David J. Bodenhamer
A Very Short Introduction
Simon Usherwood and John Pinder
11. Much accomplished … but what next?
The paradox of the EU might be neatly summed up by the events at the end of March 2017, when the latest edition of this work was being finalized. On one side, the celebrations of the sixtieth anniversary of the signing of the treaties of Rome were an opportunity to reflect on the extent to which the process of integration has become a fundamental part of European governance and government, reaching into almost every area of public policy and stretching further across the continent than any might have imagined at its start. On