The Eastern Enlargement of the European Union

In May 2004,eight former communist states in Central and Eastern Europe acceded to the European Union. This new book examines the Eastern expansion of the EU through a tripartite structure, developing an empirical, conceptual and institutional analysis to provide a rounded and substantive account of EU enlargement, with new theoretical insights. The forewordis bywritten by Pat Cox, former president of the European Parliament. John O'...