Type
Part or chapter of a book
Title
The Eurozone crisis and European integration: ‘new intergovernmentalism’ as a valid theory
In
Crisis and Institutional Change in Regional Integration
Editor
Routledge
Pages
41 - 59 p.
ISBN
9781138951839
Abstract
EN
[Book abstract] This volume systematically and comparatively analyses the reasons for regional integration and stalemate in European, Latin American and Asian regional integration. It examines whether regional integration systems change in crisis periods, or more precisely in periods of economic crises, and why they change in different directions. Based on a neo-institutionalist research framework and rigorously comparative research design, the individual chapters analyse why financial and economic crises lead to more or less integrated systems and which factors lead to these institutional changes. Specifically it addresses institutional change in regional integration schemes, power relations between member states and the institutions in different policy domains, and change in individual or collective citizens’ attitudes towards regional integration. Adopting an actor-centred approach, the book highlights which regional integration schemes are influenced by economic and financial crises and how to explain this.

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