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Transcending or Descending? European Integration in Times of Crisis

  • Zoe Lefkofridi (a1) and Philippe C. Schmitter (a2)

The European Union is at a make-or-break moment. The current crisis could be beneficial or detrimental for its future. We revisit Schmitter’s model of crisis-induced decision-making cycles (1970) and critically discuss why the current crisis might not be as benign as originally thought.

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