French agriculture and the political integration of western Europe.
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Published by Sijthoff in Leyden .
Written in English

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SeriesEuropean aspects. Series C. Politics -- no.22
The Physical Object
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13692417M

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Western Balkan states became stuck in a grey zone between integration into the EU and isolation. They lived in a condition of ‘permanent transition’ without any certainty about their political Author: Roberto Belloni. Economic integration in Western Europe reached the planed objectives, but nevertheless political importance of the Communities on the international arena still was not too large. Changes in Central and Eastern Europe, “the fall of the Berlin Wall” and the unification of German states (3 October ), forced major reforms within the European Communities.   The European Union (EU) is a culmination of a long process of economic and political integration among European states. The EU started as a free trade area and a customs union. Over time, it has become a supranational entity that resembles a federal state and is governed by a byzantine bureaucracy in Brussels.   In the modern day the European Union is a world leader in terms of supra-national governance and integration (Kegley Jr. ’09, p); with its single market and multilateral currency and with a growing sense of the prospects of .

system in Europe became more pressing, and increasingly contrasting with the political situation at those times, until the recent sovereign-debt crisis. It may be claimed that this aim has more to do with political economy, or with constitutional economy, than with pure economics. It is probably true. The.   France has been one of the most dominant agricultural centers of Europe for centuries. That gave France an important role in European and, to some extent world, affairs in the pre-industrial age. Currently, France still leads Europe in agriculture, excluding the Russian Federation. With about , farms, approximately 7 percent of the. The book focuses on politics in Britain, France, Germany and Italy. Unfortunately, it turns what could be an interesting comparison into an exercise in boredom. Each section reads like an individual essay with the authors trying to prove some central thesis and thus fails to sufficiently explain the forces influencing politics in the countries Cited by: The discussion on the possible final political shape or configuration of the European Union is sometimes referred to as the debate on the finalité politique (French for "political purpose"). Integration and enlargement of the European Union are major issues in the politics of Europe, each at European, national and local level.