Europeanization and the Southern Periphery (South European Society and Politics)

Europeanization and the Southern Periphery (South European Society and Politics)

By: George Kazamias (editor), Kevin Featherstone (editor)Hardback

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Europeanization" is a term increasingly used in the social sciences to descibe the impact, convergence or response of politicians and institutions in relation to the European Union. This volume explores the concept in a variety of different settings in order to clarify its meaning.


Introduction, Kevin Featherstone and George Kazamias. Part 1 Europeanization and domestic structural transformation: European policy-making and the machinery of the Italian government, David Hine; Europeanization and Italy - a bottom-up process?, Marco Giuliani; the Europeanization of Greece - an overall assessment, P.C. Ioakimidis; multilevel governance and Europeanization - the case of Catalonia, Quim Brugue et al; the transforamtion of the Portuguese political system - European regional policy and democratization in a small EU member state, Jose Magone; Cyprus and the onset of Europeanization - strategic use, structural transformation and institutional adaptation, Kevin Featherstone. Part 2 Europeanization and domestic macro-economic policy regimes: managing the Spanish economy within Europe, Carles Boix; economic adjustment and financial reform - Greece's Europeanization and the emergence of a stabilization state, George Pagoulatos. Part 3 Europeanization and national identity: Europeanization and convergence via incomplete contracts? the case of Turkey, Mehmet Ugur; reluctant Europeans? European integration and the transformation of Turkish politics, Spyros A. Sofos; the Europeanization of Malta - adaptation, identity and party politics, Michelle Cini.

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  • ISBN13: 9780714650876
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 304
  • ID: 9780714650876
  • weight: 522
  • ISBN10: 0714650870

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