International Institutions and Socialization in Europe: Introduction and Framework

@article{Checkel2005InternationalIA,
  title={International Institutions and Socialization in Europe: Introduction and Framework},
  author={Jeffrey T. Checkel},
  journal={International Organization},
  year={2005},
  volume={59},
  pages={801 - 826}
}
International institutions are a ubiquitous feature of daily life in many world regions, and nowhere more so than contemporary Europe. While virtually all would agree that such institutions matter, there is less agreement on exactly how they have effects. This special issue brings together European Union specialists and international relations theorists who address the latter issue. In particular, we explore the socializing role of institutions in Europe, with our central concern being to… 
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