The Domestic Politics of British Policy on the Euro

  title={The Domestic Politics of British Policy on the Euro},
  author={David Howarth},
  journal={Journal of European Integration},
  pages={47 - 68}
  • D. Howarth
  • Published 2007
  • Economics
  • Journal of European Integration
Abstract A wide variety of explanations have been applied by academics and journalists to explain the details of British government policy on the Euro. This article examines four leading explanations rooted in an analysis of domestic politics, arguing that British government reluctance to support Economic and Monetary Union (EMU) membership can be explained more in terms of ideologically infused intra‐party politics and the realities of neo‐pluralist (interest group) politics, while… Expand
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