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The Enlargement of the European Union

Marise Cremona


This collection of chapters reflects on the fifth enlargement of the European Union, projected to take place in 2004. It examines the process of enlargement, its impact on both the candidate States and on the institutions and policies of the European Union. In so doing, it discusses these issues from a variety of perspectives — legal, economic, and political — reflecting the different dimensions of the enlargement project. This enlargement will be unlike any other, not only in terms of its scale, and the unprecedented nature of the lengthy and complex pre-accession process, but also in its wid ... More

Keywords: enlargement, European Union, candidate States, legal perspective, economic perspective, political perspective, pre-accession process, world community, Balkans

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2003 Print ISBN-13: 9780199260942
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260942.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Marise Cremona, editor
Professor of European Commercial Law, Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary, University of London