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The European Union and the Baltic States: Changing forms of governance

The European Union and the Baltic States: Changing forms of governance (Hardback)

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This book explores how the Baltic States have adapted to, and been embedded in, a wider European environment and how they have become modern European states. It focuses on changes in the policies, politics and administrative practices that have taken place after 1991 in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, and on the influence of rules and ideas in the European Union. The authors investigate the meeting between national traditions, rule-making and practices - on the one hand; and traditions, rule-making and practices connected to the European Union - on the other. Drawing on organization theory, and the image of states as complex and fragmented organizations, this book discusses: * The forms of governance that are directed towards states, differentiating between regulative, inquisitive and meditative activities. * The logic of appropriateness and the scriptedness of states. To what extent do the states have to follow the rules, and to what extent are they able to do what they want themselves? * Adaptation processes in the state organizations.

This book examines how European integration prompts and accelerates new forms of governance in Europe; it will be of interest to students and scholars of politics, the European Union and the Baltic states.

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Bengt Jacobsson is Professor in Management and Organization Theory at Sodertorn University, Sweden. He has published extensively on the relation between changing forms of regulation in Europe and transformations in the nation states, including Europeanization and Transnational States: Comparing Nordic Central Governments (also published by Routledge).

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