Sense of Sovereignty. How national sentiments have influenced Iceland‘s European policy

@article{Bergmann2009SenseOS,
  title={Sense of Sovereignty. How national sentiments have influenced Iceland‘s European policy},
  author={E. Bergmann},
  journal={Icelandic Review of Politics and Administration},
  year={2009},
  volume={5},
  pages={203-224}
}
  • E. Bergmann
  • Published 2009
  • Sociology
  • Icelandic Review of Politics and Administration
This paper asks why Iceland had until July 2009 chosen to participate in the European project through the EEA and Schengen agreements but not with full membership in the EU. It analyses if and how ideas on the Icelandic nation and its sovereignty affects the stance Icelandic politicians have taken towards the European project. Icelanders’ struggle for independence in the 19th century created a special kind of nationalism which gives prominence to the sovereignty of the nation as a whole… Expand
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