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Understanding the factors that shape public preferences towards the EU and the role of public opinion in the EU is of primary importance to the future of European integration. This article investigates both causes and effects of public opinion: what are the origins of public attitudes towards European integration? And, what are the effects of these attitudes on policy makers and policy making Cited by: 4. Investigating public scepticism in Eastern Europe towards the EU, this book examines how citizens' and parties' responses to integration have been affected by economic, social, institutional and historical circumstances. Focusing on the importance of normative and instrumental bases of support and opposition for integration provides great insight. Anderson, Christopher J. and Karl Kaltenthaler () ‘The Dynamics of Public Opinion Toward European Integration, –’, European Journal of International Relations, vol. 2, Author: Christopher J. Anderson. Public support and attitudes toward European integration and the Common Market as a set of integrative institutions traversed a crisis during the s which few suspected. Evidence is presented which suggests that integrative efforts may have seriously lost ground rather than merely stagnating as had been forecast by the more pessimistic Cited by:
The analysis further shows that both opinion trends are cointegrated with public policy in this area: European integration appears to be significantly influenced, or constrained, by public opinion both in the core and by: Handley, David () `Public Opinion and European Integration: The Crisis of the s', European Journal of Political Research 9: Google Scholar | Crossref | ISI Hanushek, Eric and John Jackson () Statistical Methods for Social by: EUROPEAN PUBLIC OPINION AND MIGRATION: ACHIEVING COMMON PROGRESSIVE NARRATIVES Luigi TROIANI Integration in Europe” this book is to provide recommendations for national progressive parties that are struggling to find ways to deal with such a delicate issue without betraying their basic principles and values. A fur-. European integration, but conceptions of group membership appear to be more powerful. We proceed in two steps. First, we set up an economic explanation of public opinion on European integration. We identify six lines of theorizing. We cannot sacrifice comprehensiveness to parsimony because our analysis will be convincing only to the extent.
Contextual Policy Reading of Public Opinion Data | 3 Abstract In cooperation with Leiden University, we developed a framework for the contextual policy reading of public opinion data and recent trends in attitudes towards European integration. Our paper presents a log-. "European integration used to be crafted by a small elite, but today it is increasingly a function of party politics and broad public pressure. This is particularly so in countries that have recently built democracy on the ashes of communism and decided to join the European : Hardcover. The Dynamics of Public Opinion toward European Integration, CHRISTOPHER J. ANDERSON and KARL C. KALTENTHALER European Journal of International Relations 2 Cited by: In particular, Gilbert argues that European integration may well have reached its limit, given both the diversity across countries and public opinion in most member states. The book is quite up-to-date (through ), thus including the current economic and debt by: