How does the European Union affect devolution and nationalist conflict in member states? Does the EU reduce the scope of regional self-government or enhance it? Does it promote conflict or cooperation among territorial entities? These are pressing questions in Spanish politics, where devolution has been an important tool for managing nationalist disputes, and for the Basque Country, where protracted and sometimes violent nationalist conflicts persist. Addressing these issues, this book explores prospects for an autonomous Basque role in EU politics; institutional arrangements for autonomous co
9780719067501; 9780719067501; Copyright; CONTENTS; MAPS; TABLES; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; ABBREVIATIONS; INTRODUCTION; 1 The impact of European integration on regional power; 2 Devolution and the accommodation of Basque difference in Spain; 3 Basque participation in the state's EU decisions; 4 The Basque presence in Brussels; 5 More allies, more influence? The Atlantic Arc and transEuropean networks; 6 Basque taxation devolution and the EU's competition imperative; CONCLUSION; REFERENCES; Index
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