[PDF] ↠ The Choice for Europe: Social Purpose and State Power from Messina to Maastricht (Cornell Studies in Political Economy) Author Andrew Moravcsik – Anguillais.us

The Choice for Europe: Social Purpose and State Power from Messina to Maastricht (Cornell Studies in Political Economy)The Creation Of The European Community Ranks Among The Most Extraordinary Achievements In Modern World Politics Observers Disagree, However, About The Reasons Why European Governments Have Chosen To Coordinate Core Economic Policies And Surrender Sovereign Prerogatives In This Eagerly Awaited Book, Andrew Moravcsik Analyzes The History Of The Region S Movement Toward Economic And Political Union.Do These Unifying Steps Demonstrate The Preeminence Of National Security Concerns, The Power Of Federalist Ideals, The Skill Of Political Entrepreneurs Like Jean Monnet And Jacques Delors, Or The Triumph Of Technocratic Planning Moravcsik Rejects Such Views Economic Interdependence Has Been, He Maintains In His Provocative Argument, The Primary Force Compelling These Democracies To Move In This Surprising Direction Politicians Rationally Pursued National Economic Advantage Through The Exploitation Of Asymmetrical Interdependence And The Manipulation Of Institutional Commitments Focusing On Germany, France, And Britain, Moravcsik Examines The Five Decisive Agreements That Propelled Integration Forward He Seeks To Reintegrate The Historical Study Of European Unity With Theoretical Inquiry Into The Sources Of International Cooperation.

[PDF] ↠ The Choice for Europe: Social Purpose and State Power from Messina to Maastricht (Cornell Studies in Political Economy) Author Andrew Moravcsik – Anguillais.us
  • Paperback
  • 528 pages
  • The Choice for Europe: Social Purpose and State Power from Messina to Maastricht (Cornell Studies in Political Economy)
  • Andrew Moravcsik
  • English
  • 23 August 2017
  • 9780801485091

    10 thoughts on “[PDF] ↠ The Choice for Europe: Social Purpose and State Power from Messina to Maastricht (Cornell Studies in Political Economy) Author Andrew Moravcsik – Anguillais.us


  1. says:

    I bought this voluminous scholarly paper book five years ago, and haven t had enough time to read it from cover to cover so far However, as far as I read it partially, I felt at that time we can use it to deepen our thoughts It might be a little difficult for utter outsiders.


  2. says:

    Moravcsik argued convincingly for the importance of national economic self interest being the driving factor behind European integration National governments were beholden to economic interest groups which shaped policy to a greater extent than geopolitical considerations or technocratic preaching They pursued integration through a series of grand bargains , resulting in significant changes about once a decade There are problems with the sources the author employs, particularly with regards to the Gaullist period, and these problems were subsequently uncovered in academic journals and debates Overall, power considerations appear just as influential as economics indeed, the two are intimately related in a way that the author does not acknowledge As a student of Germany, this point is particularly salient, as the Federal Republic always had to walk a fine line and never reveal its economic...


  3. says:

    Moravcsik s overarching history of the postwar integration of Europe serves as the foundational text for his liberal intergovernmental theory of European integration While the book does an excellent job of providing a comprehensive look at the history of integration from Rome to Maastricht, the theory on which Moravcsik bases his analysis suffers from notable methodological and analytical shortcomings throughout the organization ...


  4. says:

    This book is famous for a reason within EU circles The model developed is one very different to preceding models of integration While it is a well argued and structured book, it has come under attack from many circles and for some time This does not stop it from being an important contribution and a book any EU ...


  5. says:

    TOO LONG Too long too long too long too long too long too long too long too long too long too long too long too long too long too long too long too long too long too long too long too long too long.Coulda gotten his point across in about 250 less pages.


  6. says:

    Dear Andrew Moravcsik I love you.

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