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Federalism - Institutional adaptation and symbolic constraints

Dardanelli, Paolo (2006) Federalism - Institutional adaptation and symbolic constraints. In: Church, Clive H., ed. Switzerland and the European Union - A close, contradictory and misunderstood relationship. Europe and the Nation State . Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, London, UK, pp. 17-35. ISBN 978-0-415-37199-5. (KAR id:1032)


Despite its geographical centrality and its considerable economic involvement in Europe, Switzerland remains unusual in that it is neither a member of the Union or the European Economic Area. At a time when the Union is both expanding and seeking to develop its integration, the country constitutes a real anomaly amongst west European states.

Policy barriers to integration: in trade and economics generally, in financial matters, and in social provisions relating to the movement of people.

This unique volume will be of interest to students and scholars of European politics and European Union politics

Item Type: Book section
Subjects: J Political Science
J Political Science > JN Political institutions and public administration (Europe)
J Political Science > JZ International relations
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Politics and International Relations
Depositing User: Alison Webster
Date Deposited: 19 Dec 2007 18:41 UTC
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