Posts Tagged ‹EU conditionality

Wednesday, September 8th, 2010

Tom Gallagher – “Romania and the European Union – How the Weak Vanquished the Strong” Manchester University Press, Manchester and New York, Palgrave Macmillan, 2009

“Spare no one!” – seems to yell between the lines one of Tom Gallagher's most recent books. Written in 2008 and published one year later, “Romania and the European Union – How the Weak Vanquished the Strong” is undesirably relevant for 2010's Romania. Skilful national politics managed to drive an...
Wednesday, February 10th, 2010

The Impact of the European Union on Governance Reforms in Post-Communist Europe: A Comparison between First and Second-Wave Candidates

The article aims to elucidate the variation in governance quality (administrative and judicial quality) among those post-communist countries which were granted EU membership in the late 1990s. It is argued that the differences in governance development between the more advanced first-wave EU candidates (Luxembourg group) and the less advanced second-wave...

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