Europe, regions and European regionalism

  • 277 Pages
  • 4.87 MB
  • English
Palgrave Macmillan , Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, New York
Politics and government, Region
Statementedited by Roger Scully, Richard Wyn Jones
SeriesPalgrave studies in European Union politics, Palgrave studies in European Union politics
LC ClassificationsJN34.5 .E873 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 277 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25085056M
ISBN 100230231780
ISBN 139780230231788
LC Control Number2010027561

Europe, Regions and European Regionalism examines the political role of regions and regionalism within contemporary Europe. Offering an up-to-date analysis of regionalism with a broad empirical scope, this book explores regions and regionalism in the period after the substantial enlargements of the European Union.

The New Regionalism in Western Europe is probably the most comprehensive and updated analysis of past and current trends in western European regionalism available this book does not only provide a comprehensive introduction to the study of regionalism.

It will also inspire future research on the transformation of territorial politics in western Europe to reach beyond Cited by:   Regions and Regionalism in Europe. The last 50 years has seen the rise across Europe of a new intermediate level of government and politics, usually referred to as a region.

However, the term region means many different things and can be approached from many different angles - geographical, historical, cultural, social, economic and political.

The book comprises three parts, The first sums up modern linguistic, geographic, and religious contours of Eastern Europe, while the second, main part delves into the region's history, from the earliest origins of Europe up to the end of the Cold War/5(61).

This book presents a new approach to studying the European Union’s regional and global relevance. It recasts into a dynamic perspective the three most significant systemic processes that define the EU as a regionalist project: its enlargement, neighborhood, and mega-regional policies.

Eurostat regional yearbook Statistical information is an important tool for understanding and quantifying the impact of political decisions in a specific territory or region.

The Eurostat regional yearbook gives a detailed picture relating to a broad range of statistical topics across the regions of the EU Member States, as well as. Using a quantitative study of Western European regions, which examine whether regionalism is related to cultural, economic and political characteristics of the regions, the book builds a model of the causes of regionalism.

The issues are further explored through case studies on Scotland (UK) and Rogaland (Norway). The EU invited Russia to join in the ENP, but it refused to be grouped with the EU’s other ‘neighbours’ among the former Soviet states, which are the target of its own continental regionalism.

Russia as a global power with G8 and BRIC membership, has been willing to have a Strategic Partnership ‘of equals’ with the : Michael Emerson. In contrast, this book will specifically examine the sub-regions in Asia (especially the Mekong region and Europe) as main cases from a political science and international relations perspective, aiming to establish a new/alternative international relations by carving out a political angle of sub-region as a new social unit of international society and attempting to shift the paradigm of conventional international relations.

The debates on regionalism have been polarized between European Union (EU) scholars and non-EU scholars, with the assumption being that regionalism within the EU and other regions of the world are quite distinct, with little to be learnt from dialogue with each other.

Comparative federalism and regionalism in Western Europe 2. The origins of federalism and regionalism in Western Europe 3. The centre and the regions 5. The centre, the regions and the party system 6. Intergovernmental relations and public policy 7.

The centre, the regions and plurinationalism Bibliography Cited by: The contributions to this second volume focus equally on tangible and intangible dimensions of Southeast European regions. They represent the region both as a territorial unit and as a mental construct laden with symbolic meaning.

The papers demonstrate that regions, be it the entire Balkan Peninsula or be it a small area somewhere in the mountains, can become palpable. Books shelved as regionalism: Regionalism and Globalization in East Asia: Politics, Security and Economic Development by Mark Beeson, A World of Regions.

The European Union and regionalism – roots of the “Europe of Regions” concept The relationship between the European Union and regionalism should be analyzed sep- arately for Western Europe (EU) and Central-Eastern Europe (countries which joined theAuthor: szul Roman. Europe is often divided into regions based on geographical, cultural or historical criteria.

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Many European structures currently exist, some are cultural, economic, or political - examples include the Council of Europe, the European Broadcasting Union with the Eurovision Song Contest, and the European Olympic Committees with the European l transcontinental.

