Type
Part or chapter of a book
Title
Contrasting States of Europeanization?
In
The Member States of the European Union
Author(s)
BULMER Simon - Department of Politics ( The University of Sheffield) (Author)
LEQUESNE Christian - Centre de recherches internationales (Author)
BULMER Simon - (Publishing director)
LEQUESNE Christian - (Publishing director)
Editor
Oxford : Oxford University Press
Edition
Third Edition
ISBN
9780198737391
Keywords
European Union, comparative studies
Abstract
EN
This chapter examines recurrent themes in the experiences of the countries discussed earlier in terms of European Union membership. It first considers the contribution of Europeanization as an analytical tool for understanding EU member state relations on a country-by-country basis before discussing emergent themes and issues. In particular, it assesses the significance of timing of accession for the member states’ Europeanization experience, showing how timing has often interacted with a geographical focus to each enlargement wave. It also asks whether the Europeanization experience is different for large states rather than small states, or whether the embeddedness of member states’ political systems plays a role. The chapter concludes by identifying different impacts of Europeanization along the dimensions of politics, polity, and policy.

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