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European Integration and American Interests

What the New Europe Really Means for the United States
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European Integration and American Interests: What the New Europe Really Means for the United States DAVID MATTHEWS is the editor of the European Journal, His most recent book is The. A fully revised and updated edition of Surpassing Realism: The Politics of European Integration sincethis book remains the standard for concise histories of the European Gilbert offers a clear and balanced narrative of European integration since its inception to the present, set in the wider history of the post-war by: European Integration and American Interests: What the New Europe Really Means for the United States [Gedmin, Jeffrey] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

European Integration and American Interests: What the New Europe Really Means for the United StatesAuthor: Jeffrey Gedmin. European integration and American interests: what the new Europe really means for the United States. Lambsdorff -- The Europe of Berlin \/ W.R.

Smyser -- Needed: a sense of history \/ Michael Sturmer -- NATO enlargement: American and European interests \/ Paula Dobriansky -- German interests in a changing Europe \/ Christian Hacke -- A.

European integration is the process of industrial, political, legal, economic, social and cultural integration of states wholly or partially in Europe or nearby.

European integration has primarily come about through the European Union and its policies. Peterson, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, European integration is the product of the selective pooling of national sovereignty, or ultimate jurisdiction over a body politic, by postwar European nation-states.

It has yielded the European Union (EU), the most successful experiment in international cooperation in modern history. For Washington, European integration has always been a means to an end—but today there is little nuanced debate about what kind of Europe would benefit America most.

Published on: July 9, Hans Kundnani is Senior Research Fellow at the Royal Institute of International Affairs in London. Of course the Transatlantic Alliance must continue.

Good European-American relations are absolutely essential. But European integration is not at all in America’s interest. European polities say they share the values of democracy and freedom.

They should be tested. Put the EU to a referendum vote in every member country. European Integration and American Interests book   Today's European Union, with its deep integration spanning a variety of policy arenas long thought to be the sole purview of sovereign nations, is a surprising and anomalous political creature.

Neither simply an intergovernmental organization nor a full-fledged nation-state, it has resisted simple categorization -- and has repeatedly defied the Author: Kathleen R. McNamara. Explores the historical, geopolitical and conjunctural aspects of European integration, and their relevance to understanding the current crisis.

Brings long-term perspectives to bear on postwar and post developments of European affairs; Analyses the overall dynamics of the present crisis, as well as the impact of particular actors and factors.

European integration confuses citizens and scholars alike. It appears to transfer power away from national capitals towards Brussels yet a close study of the EU reveals the absence of any real leap towards supranationalism. The EU is dominated by cooperation between national representatives and national officials yet it continually appears to us as something external and separate from national.

Neofunctionalism is one of the best-known and ‘basic’ theories of European integration. Closely associated with Ernst B. Haas, who developed the notion at the end of the s as part of his Ph.D.

research on the European Coal and Steel Community (ECSC), neofunctionalism is today one of the most commonly referred to theories of European integration, either through counter-arguments.

"Given its theoretical novelty and empirical rigor, Gabel's Interests and Integration merits a place on the bookshelf (and syllabi) of every serious student of European integration. This book represents the state of the art in an empirical work on public support for integration and is likely to serve as the point of reference and inspiration for the study of public attitudes during the next.

The European Union as we know it today was forged inand its expansion has been neither arrested nor reversed in two decades.

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It might only have been a prelude. A period of integration and the peace concomitant with it may soon be coming to an end. Today, the. This book re-examines the Nixon administration’s attitude and approach to the European integration project.

The formulation of US policy towards European integration in the Nixon presidential years () was conditioned by the perceived relative decline of the United States, Western European emergence and competition, the feared Communist expansionism, and US national interests.

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Research Paper (undergraduate) from the year in the subject Politics - Brand: GRIN Verlag. Interests and Integration: Market Liberalization, Public Opinion, and European Union [Matthew Joseph Gabel]. Integration in Europe has been a slow incremental process focusing largely on economic matters.

Policy makers have tried to develop greater s. European integration p roject, and its polici es, politics and polity, which induce policy- makers to take a dditional integr ative steps in or der to achieve their original g oals. A fully revised and updated edition of Surpassing Realism: The Politics of European Integration sincethis book remains the standard for concise histories of the European Union.

Mark Gilbert offers a clear and balanced narrative of European integration since its inception to the present, set in the wider history of the post-war period.5/5(2).

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European institutional integration has gone too far, blame misguided political motivations, and assert that the monetary union has failed (for example, Feldstein ). On the other side, supporters of European integration attribute the euro crisis to institutional incompleteness— what Bergsten () called a File Size: KB.

The rise of America to world pre-eminence following World War II served as a catalyst for European integration and the electrifying impact and magnetic attraction of economic and political integration in Western Europe constituted a major stimulus for liberalization and reform behind the Iron Curtain leading to the abrupt end of the Cold War.

Book Description. A highly topical examination of the effect of European integration on relations between states and minority nations.

This new collection brings together the leading specialists in the field, and covers a wide range of cases, from Northern Ireland in the West, to Estonia and Latvia in the East, and Cyprus in the South-East. A fully revised and updated edition of Surpassing Realism: The Politics of European Integration sincethis book remains the standard for concise histories of the European Union.

Mark Gilbert offers a clear and balanced narrative of European integration since its inception to the present, set in the wider history of the post-war : the European integration, as for example, the central role of the Council of the European Union as it is the EU’s main decision making body and it represents the member states.

But. European integration has gained global interest. Increasingly, European integration is perceived as a source of inspiration for processes of regional cooperation and integration around the world.

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The European integration experience cannot be used as a simple “role model” to be emulated under contingent conditions. Reconsidered," Journal of European Integration 13 (Fall ): For a general review of theories of European integration, see Keohane and Hoffmann, "Institutional Change in Europe in the s," 3 For details, see Loukas Tsoukalis, The Politics and Economics of European Monetary Integration (London: Allen & Unwin, ).

Book Description. Routledge Handbook of the Economics of European Integration provides readers with a brief but comprehensive overview of topics related to the process of European integration in the post-World War II period.

Its short chapters reflect the most up-to-date and concise research, written by a collective of experts on their own. Documents on the History of European Integration: The Struggle for the European Union by Political Parties and Pressure Groups in Western European Countries, Walter Lipgens, Wilfried Loth De Gruyter, - History - pages.

This book re-examines the Nixon administration's attitude and approach to the European integration project. The formulation of US policy towards European integration in the Nixon presidential years () was conditioned by the perceived relative decline of the United States, Western European emergence and competition, the feared Communist expansionism, and US national interests.

An approach to European integration which emphasizes the centrality of member states and which seeks to limit the influence of supranational institutions. In other words, the future of integration was very much dependent on the ability of member states to agree among themselves, with this view being advanced in an approach that became to be.

Equally compelling as a driver of European integration was the external threat posed by the Soviet Union, but when that began to dissipate in the late s, and then German reunification became a reality, Europe had to discover a new raison d'etre for itself, and also find a way of incorporating a country the size of Germany ("too big for.Esko Antola is a Jean Monnet Professor and the director of the Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence at the University of Turku, Finland.

He is a member of the Academic Advisory Committee to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Finnish government, and played a prominent part in .While European leaders have worked on compromises and bargains over the years, political scientists have produced a bewildering array of conceptual frameworks on European integration: intergovernmentalism, functionalism, transnationalism, neoinstitutionalism, and many more.

This book focuses on the theory of European integration rather than its history and practices, but it tends to .