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The State of the European Union Vol. 7
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The State of the European Union Vol. 7: With US or Against US? European Trends in American Perspective

Nicolas Jabko and Craig Parsons


Since 1945, two major projects have dominated European worldviews: the transatlantic partnership and “integration” in the European Union. Neither is fundamentally at risk today, but both have entered uncharted territory. President Bush has asked bluntly if Europeans are “with us or against us,” and most lean toward the latter. The EU’s original road map for integration culminated in monetary union, and its future agenda is vague. This introduction and the book that follows chart the many trends of change that carried Europe to this crossroads. It aims for accessibility for European and America ... More

Keywords: integration theory, political change, transatlantic relations, European integration, George Bush

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2005 Print ISBN-13: 9780199283958
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: February 2006 DOI:10.1093/0199283958.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Nicolas Jabko, editor
Assistant Professor of Political Science, University of Oregon
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Craig Parsons, editor
FNSP Research Fellow, Sciences Po, Paris
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I External Foreign, Security, and Economic Policies

II Institutional Evolutions

III Europe's Political Economy

IV Culture, Identity, and EU Decision‐Making

V The Shape of the EU Polity

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