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Why does the EU look different through English eyes?

Pomfret, Richard (2021) Why does the EU look different through English eyes? LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) blog (13 Dec 2021). Blog Entry.

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The Brexit referendum was dominated by simplistic visions of the European Union. Critics portrayed the EU as vacuuming money out of the UK to support an overweening Brussels bureaucracy, while Remain supporters appeared tongue-tied in making a positive case to stay in the EU. Drawing on a new book, Richard Pomfret argues the process of European economic integration has alternated between periods of reform and apparent gridlock, but with substantial cumulative change over the last 75 years. At each major step, the UK hesitated or followed a false trail.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
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Additional Information: © 2021 The Author
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JZ International relations
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
Date Deposited: 21 Jan 2022 15:39
Last Modified: 21 Jan 2022 15:39

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