IDEAS home Printed from https://ideas.repec.org/
MyIDEAS: Login to save this paper or follow this series

Portugal and the European Convention

  • Francisco Torres

    ()

    (Departamento de Economia, Gestão e Engenharia Industrial, Universidade de Aveiro)

  • Ana Fraga

    (Law Department, European University Institute)

A constant feature of the politics of European integration in Portugal has been the reactive position of negotiators supported by reactive political parties that resist any substantial institutional changes until policy makers at the top political level decide to adapt to the new rules. The fear of being left out of the political core of European integration is sufficient to silence the voicing of the customary resistance to change. Throughout the convention, public opinion was either receptive or indifferent to most proposed changes (and in any case not well informed), helping the politicians at the top to accept them all after a period of fierce resistance to any major institutional changes.

If you experience problems downloading a file, check if you have the proper application to view it first. In case of further problems read the IDEAS help page. Note that these files are not on the IDEAS site. Please be patient as the files may be large.

File URL: https://www.ua.pt/egi/ReadObject.aspx?obj=11003
Our checks indicate that this address may not be valid because: 500 Can't connect to www.ua.pt:443. If this is indeed the case, please notify (Marta Ferreira Dias)


Download Restriction: no

Paper provided by Departamento de Economia, Gestão e Engenharia Industrial, Universidade de Aveiro in its series Working Papers de Economia (Economics Working Papers) with number 18.

as
in new window

Length: 22 pages
Date of creation: Jun 2004
Date of revision:
Handle: RePEc:ave:wpaper:182004
Contact details of provider: Postal: Campus Universitario de Santiago, 3810-193 Aveiro
Phone: +351 234 370 361
Fax: +351 234 370 215
Web page: http://www.ua.pt/egi/
Email:


More information through EDIRC

No references listed on IDEAS
You can help add them by filling out this form.

This item is not listed on Wikipedia, on a reading list or among the top items on IDEAS.

When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:ave:wpaper:182004. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Marta Ferreira Dias)

If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.

If the full references list an item that is present in RePEc, but the system did not link to it, you can help with this form.

If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.

This information is provided to you by IDEAS at the Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis using RePEc data.