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What happens to Europe when the UK leaves?

A new book shows why the ever-closer union is not a given

By Alex Dean   March 2018

Photo: NurPhoto/SIPA USA/PA Images

In the wake of the “Leave” vote of 2016, the question of what Brexit will mean for Britain has received endless attention. Rather less discussed, over here at least, has been the question of what Brexit means for the European Union. How refreshing to see it tackled head-on in this new collection of essays.

Edited by Uta Staiger and Benjamin Martill (the former at UCL, the latter at the LSE), the book is divided into 28 essays (one for each current member state?). Each is written…

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