European Foreign and Security Policy: States, Power, Institutions, and American Hegemony

European Foreign and Security Policy: States, Power, Institutions, and American Hegemony

by Catherine Gegout

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ISBN-13: 9781442698727
Publisher: University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division
Publication date: 05/08/2010
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 256
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Catherine Gegout is an assistant professor in the School of Politics and International Relations at the University of Nottingham.

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Contents

List of Tables...........................................................................................................................5Abbreviations...........................................................................................................................6Acknowledgements...................................................................................................................8Introduction: Deciding Foreign and Security Policy in the European Union - A Brief Account of CFSP.......................................................................................................................................11Part One: CFSP - Theory and Practice.....................................................................................34Chapter One: Foundations for "Constrained Intergovernmentalism", a New Theoretical Approach..................................................................................................................................35Chapter Two: CFSP - The Machinery of Decision-Making........................................................56Part Two: Case Studies in CFSP - The Mechanism in Action.....................................................94Chapter Three: A Pure CFSP Case - The Condemnation of China's Human Rights Policy (1997-2005).............................................................................................................................95Chapter Four: A CFSP-EC Case - Sanctions Against the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (Spring 2000)............................................................................................................................119Chapter Five: A CFSP-ESDP Case - Institutional Relations with NATO (1998-2008)...............152Part Three: The Unexpected Actors in the CFSP System...........................................................179Chapter Six: The United States - Partial Bandwagoning..............................................................180Chapter Seven: The Commission - Modes of Intervention and Control in CFSP.........................204Conclusion: "Constrained Intergovernmentalism" - A More Complete Theorisation of the CFSP System......................................................................................................................................224Appendix.................................................................................................................................. Bibliography..............................................................................................................................249Notes and References...............................................................................................................317


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'Decision-making in the European Union is a process often characterized by obscurity and complexity. In European Foreign and Security Policy, Catherine Gegout explains, with a high degree of clarity, the real-world mechanisms by which agreements are reached among members.'

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