The Politics of European Integration: A Reader

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  • Copyright: 1996-05-09
  • Publisher: Routledge

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The debate over European integration is a central issue in the study of contemporary Europe.The Politics of European Integrationguides the reader through the most important of the integration theories and academic literature on this topic. It starts with a clear overview and analysis of the debate on European integration during the post-war period and continues with key extracts from the seminal authors who have contributed and fashioned this debate throughout its duration. It brings together the most essential and influential literature on this important topic.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgementsp. xi
Origins, Scope, Issuesp. 1
The Quest for European Integrationp. 3
The Paradigms of European Integrationp. 19
The Supranational Paradigm (1)p. 21
The Supranational Paradigm (2)p. 31
The Statecentric Paradigmp. 54
The Syncretic Paradigmp. 81
Theoretical Déjà Vu?p. 122
Documentsp. 145
W. Lipgens, 'the Major Political Consequences of the Second World War', from a History of European Integration: Vol. One, 1945-1947 (oxford, 1982), Pp. 44-52p. 147
Alan Milward, 'reconstruction and Integration', from the Reconstruction of Western Europe 1945-51 (london, 1984), Pp. 491-8, 502p. 149
Karl Kaiser, 'l'europe Des Savants: European Integration and the Social Sciences', Journal of Common Market Studies Vol. 4:1964, Pp. 40-1, 43p. 157
J. Monnet, 'a Ferment of Change', Journal of Commonmarket Studies Vol. 1:1963, Pp. 204-8, 210-11p. 168
A. Spinelli, the European Adventure-tasks for the Enlarged Community (london, 1972), Pp. 1-10, 13-17p. 170
M. Burgess, 'the European Community's Federal Heritage', from Federalism and European Union (london, 1989), Pp. 24-8p. 176
Notep. 187
L.N. Lindberg and S.A. Scheingold, 'alternative Models of Systems Change', from Europe's Would-Be Polity: Patterns of Change in the European Community (engelwood Cliffs, Nj, 1970), Pp. 135-40p. 201
E.B. Haas, 'turbulent Fields and the Theory of Regional Integration', International Organization Vol. 30:1976, Pp. 177-80, 208, 210-11p. 210
W. Wallace, 'europe as a Confederation: the Community and the Nation-State', Journal of Common Market Studies Vol. 20:1982, Pp. 57, 59-68p. 232
P. Taylor, 'the Confederal Phase', from 'the Politics of the European Communities: the Confederal Phase', World Politics April 1975, Pp. 336-48, 350-1, 354-5, 357-60p. 242
H. Nau, 'from Integration to Interdependence: Gains, Losses, and Continuing Gaps', International Organization Vol. 33:1979, Pp. 139-46p. 251
S. Bulmer, 'the European Council's First Decade: Between Interdependence and Domestic Politics', Journal of Common Market Studies Vol. 24:1985, Pp. 91-8p. 261
D. Muttimer, '1992 and the Political Integration of Europe: Neofunctionalism Reconsidered', Journal of European Integration Vol. 13:1989, Pp. 78-82, 99-101p. 283
A. Moravcsik, 'negotiating the Single European Act: National Interests and Conventional Statecraft in the European Community', International Organization Vol. 45:1991, Pp. 19-21, 42-8, 54p. 292
A. Moravcsik, 'preferences and Power in the European Community: a Liberal Intergovernmentalist Approach', Journal of Common Market Studies Vol. 31:1993, Pp. 473-4, 482, 517-19p. 297
Notesp. 311
A. Smith, 'national Identities and the Idea of European Unity', International Affairs Vol. 68:1992, Pp. 57-60, 62, 64-5, 67, 70, 72-3, 74-6p. 314
Notes to Chapters 1-6p. 320
Indexp. 335
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