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The Benefits and Limitations of European Union Membership as a Security Mechanism

Stoian, Carmen R. (2007) The Benefits and Limitations of European Union Membership as a Security Mechanism. European Integration, 29 (2). pp. 189-207. ISSN 0703-6337. (doi:10.1080/07036330701252136) (KAR id:3139)


With the fall of the Berlin Wall, the end of the post-1945 ‘pax Sovietica’ led

that emerged in 1989 is facing changing security concerns, which affect both the new

and has been affected by external security concerns. In particular, threats other

entrusted with the safeguarding of security in Europe. EU membership appears to

and external political and economic security concerns in transition economies in

these changing security concerns. Several countries, particularly Poland and Romania,

article concludes with policy recommendations for dealing with the limitations of EU

ensuring security beyond the EU enlargement.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1080/07036330701252136
Uncontrolled keywords: European security, Poland, Romania, European integration, EU enlargement, European Neighbourhood Policy
Subjects: H Social Sciences
H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > Kent Business School > International Business and Strategy
Depositing User: Suzanne Duffy
Date Deposited: 14 May 2008 07:12 UTC
Last Modified: 06 Feb 2020 04:00 UTC
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