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Europeanization, European Integration and Financial Services : Developing Theoretical Frameworks and Methodological Perspectives - Kerry E. Howell

Europeanization, European Integration and Financial Services

Developing Theoretical Frameworks and Methodological Perspectives

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Published: 25th May 2004
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This book deals with the political philosophy that underpins theories of European integration and develops an understanding of Europeanization based on downloading and up-loading. Downloading is the means by which EU policy is amalgamated with domestic legislation and institutions. Up-loading indicates the use of national governments or sub-national interests in the development of European integration processes. European integration takes place at the supranational level and in general, is distinct from Europeanization. Through a study of financial services regulation these processes are made explicit.

Preface and Acknowledgementsp. ix
About the Authorp. xi
General Introduction: Linking Levels of Theory and Methodological Approachesp. 1
Philosophical Perspectives and Theoretical Frameworksp. 17
Recognizing Civil Constitutions: Hegel and Kant as the Basis of Integration Theory?p. 19
Re-assessing European Integration Theoryp. 32
Uploading, Downloading or Crossloading? Conceptualizing Europeanization and European Integrationp. 41
Europeanization and European Integration: A Historical Perspectivep. 61
Europeanization and European Integration: Empirical and Historical Developmentsp. 63
Macro Uploading and Shared Beliefs: The Single European Act and Economic and Monetary Unionp. 77
Micro Uploading: Sub-national Interests and Supranational Institutionsp. 94
Europeanization as Situation and Process: Synthesizing Theory and Methodologyp. 105
Identifying Difference and Potential Shared Beliefs: Domestic Issues and Financial Services Regulationp. 107
Shared Beliefs and Micro and Macro Uploadingp. 123
Macro Uploading and Supranational Institutions: Formulating the Financial Services Action Plan (FSAP)p. 140
Europeanization Impacts on Member State Financial Services: Case Studies of the United Kingdom, Germany, Italy and Polandp. 151
General Conclusionsp. 174
Notesp. 180
Referencesp. 182
Indexp. 194
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ISBN: 9781403912558
ISBN-10: 1403912556
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 211
Published: 25th May 2004
Publisher: Palgrave USA
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.3 x 12.7  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.41
Edition Number: 1