EUROscepticism and Monetary Security in Europe

  • Rafał Riedel


By deliberating on the correlations between the monetary security and the EUROsceptic views of the European citizenry and elites, this chapter addresses the problem of supranational monetary policy and the consequences it has for the economic security of the EU and its constitutive member states. The analysis starts with the introduction into the concept of EUROscepticism and its relations with the classical Euroscepticism. Then the second key term of the chapter is defined, which is the monetary security—nested in the general understanding of the economic security. Here, not only the author provides his own understanding of the monetary security, but also discusses its main levels, dimensions, functions and determinants. In the last part, the correlations between the two phenomena are discussed, followed by a conclusive part, summarising the main conclusions on the correlations between the phenomenon of EUROscepticism and supranational monetary integration.


European union Monetary integration Security EUROscepticism 


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  1. 1.University of OpoleOpolePoland

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