Intro to ES

Essay Questions for the second half of the semester – EU enlargment

Please answer ONE of the following questions:

1. Explain how the EU enlargement process works today. Do you think that enlargement benefits the EU?

2. Explain the concept of transformative power. Discuss one or two examples of the EU attempting to use transformative power in its relationships with other countries.

3. Do you think that Turkey should be allowed to become a member of the European Union? Explain the main arguments for and against Turkey’s membership.


Suggested Readings

– For an advanced enlargement chapter from the Wallace textbook, please click here.

– For an intermediate enlargement chapter from the Bomberg, Peterson and Stubb textbook, please click here.

– For an introductory enlargement chapter from the Cini textbook, please click here.




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