Portugal in the European Union
Assessing Twenty-Five Years of Integration Experience
To Be Published September 30th 2013 by Routledge – 224 pages
In 2010, 25 years will have elapsed since Portugal signed the Accession Treaty which allowed it to become a full-fledged member of the then European Community.
The volume elicits how Portugal has grasped opportunities and challenges emanating from its participation in the institutional, regulatory and political frameworks of the European Union (EU) as these became more intricate as well as intrusive. It scrutinizes the adjustments and transformations that took place in the Portuguese society, politics and economics as well as in the country’s international relations as engendered by its increasing enmeshment in the Community-building dynamics. Divided into three main parts:
This book will be of interest to students and scholars of European politics, EU studies, comparative politics and those with a strong interest in Portugal.
1. Introduction Laura C. Ferreira-Pereira Part 1: Twenty-five Years After: The Evolution of the Portuguese Politics and Economics 2. Portugal in the European Union, 1985-2010 Nuno Severiano Teixeira 3. The Europeanization of the Portuguese Political System Paul Christopher Manuel 4. The Transformation of the Portuguese Economy: The Impact of European Monetary Union David Corkill 5. Portuguese Elites and European Integration Diogo Moreira, António Costa Pinto and Pedro Tavares de Almeida 6. The Transformation of the Portuguese Society: The Role of Europeanization Michael Baum and Miguel Glatzer Part 2: The Adjustment to Policy Areas 7. Portugal and Common Agriculture Policy Miguel Rocha de Sousa 8. Portugal and European Trade Policy Maria Helena Guimarães 9. The EU’s Structural Funds in Portugal: Positive Results, Lost Opportunities and New Priorities Alfredo Marques 10. Portugal and the Lisbon Strategy Carlos Zorrinho, Arminda Neves and Manuel Laranja Part 3: The Redesigning of the Portuguese Foreign Policy 11. From EPC to ESDP: Going from Orthodox Atlanticism to Committed Europeanism Laura C. Ferreira-Pereira 12. Lusophonia and the Continued Centrality of the Portuguese-Speaking Community Paulo Gorjão 13. From Failure to Success: East Timor in the Portuguese Diplomacy Rui Novais 14. The Relations between Portugal and Spain: Three Decades after Accession Sergio Caramelo 15. Portugal’s EU Experience: What Lessons for the Newcomers? Sebastian Royo 16.Conclusion Laura C. Ferreira-Pereira and AJR Groom
Laura C. Ferreira-Pereira is Associate Professor of Political Science and International Relations at the Institute of Social and Political Sciences of the Technical University of Lisbon. Between April 2004 and March 2010, she was the Head of the Research Unit in Political Science and International Relations (NICPRI) of the University of Minho and Editor of the journal ‘Perspectivas-Portuguese Journal of Political Science and International Relations’. Since 2004 she is Member of the Steering Committee of the ECPR’s Standing Group on International Relations. Her current research interests focus on security and defence in the European Union (i.e. CFSP/CSDP), international relations of the European Union (with particular emphasis on relations with Africa and Brazil); Portuguese foreign and security policy; and the role of security organisations in post-Cold War Europe. Her recent publications include Inside the Fence but Outside the Walls: The Militarily Non-Allied States in the Security Architecture of Post-Cold War Europe, Oxford: Peter Lang, 2007; ‘International Relations in Portugal: The State of the Field and Beyond’, Global Society, 2009 (co-authored); and ‘Portugal and the 2007 EU Presidency: A Case of Constructive Bridge-Building’, The JCMS Annual Review of the European Union in 2007, 2008.