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    The EU's internal policies

    Dimitrakopoulos, Dionyssis (2022) The EU's internal policies. In: Kenealy, D. and Hadfield, A. and Corbett, R. and Peterson, J. (eds.) The European Union: How does it work? 6th edition. New European Union Series. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press. ISBN 9780198862246. (In Press)

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    Abstract

    The purpose of this chapter is to present the EU’s main internal policies in a way that compliments discussions of the EU’s institutions and policy-making processes in Chapters 3 and 5. The chapter first describes the different kinds of powers that the EU does and does not have, exploring how the EU requires the administrations of the member states to implement most of its policies. It then discusses many (not all) of the EU’s internal policies under three distinct headings. First, it discusses policies designed to build and expand the internal market, which remains the foundation of the project of European integration. Second, it explores policies designed to cushion, or correct, the impact of the internal market. Finally, it discusses policies that took the EU into new realms, beyond the original vision of constructing an internal market – realms that are associated with core state powers such as money, borders, and internal security.

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    Item Type: Book Section
    Additional Information: Reproduced by permission of Oxford University Press.
    Keyword(s) / Subject(s): European Union, public policy, European integration
    School: School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy > Politics
    Depositing User: Dionyssis Dimitrakopoulos
    Date Deposited: 18 Nov 2021 12:53
    Last Modified: 20 Nov 2021 07:49
    URI: https://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/45735

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