The nordic countries and the european union_ still the other european community_ (hardback) – routledge

In European policy-making, the Nordic countries are often viewed as a relatively coherent bloc; in international and European affairs the Nordic position has traditionally been conditioned on being different from and better than Europe.

This book offers a coherent, original and systematic comparative analysis of the relationship between the Nordic countries and the European Union over the past two decades. Countries in europe that speak french It looks at the historical frame, institutions and policy areas, addressing both traditional EU areas such as agriculture and more nascent areas affecting the domestic and foreign policies of the Nordic countries. Number of countries in europe In doing so, it examines how the Nordic approach to European policy-making has developed and explains why the Nordic countries are similar in some respects while differing in others when engaging with EU institutions.


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This book will be of interest to scholars, students and practitioners engaged with the Nordic Countries, EU politics and policy-making, European politics and comparative politics. Countries in europe how many Reviews

‘Authors in this anthology explore the relationship between the five Nordic countries and the European Union. List of countries in eastern europe They seek to identify the factors that have determined the behaviour and the performance of these states in European policy-making and to see to what extent the Nordic countries form a distinct community in their relationship with the EU.

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First, it is up to date. How countries in europe Second, it is comprehensive. List of poorest countries in europe The authors provide extensive coverage of the relationship between the Nordic countries and the EU, initially shedding light on its historical evolution and then exploring it within the EU institutions context. Name the countries in europe Finally, they examine it across different policy areas. Map of all countries in europe The book offers a comparative analysis which is anchored to institutionalism in terms of theory and also based on a continuum from changeable to unchangeable factors that impact on the Nordic countries’ choices. Number of countries in europe continent The authors employ a historical approach, theoretical analysis and current empirical reasoning in tandem and thus provide those who are familiar with the Nordic and/or Small State and/or EU integration literature with a thought-provoking overview and others, less acquainted with this background, with a very informative book.

From its very beginning, the European integration project has posed a series of challenges and opportunities to all Small States. How many countries are in europe union Following the Lisbon Treaty and the global economic crisis, challenges have been intensified. Ten countries in europe Different Small States have responded in different ways. Learn countries in europe Small State scholars have sought to find differences and similarities among them. Name 10 countries in europe Against this background, in recent years, studies on Small States and EU integration are increasing and constitute probably the larger part of Small State studies. Map of countries in europe This work contributes to this literature in a unique and much-needed way. List of countries in europe continent Small State studies usually lack such a concurrence of comparative perspective, comprehensive analysis and coherence. All the countries in europe Therefore, this volume is one of the very few attempts within the Small State studies field that aims at a systematic exploration of Small State behaviour. 2 countries in europe It constitutes, hence, a good starting point for reflecting upon a necessary reform in Small State studies.’ © The Author(s) 2016 Table of Contents

Contents List of illustrations List of contributors Preface Anders Wivel, Caroline Howard Grøn and Peter Nedergaard 1. Countries of europe Still the ‘Other’ European Community? The Nordic Countries and the European Union Anders Wivel, Caroline Howard Grøn and Peter Nedergaard 2. European countries and capitals Bridging Interdependency? Nordic ‘Yes, But…’ Integration from a Historical Perspective Lee Miles 3. How many countries in europe The Outsiders: Norway and Iceland Baldur Thorhallson 4. What countries are included in europe Nordic Cooperation in the EU Council: Does the Institutional Embeddedness Matter? Ilze Rûse 5. Countries in europe game The Nordic Countries and the European Commission Caroline Howard Grøn 6. How many countries in eastern europe The Nordic Countries and the European Parliament Mads Dagnis Jensen 7. How many countries of europe The Nordic Parliaments and the EU Ian Cooper 8. What countries are in europe but not in the eu The Common Agricultural Policy: Comparing Danish and Swedish Governmental Positions Peter Nedergaard and Mads Dagnis Jensen 9. List of countries in europe by area Market integration in Europe and the Nordic Countries: The ambivalent path dependency Peter Nedergaard and Mads Dagnis Jensen 10. Countries in europe beginning with d The European Union and the Nordic models of welfare: path dependency or policy harmonisation? Mikko Kuisma and Mikael Nygård 11. What countries in europe have a highland climate zone EMU: Joining or not – does it matter? Sixten Korkman 12. List of countries in europe by size Through the EU’s front- and backdoors: The selective Danish and Norwegian approaches in the Area of Freedom, Security and Justice Rebecca Adler-Nissen 13. How many countries in the europe In the Shadow of History? Explaining the (Lack of) Europeanisation of Nordic Security and Defence Policies Anders Wivel and Martin Marcussen 14. List the countries in europe The Nordic Labour Market(s) and the European Union Carsten Strøby Jensen 15. Countries that are in europe Mr. List of countries in europe with capitals Svensson Goes to Brussels: Concluding on the Nordic Countries and the European Union Anders Wivel, Caroline Howard Grøn and Peter Nedergaard Bibliography About the Editors