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The Northern Ireland Question and European Politics

  • James Goodman
Part of the Contemporary History in Context Series book series (CHIC)

Abstract

European Union (EU) integration is focused on socio-economic issues rather than cultural or political concerns. Partly due to the weakness of a pan-European political identity it has been riven with conflicts between ‘national’, usually state-centred political orientations, and ‘regional’ orientations at the sub-state or supra-state levels. Across the EU this translates into an ideological division between issues ostensibly related to ‘national’ sovereignties and regional, EU-related issues.

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European Union European Union Level European Election European Politics European Union Institution 
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