The relative power of member states in the council: large and small, old and new

Robert Thomson

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This chapter assesses the relative power of the member states in the council. Part of this assessment considers the relative power of large and small member states.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationUnveiling the council of the European Union
Subtitle of host publicationgames governments play in Brussels
EditorsDaniel Naurin, Helen Wallace
Place of PublicationBasingstoke
Number of pages23
Publication statusPublished - 24 Sep 2008

Publication series

NamePalgrave Studies in Europoean Union Politices
PublisherPalgrave MacMillan


  • power
  • member states
  • council
  • large and small
  • old and new
  • european union
  • european government
  • politics and policy
  • comparative politics

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