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Poland: domestic discord makes for a problematic partner

Lewis, Paul G. (2010). Poland: domestic discord makes for a problematic partner. In: Carbone, Maurizio ed. National Politics And European Integration : From the Constitution to the Lisbon Treaty. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, pp. 108–125.

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Abstract

Poland entered the process that led to the agreement of the Lisbon Treaty with a commitment to retain the advantageous conditions it was awarded under the Nice Treaty. The nationalist credentials of the current right-wing leadership in Poland produced some lively disagreements with EU partners, but much of this was political rhetoric. Poland endorsed the Treaty with some delay, but gained some advantages from its vigorous pursuit of national interests.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Copyright Holders: 2010 Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1-84844-346-3, 978-1-84844-346-4
Keywords: Poland; Lisbon Treaty; European Union
Academic Unit/Department: Social Sciences > Politics and International Studies
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Citizenship, Identities and Governance (CCIG)
Item ID: 21964
Depositing User: Paul Lewis
Date Deposited: 13 Jul 2010 08:40
Last Modified: 26 Oct 2012 13:31
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/21964
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