Continuity and Change in the European Union’s Approach to Enlargement: Turkey and Central and Eastern Europe compared

David Phinnemore, D. Papadimitriou, Erhan Icener

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    Abstract

    Existing studies of European Union (EU) enlargement provide few answers to questions concerning continuity and change in the dynamics of the process. This article identifies a number of conditioning factors that have shaped the EU’s approach to eastern enlargement and traces elements of continuity and change in the EU’s handling of Turkey’s membership aspirations. The article focuses on three established factors – member state preferences, supranational activism and EU capacity – and two less prominent factors – public opinion and narrative frame
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)207-223
    Number of pages17
    JournalSoutheast European and Black Sea Studies
    Volume10
    Issue number2
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Jun 2010

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • History
    • Political Science and International Relations

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