Conclusions and Implications for the Region and Beyond

  • Christian Hagemann
Part of the Palgrave Studies in European Union Politics book series (PSEUP)


This chapter summarizes the results of both the fuzzy-set Qualitative Comparative Analysis as well as the two process tracing case studies. It discusses the plausibility of the findings against the backdrop of competing hypothesis. It then specifies the contribution of the results to the field of Europeanization studies, post-communist transformation, and pre-accession reforms. It closes with the potential transferability of the findings to the context of the old member states and hints and interesting avenues for future research in this field.


Europeanization studies Post-communist transformation Pre-accession reforms 


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  • Christian Hagemann
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  1. 1.Technical University MunichMunichGermany

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