Search for dissertations about: "eastern enlargement"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the words eastern enlargement.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Bringing Europe Down to Earth

    University dissertation from Department of Political Science, Lund University

    Author : Anders Hellström; [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 : Why is it considered more European to vote in the affirmative of the Euro than it is to vote against it? Why is not possible to be a populist and a ?Good European? at the same time? What makes an illegal immigrant different from a tourist? These questions all concern the limits of what it means to be, act and think as Europeans in Europe. In the political process of bringing the nations and peoples of Europe together, Europe is imagined as a distinct community. 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. Trade, Competition and Productivity

    University dissertation from Department of Economics, Lund Universtiy

    Author : Fredrik Wilhelmsson; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Trade; productivity; exports; food industry; market power; developing countries; trade preferences; CEEC; EU; Europe Agreements; Handel;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four papers on trade, competition and productivity with particular emphasis on the effects of various aspects of the deepening and widening of the European Union. The first paper Trade Creation, Diversion and Displacement of the EU Enlargement Process provides an assessment of the effects of the EU enlargement process on trade. READ MORE