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The European Union and the Regions
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The European Union and the Regions

Barry Jones and Michael Keating

Abstract

European integration has affected regions in various ways. It has created economic winners and losers. It has taken up powers formally devolved to regions and has often strengthened national governments at the expense of regions, since it is the Member States who are represented in European insitutions. Regions have mobilized in various ways to influence European policies, directly or through their national governments. Europe has created new mechanisms for regional participation, including the Committee of the Regions and the possibility for regions to represent their state in the Council of ... More

Keywords: European Union, regions, regional Policy

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1995 Print ISBN-13: 9780198279990
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2003 DOI:10.1093/019827999X.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Barry Jones, editor
University of Wales, Cardiff
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Michael Keating, editor
University of Western Ontario
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