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Janet Laible and Scott L. Greer

government to engage in contingency planning with measures ranging from preparations for stockpiling food and critical medical supplies to provisions for the deployment of the military in the event of the collapse of order. Contributors to this volume, then, have attempted to assess the consequences of Brexit for the Single Market and economic governance in the EU, on the legal order and social construction of the European Union, and on the future external orientation and institutional forms of the EU without knowledge of what the final stages of the Brexit process will

in The European Union after Brexit
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Ireland in a changed Union
Ben Tonra

the area of foreign, security and defence policy. Moreover, Ireland’s experience of the 2008 economic crash, associated new EU economic governance regimes and the political challenges to the very nature of the EU project, has given rise to a range of policy challenges facing the Irish state. Brexit itself initiated something of a debate on Ireland’s strategic position vis-à-vis the UK and EU26

in Ireland and the European Union
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Nationalism in internationalism
Michael Holmes and Kathryn Simpson

EU member states coordinating policies and positions on a new European architecture on economic governance and the future of the single currency on an informal basis. 1 This potential new relationship is discussed by Tonra (Chapter 2), Gallagher et al. (Chapter 3) and Killian (Chapter 4). The Brexit crisis is also examined specifically in the context of Northern Ireland in the latter chapters of the

in Ireland and the European Union
From opt-outs to solidarity?
Aideen Elliott

]. Papagianni , G. ( 2013 ) ‘Forging an external EU migration policy: from externalisation of border management to a comprehensive policy?’ European Journal of Migration and Law 15 ( 3 ): 283–299 . Pascouau , Y. ( 2015 ) EU labour migration policy by other means? The potential impact of EU economic governance reforms on labour migration policymaking . Fieri Working Paper, European Policy

in Ireland and the European Union
Balancing, accommodation or driver of change?
María J. García

economy is to encourage liberalising reforms abroad that are compatible with their own economic governance preferences. Both the EU and US hoped to extend the disciplines covered at the WTO in terms of trade in services, government procurement (the EU) and rules governing IPR. However, concerted action by emerging and developing countries thwarted their ambitious agenda in the Doha Round at the WTO (see Narlikar and Van Hputen 2010 ; Hopewell 2016 ). Turning to bilateral agreements, the US Trade Representative at the time, Robert Zoellick, was forthright in declaring

in Latin America–European Union relations in the twenty-first century
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The politics and purpose of United Arab Emirates economic statecraft in the Horn of Africa
Karen E. Young and Taimur Khan

use of oil and gas products as aid in kind; the targeting of construction and real estate as both investment vehicles (for state and private sector firms) and employment strategies; the deployment of infrastructure development, particularly in ports; and the manipulation of central banks as quick fixes to a depreciating currency, all of these strategies relate to Gulf practices in economic governance. 20 The strategic aid priorities originating in the Gulf are generally quite

in The Gulf States and the Horn of Africa
Thomas Prosser

European economic governance to incorporate objectives related to growth. Certain authorities envisage an EU without the euro, Höpner states that ‘Europe would be better off without the Euro’ and commends the European monetary system of 1979–98 ( 2014 : 665), yet implementation difficulties mean that most favour reform of the euro. A number of strategies have been outlined; ideas such as Eurobonds, growth orientated monetary and fiscal policies and transfer payments to periphery countries are commonly suggested. The fortification of social integration, including the

in European labour movements in crisis
Paul Copeland

achievements made during the EU’s experiment with new modes of governance. The collapse of the US housing bubble and exposure of many European banks to the US sub-prime mortgage market gradually spilled over into a financial crisis and a fully fledged Eurozone crisis. The crisis has provided an exogenous shock that has not only tested 18 EU enlargement, the clash of capitalisms and the ESD the resilience of the European economy, but the progress made within the Lisbon decade, the robustness of EU economic governance and the unity of the Eurozone. Lisbon II attempted to

in EU enlargement, the clash of capitalisms and the European social dimension
Karlis Bukovskis and Ilvija Bruge

providing a comprehensive plan for alternative economic governance. Therefore, besides the acknowledgment that the ‘average Latvian is a social democrat’ (Urbanovičs, 2017 ), the social democratic ideology is part of the left, but as Jānis Ikstens also stresses: ‘In [Latvian] politics the Left is seen as Soviet and Russian [and] that leads to negative stereotypes’ (Kolodzieja, 2013 ). Some go even further, stating that in Latvia social democracy in public discourse is seen as synonymous with communism (Dinēvičs, 2017 ). In spite of public

in The European left and the financial crisis
David J. Bailey

Recession sought to advocate a coordinated supranational response that would consist of a reflationary programme focused on jobs, growth, protecting the vulnerable, achieving financial market and remuneration regulation, a tax on financial transactions and a form of economic governance that would ensure social cohesion and jobs were not forfeited by any attempt to limit public debt and deficits. Finally, any move to balance public finances should, social democrats focused on the EU level have argued, include an increase in tax revenues (secured from capital rather than

in European social democracy during the global economic crisis