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The geopolitical implications of enlargement

Hill, Christopher (2002) The geopolitical implications of enlargement. In: Zielonka, Jan, (ed.) Europe Unbound: Enlarging and Reshaping the Boundaries of the European Union. Routledge, London, pp. 95-116. ISBN 9780415282536

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The book focuses on the evolving scope and nature of borders in Europe. It discusses how dilemmas of inclusion and exclusion could be handled in the new Europe, how new borders will change the geo-political map and who should be in charge of border policing and administration. It also looks at patterns of migration between current and future EU members, examines ethic minorities problems in the applicant states and analyzes the threat of transnational crime across the new borders of the Union. Speical attention is devoted to the eastern enlargement of the European Union. This book draws upon such diverse firelds as History, Sociology, Political Science and International Relations and contains contributions from an international range of respected academics.

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Additional Information: © 2002 Jan Zielonka
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
Date Deposited: 24 Oct 2008 10:23
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2023 08:58

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