The Blurred Boundaries and Multiple Effects of European Integration and Globalisation

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Abstract

This chapter presents analytical strategies for the study of European integration and Globalisation in concert. This is an increasingly important as well as a highly diverse field of inquiry. The chapter presents a series of research clusters in various ways concerned with the fundamental questions of how European integration contribute to, and are effected by, globalisation. By means of concrete research examples the chapter discusses the advantages of the research strategies and tools typically applied on the area and the challenges we face in this regard. This includes discussions of top-down and bottom-up research designs, process tracing, counterfactual analysis, comparative designs and comparative temporal analysis. The chapter gives special attention to the promotion of cross-fertilisation in this otherwise dispersed area of research and concludes by giving pointers to potential areas for mutual inspiration.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TitelResearch Methods in European Union Studies
RedaktørerKennet Lynggaard, Ian Manners, Karl Löfgren
Antal sider15
Udgivelses stedBasingstoke
ForlagPalgrave Macmillan
Publikationsdato2015
Sider237-251
Kapitel15
ISBN (Trykt)9780230363052
ISBN (Elektronisk)9781137183378
StatusUdgivet - 2015
NavnPalgrave Studies in European Union Politics

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Lynggaard, K. (2015). The Blurred Boundaries and Multiple Effects of European Integration and Globalisation. I K. Lynggaard, I. Manners, & K. Löfgren (red.), Research Methods in European Union Studies (s. 237-251). Palgrave Macmillan. Palgrave Studies in European Union Politics