European Union Foreign Policy in a Changing World

European Union Foreign Policy in a Changing World

by Karen E. Smith
     
 

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This book provides a clear introduction to the complexities of contemporary European Union foreign policy, and offers a fresh and distinctive perspective on the nature of the EU’s international identity.
  • Highlights four particularly significant objectives of the EU, namely the promotion of human rights, democracy and good governance, the prevention

Overview

This book provides a clear introduction to the complexities of contemporary European Union foreign policy, and offers a fresh and distinctive perspective on the nature of the EU’s international identity.

  • Highlights four particularly significant objectives of the EU, namely the promotion of human rights, democracy and good governance, the prevention of violent conflict and the fight against international crime.
  • Assesses the effectiveness of EU foreign policy, by comparing its activities with those of other international actors pursuing similar objectives.
  • Balances in-depth analysis with clear explanation and accessibility.

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From the Publisher
''Karen Smith's extremely useful introduction to EU foriegn policy will appeal to a wide audience, from students of security studies to European integration. [T]his scholarly study will surely continue to be referred to in the years ahead.'
European Foreign Affairs Review

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780745625034
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/15/2003
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.05(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.68(d)

Meet the Author

Karen Smith is Lecturer in International Relations at the London School of Economics.

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