`Europe of the Regions', will allow us to examine whether this concept is actually being reproduced in the real world. In fact, behind the idea of a `Europe of the Regions' lies the thought that subnational entities have little by little acquired.

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Since s, there have been increasing number of regional projects in world politics. European experience of integration(as a continuing response to crisis) dominates many of the regionalism studies.

Europe is the most studied and debated case. Individual chapters cover Africa, the Balkans, CIS Europe, East Asia, EU Europe, the Middle East, North America, South America, and South Asia.

The main focus is on the post-Cold War period, but the history of each regional security complex is traced back to its by:   A ‘Europe of the Regions’ would further the autonomy or even independence of places such as Scotland and Wales ‘in Europe’; it would help in creating regionalism in England and reforming the unwritten constitution of the British state with its archaic conception of sovereignty as the indivisible preserve of the Westminster Parliament.

There is a discussion of regionalism as a strategy for economic development, of the emergence of a regional level of government and of regions with the European New Regionalism in Western Europe will be essential reading for academics and students interested in European politics, future integration within the European Union and European political history.

Many of Europes fjords are located in Iceland and Scandinavia. North European Plain The North European Plain extends from the southern United Kingdom east to Russia.

It includes parts of France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany, Denmark, Poland, the Baltic states (Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania), and Belarus. More and more regions in Europe demand independence, greater autonomy and sovereignty.

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Do you think there is increased momentum for regionalism today. Nicola McEwen: We need to distinguish between the different forms of regionalism. First, there is the regionalism of territories that seek more autonomy within a Member State.

Webinar with the College of Europe 4 May, On Thursday, 30 Aprilthe Assembly of European Regions participated in a webinar entitled "Subnational Diplomacy in Multi-Level Europe.

The politics of regionalism has also had an impact at the pan-European level. The regions of Europe had lobbied for an increased say in EU affairs, especially the German Länder. This resulted in the creation by the Maastricht Treaty of the Committee of the Regions.

Regionalism, whether within or across national borders, is Europe's current and future dynamic. Its sources vary, but it is judged on many sides to be partly a protest against the authority of national capitals by people who see themselves as belonging, historically and otherwise, more to "Europe" than to Cited by: Learning Outcomes After studying this course, you should be able to: l recognise the varieties of region and sub-state nations that exist within Europe l explain the growth of regionalism l critically assess the view that what is evolving is a ‘Europe of the Regions’ l engage better with debates about the future direction of Europe, and the place of your nation or ‘region’ within it.

Since the mids there has been an explosion of various forms of regionalist projects on a global scale. The widening and deepening of the European Union (EU) is the most pervasive example, but regionalism is also made visible through the revitalization or expansion of many other regional projects around the world.

Jonathan Bradbury, Local Government Studies The New Regionalism in Western Europe is probably the most comprehensive and updated analysis of past and current trends in western European regionalism available this book does not only provide a comprehensive introduction to the study of regionalism.

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Does European Integration go beyond Europe. Internal Influences: The Role of Double Asymmetry 5. Testing Theory: New Regionalism as a Dependent Variable What counts in TRC. Puzzle and Questions Hypotheses Calculations and Analysis The Role of “internal” institutional factors 6.

ConclusionFile Size: KB. emerged. One is regionalism, the other globaliza-tion; instead of working through national capitals, European regions are linking themselves directly to the global economy.

Regionalism, whether within or across national borders, is Europe’s current and future dynamic, particularly for those who see themselves belonging more to “Europe.The WHO Regional Office for Europe (WHO/Europe) is one of WHO’s six regional offices around the world. It serves the WHO European Region, which comprises 53 countries, covering a vast geographical region from the Atlantic to the Pacific oceans.

WHO/Europe collaborates with a range of public health stakeholders in the Region and globally, to ensure that coordinated .Press Club Brussels Europe and Assembly of European Regions. books or simply the discussion of ideas in Catalan. The The rise of regionalism in : Nico Groenendijk.