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The Road To Maastricht: Negotiating Economic and Monetary Union

Kenneth Dyson and Kevin Featherstone


Structuralist explanations have dominated attempts to explain the process of European integration. However, as the negotiation of Economic and Monetary Union shows, policy leadership has been critical in launching, shaping, and sustaining this process. This leadership goes beyond policy entrepreneurship in setting the agenda to include the management of institutional venues in the pursuit of particular objectives.

Keywords: Britain, Bundesbank, Central banks, Jacques Delors, EMU, European Union, Italy, Helmut Kohl, Maastricht Treaty, François Mitterrand

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Print publication date: 1999 Print ISBN-13: 9780198296386
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2003 DOI:10.1093/019829638X.001.0001


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Kenneth Dyson, author
University of Bradford
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Kevin Featherstone, author
University of Bradford
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