volume 18, issue 3, P377-400 2010
DOI: 10.1080/14782804.2010.507920
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Pierre P. Balestrini, Christopher Flood, Christopher Flockton

Abstract: Previous research has found that the socialisation process accounts for cross-national and cross-temporal variation in the level of public support for European integration-an effect explained as the socialisation theory. However, the theory has been tested only for the period up to the early 1990s, which coincided with the alleged permissive consensus. With the constraining dissensus, the related theory has been de facto assumed to be missing in action. In this paper, using Eurobarometer data from 1992 to 200…

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