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Into Europe with the SAP: Sweden as an Eu member state

Christine Agius

in The Social Construction of Swedish Neutrality

Published by Manchester University Press

Published in print April 2012 | ISBN: 9780719071522
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781781701263 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7228/manchester/9780719071522.003.0008
Into Europe with the SAP: Sweden as an Eu member state

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Although Bildt's government was short-lived, the impact of Swedish politics and society was not insignificant. When the Social Democrats returned to power, they steered Sweden into the EU. This presented a particular challenge to neutrality for a European Union that had ambitions to develop a common security policy.

Keywords: Neutrality; Europeanisation; Security; EU membership

Chapter.  10763 words. 

Subjects: European Union

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