What Happened to Fortress Europe?: External Trade Policy Liberalization in the European Union

Hanson, Brian T.
January 1998
International Organization;Winter98, Vol. 52 Issue 1, p55
Academic Journal
Focuses on the liberalization of the external trade policy in the European Union. Impact of regional economic initiatives on international economy; Role of international integration in the liberalization of the trade policy; Other factors that contributed to trade liberalization.


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