Unformatted text preview: It is mainly powerful domestic economic interests that determine national interest. Summary: 1) o Neofunctionalism is centered on the concept of spillover, which says neighboring countries will eventually cooperate with each other. It is not viewed as a zero-sum game. o Intergovernmentalism explains European Integration through the role of the state and domestic economic interests. It is viewed as a zero-sum game. 2) o What is a supranational institution? o If elite socialization implies that over time people involved in European affairs will shift their loyalties away from their nation state, don’t they shift because of economic interests, which would be defined as intergovernmenatalism?...
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- Spring '10
- European Union, European Monetary System, European integration, Intergovernmentalism, economic interests, European Council.