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Author Milzow, Katrin.

Title National interests and European integration : discourses and politics of Blair, Chirac and Schröder / Katrin Milzow
Published Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012


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 W'PONDS  327.101 Mil/Nia  AVAILABLE
Description xi, 236 pages ; 23 cm
Series International relations and development series
International relations and development series.
Contents Contents note continued: 4.The European Security and Defence Policy from ̀National' to ̀European' Interests? -- 4.1.From national interests to European defence: Puzzles and paradoxes -- 4.2.At the origins of ESDP: Revisiting St. Malo -- 4.3.Visions of European defence -- 4.4.Making ESDP operational -- 4.5.Multipolarity as a uniting force? -- 4.6.Towards the ̀New Europe'? -- 5.Conclusion: Discourse and Politics of ̀National Interest' in a Changing European Union -- Annexes -- A.1.Gross value added from agriculture and fishing -- A.2.Agriculture in per cent of total employment -- A.3.Public support for Polish EU membership -- A.4.Public support for EU enlargement -- A.5.Attitudes towards ESDP -- A.6.Attitudes towards CFSP
Machine generated contents note: 1.Introduction -- 2.The Common Agricultural Policy: A European Agricultural Model Between Sectoral and ̀National' Interests? -- 2.1.Agricultural policy at the sectoral, national and European levels -- 2.2.Agenda 2000 and ̀national' agricultural interests -- 2.3.Towards Berlin: Negotiating the Agenda 2000 -- 2.4.From Agenda 2000 to its mid-term review: The next round of CAP reform -- 2.5.National and European perspectives on the CAP -- 2.6.Beyond rhetoric? -- 3.The Eastern Enlargement: Ideals, Interests and Integration -- 3.1.Two logics of enlargement politics -- 3.2.Ideals and politics of enlargement from Amsterdam to Luxembourg -- 3.3.Negotiating the enlargement: Via Berlin to Helsinki -- 3.4.From Helsinki to Copenhagen: The last rounds of accession negotiations -- 3.5.Towards accession: Taking the enlargement home -- 3.6.The Eastern enlargement and integration: A turning point? --
Summary "This study combines an account of Blair, Chirac, Schröder and their attitudes towards European integration. It analyzes political discourses on 'national interests' and the EU, the frequently debated role of political discourse, the concept of national interest, and offers an alternative point of view on intergovernmental interaction."--Publisher's website
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Blair, Tony, 1953-
Blair, Tony, 1953- -- Political and social views.
Chirac, Jacques, 1932-
Chirac, Jacques, 1932- -- Political and social views.
Schröder, Gerhard, 1944-
Schröder, Gerhard, 1944- -- Political and social views.
National interest -- European Union countries.
European Union countries -- Economic integration -- Political aspects.
Author Milzow, Katrin.
LC no. 2012537035
ISBN 0230347738