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Author Bourne, Angela K

Title The European Union and the accommodation of Basque differnce [sic] in Spain / Angela K. Bourne
Published Manchester : Manchester University Press ; New York : Distributed exclusively in the USA by Palgrave, 2008


Description 1 online resource (xvi, 166 pages) : maps
Series Europe in change
Europe in change.
Contents 9780719067501; 9780719067501; Copyright; CONTENTS; MAPS; TABLES; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; ABBREVIATIONS; INTRODUCTION; 1 The impact of European integration on regional power; 2 Devolution and the accommodation of Basque difference in Spain; 3 Basque participation in the state's EU decisions; 4 The Basque presence in Brussels; 5 More allies, more influence? The Atlantic Arc and transEuropean networks; 6 Basque taxation devolution and the EU's competition imperative; CONCLUSION; REFERENCES; Index
Summary How does the European Union affect devolution and nationalist conflict in member states? Does the EU reduce the scope of regional self-government or enhance it? Does it promote conflict or cooperation among territorial entities? These are pressing questions in Spanish politics, where devolution has been an important tool for managing nationalist disputes, and for the Basque Country, where protracted and sometimes violent nationalist conflicts persist. Addressing these issues, this book explores prospects for an autonomous Basque role in EU politics; institutional arrangements for autonomous co
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 148-161) and index
Notes English
Restricted: Printing from this resource is governed by The Legal Deposit Libraries (Non-Print Works) Regulations (UK) and UK copyright law currently in force. WlAbNL
Subject European Union
European Union
Regionalism -- Spain
Nationalism -- Spain
Basques -- Spain -- Politics and government -- 20th century
LAW -- International.
Administrative and political divisions
Basques -- Politics and government
Spain -- Administrative and political divisions.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2008301405
ISBN 9781847792082
Other Titles European Union and the accomodation of Basque difference in Spain