Search for dissertations about: "EU enlargement"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 18 swedish dissertations containing the words EU enlargement.

  1. 1. Power Asymmetry Revisited : Reconciling EU Foreign Policy Goals and Enlargement Conditionality in the Western Balkans

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Jessica Giandomenico; Uppsala universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Statskunskap; Political Science; EU enlargement; EU foreign policy; EU conditionality; power asymmetry; historical institutionalism; path dependence; institutional layering; Western Balkans; Macedonia; elections;

    Abstract : The EU is assumed to have a strong top-down transformative power over the states applying for membership. This leverage is based on a power asymmetry where the applicant states want to join the EU more than the EU wants to enlarge, and that the applicant states gain more than the member states from the enlargement. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Eastward Enlargement of European Parties Party Adaptation in the Light of EU-enlargement

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebto universitet

    Author : Mats Öhlén; Örebro universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Transnational political parties; European Union; Central and Eastern Europe; Christian democracy; social democracy; liberalism; Political Science; Statskunskap;

    Abstract : The aim of the study is to map out and analyse the integration of political parties from Central and Eastern Europe into the main European party families. The prospect of eastern enlargement of the EU implicated opportunities and above all challenges for the West European party families. READ MORE

  3. 3. Sweden and Poland Entering the EU Comparative Patterns of Adaptive Organization and Cognition

    University dissertation from Umeå : Statsvetenskap

    Author : Niklas Eklund; Umeå universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Political science; integration; transnationalization; adaptation; Sweden; Poland; European Union; enlargement; Stein Rokkan; political cognition; national elites; strategic policy deliberation; qualitative research interviewing; enthusiasts; voluntarists; pragmatists; skeptics; Statsvetenskap; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Statsvetenskap; Political Science; politikvetenskap;

    Abstract : This thesis is a comparative study of how elites in Sweden and Poland approach and make sense of EU membership. It begins with the observation that the public debates in several EU member countries are becoming increasingly politicized around a dichotomy, i.e. enthusiasm and skepticism vis-à-vis European integration. READ MORE

  4. 4. Transformative Power Challenged EU Membership Conditionality in the Western Balkans Revisited

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Jessica Giandomenico; Uppsala universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; European Union; Western Balkans; EU enlargement; historical institutionalism; power; elections; norm transfer; compliance; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : The EU is assumed to have a strong top-down transformative power over the states applying for membership. But despite intensive research on the EU membership conditionality, the transformative power of the EU in itself has been left curiously understudied. READ MORE

  5. 5. Bringing Europe Down to Earth

    University dissertation from Department of Political Science, Lund University

    Author : Anders Hellström; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; European Union Commission; European integration; European identity; identity politics; discourse theory; nationalism; cosmopolitanism; unity-in-diversity; globalisation; an area of freedom; security and justice; migration; immigration; populism; the Euro.; eastern enlargement; Europe; EU; Political and administrative sciences; Statsvetenskap; förvaltningskunskap;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Varför skulle det vara mer europeiskt att rösta ja till Euron än vad det är att rösta nej? Varför går det inte att vara både populist och ?god europé? på samma gång? Vad skiljer en illegal invandrare från en vanlig turist? På vilka sätt avviker Europa från andra föreställda gemenskaper som exempelvis nationen? Avhandlingen ?bringing europe down to earth? (ung. ta ner europa på jorden) behandlar den här typen av frågeställningar i syfte att utreda relationen mellan framväxten av en europeisk identitet och den politiska integrationen av EU: s stater och folk. READ MORE