The European Union at the Crossroads

Sovereignty and Integration
  • Lisbeth Aggestam


The unique evolution of the European Union (EU) has posed a quandary to EU analysts since its inception. Its institutions and legal capacity have confounded traditional distinctions made between sovereign states and international organisations. The EU is a highly developed and multifunctional regional organisation committed to promoting ‘an ever-increasing union’ among its peoples, without necessarily forcing the withering away of the sovereign Member States.


European Union Member State Foreign Policy European Council Maastricht Treaty 
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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1997

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  • Lisbeth Aggestam

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