Living with the European Union

Living with the European Union : The Northern Ireland Experience

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The experience of one region over 25 years within the European Union forms the basis of an examination of how the EU impacts on a region's economy, on its society and on its particular problems. In the case of Northern Ireland, inclusion in the European Union has coincided with the most sustained campaign of political terrorism in western Europe.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 207 pages
  • 140 x 216mm
  • Basingstoke, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1st ed. 2000
  • X, 207 p.
  • 1349413089
  • 9781349413089

Table of contents

List of Tables Notes on the Contributors Preface Introduction: Portrait of a Region A Region Among Regions: The Wider View ; T.Christiansen Europe and the Northern Ireland Economy; G.Gudgin Changing Scene: EU Impact on the Rural Economy; J.Davis Trading Partners: Northern Ireland's External Economic Links; E.Birnie For Richer or Poorer: The Social Impact; Q.Oliver European Rules and a Changing Environment; J.S.Furphy Europe and the Northern Ireland Problem; D.Kennedy The European Connection and Public Opinion; M.L.Smith Index
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About Dennis Kennedy

DENNIS KENNEDY has been a close observer of the European scene from an Irish viewpoint for the past 30 years. First, as a journalist (Diplomatic Correspondent of the Irish Times), he covered the entry negotiations that brought the United Kingdom and Ireland into the then European Economic Community. From 1985 to 1991 he served as Head of the European Commission's Office in Belfast. Since 1993 he has been attached to the Institute of European Studies at Queen's University, Belfast. His journalistic career includes periods in the United States (1963-64) and Ethiopia (1966-68) and he has reported widely on Third World matters and development cooperation.
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