• Valentina Kostadinova
Part of the Palgrave Studies in European Union Politics book series (PSEUP)


This chapter draws together the key themes of the study. It summarizes the key findings on the research questions outlined in Chap.  1, by looking at the main features of the nature and functions of the transforming borders in the EU and major Commission contributions to the relevant processes.


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  • Valentina Kostadinova
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  1. 1.Department of Economics and International StudiesUniversity of BuckinghamBuckinghamUK

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