Flexible Integration in the EU: Classification and Problems of Institutionalization

DOI: 10.20542/0131-2227-2010-6-31-37

L. Babynina, Institute of Europe, Russian Academy of Sciences (IE RAS), 11-3, Mokhovaya Str., Moscow, 125993, Russian Federation (l.babynina@rambler.ru)

Abstract. The article is devoted to the flexible integration phenomenon in the European Union. Its various types and institutionalization patterns in the main EU treaties are considered. Its application is evaluated. The author also suggests the own proper classification of different types and forms of flexible integration.

Keywords: EU, flexible integration, advanced cooperation, variable geometry, variable-speed integration

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Babynina L. Flexible Integration in the EU: Classification and Problems of Institutionalization. World Eonomy and International Relations, 2010, no. 6, pp. 31-37. https://doi.org/10.20542/0131-2227-2010-6-31-37

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