the background to this decision both in terms of an expression of interests within Norway and in terms of national feeling. He then investigates the subsequent interaction between Norway…

    Hardback – 2004-10-14
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  • Turkey and European Integration

    Accession Prospects and Issues

    Edited by Nergis Canefe, Mehmet Ugur

    This book examines the important issue of Turkey's relationship with Europe. The authors uniquely present the Turkish view of integration within the broad context of the debates on Europeanisation and sovereignty, but with a specific focus on the internal debates and issues in Turkey itself. Key…

    Hardback – 2004-04-22
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  • Greece in the European Union

    Edited by Dionyssis G. Dimitrakopoulos, Argyris G. Passas

    The contributors collected here discuss the patterns of continuity and change, success and failure observed in seven policy areas - environment, social regulation, regional policy, the single market, agriculture, EMU and foreign policy - in order to investigate how policy formulated and implemented…

    Hardback – 2003-12-18
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  • The European Union & Democratization

    Reluctant States

    By Paul Kubicek

    The European Union has been a key actor in promoting democratization and providing assistance to encourage political change. This book assesses the EU's contribution to democratization by looking at the failures and states that offered resistance to EU pressure to reform, aiming to understand how…

    Hardback – 2003-08-14
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  • Poland and the European Union

    Edited by Karl Cordell

    This authoritative volume assesses how the recently democratised political system in Poland is adapting to the challenges posed by the country's desire to "rejoin Europe". Its excellent panel of highly respected Polish academics considers various issues not generally well-known to the…

    Hardback – 2000-08-24
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