Societal actors in European integration: polity-building and policy-making 1958-1992

Wolfram Kaiser (Editor), J. Meyer (Editor)

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In this volume an international cast of contributors analyze and discuss the role of societal actors in European integration from the creation of the present-day European Union in 1958 to the Maastricht Treaty in 1992. Based throughout on newly accessible sources the authors discuss a variety of societal actors from political parties to business groups and civil society organizations demonstrating the scope and limits of their role in European polity-building and policy-making before the Maastricht Treaty, with an outlook on the period since then. This is an important text for students and Scholars of European Studies, European Union Politics and contemporary History.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationBasingstoke
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
Number of pages275
ISBN (Print)9781137017642
Publication statusPublished - 2013

Publication series

NamePalgrave studies in European Union politics
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan


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