chapter  10
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Some Concluding Remarks on Overlapping Integration in the Mediterranean Basin

ByWolfgang Zank

Finally, we can take a question from the introduction up again: Are the simultaneous processes of overlapping integration and identity assertion compatible or will they produce conflicts? As we have seen in the previous chapters, we can find both conflicts and cooperation. However, I mainly see a rather stable trend towards more cooperation. Conflicts do occur, but they do not seem to change the direction of developments.