The United Kingdom and EU enlargement in the Western Balkans: from ardent champion of expansion to Post-Brexit irrelevance

@article{KerLindsay2017TheUK,
  title={The United Kingdom and EU enlargement in the Western Balkans: from ardent champion of expansion to Post-Brexit irrelevance},
  author={James Ker-Lindsay},
  journal={Southeast European and Black Sea Studies},
  year={2017},
  volume={17},
  pages={555 - 569}
}
  • James Ker-Lindsay
  • Published 2017
  • Political Science
  • Southeast European and Black Sea Studies
Abstract This article examines the United Kingdom’s approach to the question of European Union enlargement in the Western Balkans. It shows that while Britain had no traditional attachment to the region, it championed expansion as part of its long-standing aim to widen EU membership to prevent deeper political union. However, as immigration from the EU increased after the 2004 enlargement and a Eurosceptic Conservative-led government took charge in 2010, official support for enlargement began… Expand
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