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States and Regions in the European Union: Institutional Adaptation in Germany and Spain
     

States and Regions in the European Union: Institutional Adaptation in Germany and Spain

by Tanja A. Borzel
 

ISBN-10: 0521803810

ISBN-13: 9780521803816

Pub. Date: 01/01/2002

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This book reveals how the institutional structures of different countries have been changed in different ways by membership in the European Union. In particular, the author shows how European Union membership has affected the relationship between the center and the regions. In studies of Germany and Spain, she indicates how Europeanization has undermined the

Overview

This book reveals how the institutional structures of different countries have been changed in different ways by membership in the European Union. In particular, the author shows how European Union membership has affected the relationship between the center and the regions. In studies of Germany and Spain, she indicates how Europeanization has undermined the regions, but then led to cooperation between center and regions to get the most from the European Union.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521803816
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
01/01/2002
Series:
Themes in European Governance Series
Pages:
284
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.91(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. Europeanization and domestic institutional change: a historical institutionalist approach; 2. Reinforcing cooperative federalism: institutional adaption to Europeanization in Germany; 3. Transforming competitive regionalism: institutional adaptation to Europeanization in Spain; 4. Sharing versus shifting the costs of adaptation: the Europeanization of environmental policy-making in Germany and Spain; Conclusions.

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