European Politics Catalog 2013

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European Foreign Policy

  1. An Introduction to European Foreign Policy

    2nd Edition

    By Fraser Cameron

    This text is the best introduction to the history, institutions, actors, processes and challenges of European Foreign Policy. This 2nd edition has been fully revised and updated to reflect the substantial changes to European Foreign Policy as a result of the Lisbon Treaty and other significant...

    Published February 20th 2012 by Routledge

  2. The European Union as a Global Conflict Manager

    Edited by Richard Whitman, Stefan Wolff

    In recent years the European Union (EU) has played an increasingly important role as a manager of global conflicts. This book provides a comprehensive assessment of how the EU has performed in facilitating mediation, conflict resolution and peacebuilding across the globe. Offering an accessible...

    Published May 27th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Transatlantic Relations since 1945

    An Introduction

    By Jussi Hanhimaki, Benedikt Schoenborn, Barbara Zanchetta

    Transatlantic Relations Since 1945 offers a comprehensive account of transatlantic relations in the second half of the 20th century (extending to the present-day). The transatlantic relationship has been the bedrock of international relations since the end of World War II. This new textbook will...

    Published March 14th 2012 by Routledge

  4. EU Foreign Policy and the Europeanization of Neutral States

    Comparing Irish and Austrian Foreign Policy

    By Nicole Alecu de Flers

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    This book examines the effects of the Common Foreign and Security Policy (CFSP) of the European Union (EU) on the national foreign policies of Ireland and Austria. Small and neutral EU member states provide a fascinating case-study as the CFSP entails a dilemma for them. Their size may create...

    Published November 10th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Power and Leadership in European Foreign Policy

    Britain, France and Germany

    By Lisbeth Aggestam

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    Is the support for Europe as a global power an expression of an Europeanization of foreign policy? Or is this espousal simply instrumental to enhance national power through the medium of Europe? Britain, France and Germany are medium sized powers, who hold global ambitions in foreign policy. Yet,...

    To Be Published February 28th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Human Rights and Democracy in EU Foreign Policy

    The Cases of Ukraine and Egypt

    By Rosa Balfour

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    This book investigates the disparity between rhetoric and performance in the European Union response to abuses of human rights and transgression of democracy. With the Arab spring putting the spotlight on the EU’s self-portrait as committed to promoting global human rights and democracy, this book...

    Published December 20th 2011 by Routledge

  7. National Perspectives on Russia

    European Foreign Policy in the Making?

    Edited by Maxine David, Jackie Gower, Hiski Haukkala

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    This book presents a ground-breaking comparative study of the bilateral relations of all 27 EU member states with Russia and an assessment of their impact on the EU’s efforts to conduct a coherent and effective policy towards its most important neighbour. While there has been a lot of research on...

    Published May 2nd 2013 by Routledge

  8. The Europeanization of National Foreign Policies towards Latin America

    Edited by Lorena Ruano

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    Who shapes the European Union’s policy towards Latin America? How has this EU policy modified individual member states’ relations with the region? This book provides a comparative account of seven member states’ bilateral links with Latin America since 1945, in the context of their EU membership...

    Published November 6th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Transatlantic Relations in the 21st Century

    Europe, America and the Rise of the Rest

    By Erwan Lagadec

    Series: Contemporary Security Studies

    This book offers an overview of the interface between European integration, transatlantic relations, and the 'rise of the rest' in the early 21st century. The collapse of the Soviet bloc opened up an era in which the drivers and perceived benefits of the US alliance among European countries have...

    Published May 13th 2012 by Routledge

  10. EU Foreign Policymaking and the Middle East Conflict

    The Europeanization of national foreign policy

    By Patrick Müller

    Series: CSS Studies in Security and International Relations

    This book examines the interplay between the national and the European levels in EU foreign policymaking, focusing on the Middle East. European engagement in peacemaking in the Middle East dates back to foreign-policy cooperation in the early 1970s. Following the launch of the peace process in...

    Published October 14th 2011 by Routledge

  11. The EU’s Common Foreign and Security Policy

    The Quest for Democracy

    Edited by Helene Sjursen

    Series: Journal of European Public Policy Special Issues as Books

    This book reorients the study of European foreign and security policy towards the question of democracy. Blending insights from international relations and democratic theory, it aims to enhance our understanding of the issues at stake. The main structures, the institutional setting and the...

    Published May 15th 2012 by Routledge

  12. The European Union's Foreign Economic Policies

    A Principal-Agent Perspective

    Edited by Andreas Dür, Manfred Elsig

    Series: Journal of European Public Policy Special Issues as Books

    The European Union is a key actor in international economic governance. Through its foreign economic policies it plays a central role in the negotiation of international trade agreements, the global regulation of the financial services sector, and the provision of aid to developing countries. This...

    Published September 1st 2011 by Routledge

  13. China, Europe and International Security

    Interests, Roles, and Prospects

    Edited by Frans-Paul van der Putten, Chu Shulong

    Series: Asian Security Studies

    This book examines the roles played by China and Europe in the domain of international security in the 21st century. Bringing together Chinese and European expertise on the Sino-European Security relationship , this book positions Europe - both the EU and the major national actors - and China in a...

    Published February 21st 2012 by Routledge

  14. European Union Sanctions and Foreign Policy

    When and Why do they Work?

    By Clara Portela

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    Sanctions are an important tool within the foreign policy of the European Union, which have until now remained obscure to both scholars and the general public. This book examines sanctions as a political tool of influence and evaluates the efficacy of sanctions imposed by the EU against third...

    Published October 6th 2011 by Routledge

  15. European-American Relations and the Middle East

    From Suez to Iraq

    Edited by Victor Mauer, Daniel Möckli

    Series: CSS Studies in Security and International Relations

    This book examines the evolution of European-American relations with the Middle East since 1945. Placing the current transatlantic debates on the Middle East into a broader context, this work analyses how, why, and to what extent European and US roles, interests, threat perceptions, and policy...

    Published July 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  16. National and European Foreign Policies

    Towards Europeanization

    Edited by Reuben Wong, Christopher Hill

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    National and European Foreign Policy explores the processes of interaction between the national and the European levels in foreign policy making in European Union states. The volume also assesses the mutual influence which the Member States exert on each other, independent of the EU institutions,...

    Published September 13th 2012 by Routledge

  17. The EU Presence in International Organizations

    Edited by Spyros Blavoukos, Dimitris Bourantonis

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    This study provides a comprehensive discussion of all aspects of the European Union presence in International Organisations (IOs). The editors seek to explore both the political and institutional implications of the EU’s interaction with IOs and the effect of the EU’s presence on the functioning of...

    Published February 27th 2012 by Routledge

  18. Multilateralism in the 21st Century

    Europe’s quest for effectiveness

    Edited by Caroline Bouchard, John Peterson, Nathalie Tocci

    This volume focuses on multilateralism in the 21st century and examines how, and how effectively, the EU delivers on its commitment to effective multilateralism. Presenting results generated by MERCURY, an EU research programme into multilateralism, this book addresses a central research question:...

    Published July 24th 2013 by Routledge

  19. Understanding Transatlantic Relations

    Whither the West?

    By Serena Simoni

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    In light of the Arab Spring and after days of public quarreling that highlighted the divisions among NATO’s members on an agreement to give command of the "no-fly" zone in Libya to the Alliance, it is evident that the U.S. is having problems engaging with its European allies and partners. Why is...

    Published May 6th 2013 by Routledge