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Images Of Europeans: Transnational Trust And Support For European Integration, Gaspare M. Genna Mar 2017

Images Of Europeans: Transnational Trust And Support For European Integration, Gaspare M. Genna

Gaspare M Genna

Prior research on citizen support for European integration does not consider the influence
of individuals’ evaluations of European nationalities. The model developed in this article
argues that individuals harbour images regarding other European nationalities. These
images, which are tied to the economic development of the nationalities’ country, influence
transnational trust (the general trust that individuals put in another nationality).
Transnational trust explains support for integration, for it facilitates cooperation among
diverse groups. As a result, the overall transnational trust is important in explaining support
for integration. In addition, trust in nationalities from poorer countries has a stronger
impact on support ...


Assessing The Transformation Of Europe: A View From Political Science, Alec Stone Sweet Dec 2016

Assessing The Transformation Of Europe: A View From Political Science, Alec Stone Sweet

Alec Stone Sweet

No abstract provided.


The Impact Of The European Union’S Policy Towards China’S Intellectual Property Regime, Natalia Wyzycka, Reza Hasmath Dec 2016

The Impact Of The European Union’S Policy Towards China’S Intellectual Property Regime, Natalia Wyzycka, Reza Hasmath

Reza Hasmath

This article evaluates the effectiveness of two major European Union technical assistance programmes, IPR2 and IP Key, in shaping China’s regional intellectual property (IP) enforcement. It argues that although technical assistance programmes have been effective in influencing the national IP legal framework, it has been less successful in assisting regional policy enforcement. This is primarily the result of divergent economic priorities at the sub-national level. The article further assesses potential priorities for future IP technical assistance.


Rival Traditions Of Liberty: America Vs. The European Union, Steven Alan Samson Dec 2016

Rival Traditions Of Liberty: America Vs. The European Union, Steven Alan Samson

Steven Alan Samson

No abstract provided.