The Europeanization of Interest Groups in Malta and Ireland

A Small State Perspective

  • Mario Thomas Vassallo

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
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  10. Back Matter
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About this book

Introduction

This comparative work examines the political and social context of interest groups in Malta and Ireland, two small island states at the periphery of an integrated continent. The author explores the impact of the European Union on their civil society's organizations and their gradual transformation at differing speeds and logics of Europeanization.

Keywords

Europeanization interest representation Malta Ireland Trade Unions Employers' Associations Social Groups Human Rights Groups Environmental Groups Small island states Europe European Union European Union (EU) human rights Institution Policy transformation work

Authors and affiliations

  • Mario Thomas Vassallo
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  1. 1.Department of Public Policy Faculty of Economics, Management and AccountancyUniversity of MaltaMalta

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