Governing Europe

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Conclusion

Governing Europe
Anand MenonIn his preface, Jack Hayward explains how Vincent Wright would have handled writing a conclusion such as this, and how, in particular, Vincent would have sought 'to compensate for the divergences between authors by incorporating as much as possible of their diversity into his comprehensive comparative analysis'. Quite a trick to pull on the co-editor charged with concluding this volume.The aim of this chapter is far more modest than those Vincent would have set himself. It is, quite simply, to tease out the major themes that have reappeared throughout the book. In doing so it addresses six questions:
• What are the most striking features of the picture of contemporary West European politics painted in the preceding pages?
• To what extent has there been convergence between West European states?
• How can one go about accounting for continued divergences between political systems confronted by similar pressures?
• How has the European Union affected the political landscape in Western Europe?
• How serious are the problems of legitimacy confronting West European political systems?
• How do different methodological approaches impact upon our understanding of West European Politics?

The answers to these questions are neither clear nor straightforward. The various chapters not only address different issues, often from different perspectives, but also on occasion come to different conclusions regarding the same phenomena. What is apparent from the brief discussion that follows, however, is the richness, diversity and vibrancy of the subfield to which Vincent contributed so much.

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