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Crisis and Regional Integration: A Federalist and Neo-Functionalist Perspective

  • Søren Dosenrode
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Abstract

The word ‘crisis’ has been heard quite frequently over the last couple of years, both on a global scale (e.g. the environmental crisis, the financial crisis) and on a more regional/national level. A number of scholars of regional integration have often indicated that ‘crises’ may further regional integration (inter alia Haas, Riker, Schmitter), and their work will be used in this chapter with a view to giving a tentative answer to the following question: Will the current crises support or hamper regional integration?

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European Union Regional Integration Monetary Union European Economic Community African Union 
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