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How European integration affects blame games in national politics

Heinkelmann-Wild, Tim, Kriegmair, Lisa and Rittberger, Berthold (2020) How European integration affects blame games in national politics. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) blog (18 Jun 2020). Blog Entry.

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When things go wrong, governments frequently attempt to deflect the blame by shifting it onto other actors, such as previous administrations. However, as Tim Heinkelmann-Wild, Lisa Kriegmair and Berthold Rittberger write, European integration has provided governments with additional opportunities for blame avoidance, such as criticising the EU’s institutions or other EU member states. Drawing on a new study, they explain how the integration process has affected national blame games.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
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Additional Information: © 2020 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JZ International relations
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
Date Deposited: 22 Jul 2020 08:06
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2023 10:37

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