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Flexible Europe: differentiated integration, fairness, and democracy

Lorimer, Marta ORCID: 0000-0002-9214-3898, Bellamy, Richard and Kröger, Sandra (2022) Flexible Europe: differentiated integration, fairness, and democracy. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) blog (11 Feb 2022). Blog Entry.

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The principle of ‘differentiated integration’ allows some EU member states to pursue closer integration in specified areas without the participation of all member states. However, while differentiated integration has allowed the integration process to make advances that would not otherwise be possible, it also raises important questions about fairness. Drawing on a new book, Richard Bellamy, Sandra Kröger and Marta Lorimer set out the normative criteria that differentiated integration should respect to be considered fair and democratic.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
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Additional Information: © 2022 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
European Institute
Subjects: J Political Science > JZ International relations
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
Date Deposited: 11 Apr 2022 10:18
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 10:32

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