Can the dominant theories in foreign policy analysis explain recent European events - particularly the twin 'revolutions' of the ending of the Cold War and the proposed further integration of Europe under the Maastricht treaty?
In European Foreign Policy leading international scholars address the implications of this question. Analyzing foreign policy changes in the new Europe, the contributors assess the state and foreign policy, foreign economic policy, the long term future of European security and the role of multinational companies. The book also focuses on foreign policy actors in the light of major theories. The discussions range from the examination of weak power theory in the context of Nordic reactions to th
About the Author
ABOUT THE EDITOR
Steven Rathgeb Smith, Editor of NVSQ, is Associate Professor of Public Affairs at the Daniel J. Evans School of Public Affairs and serves on the editorial boards of Voluntas, Public Management, the Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, and Nonprofit Studies. A prolific author, he has written and coauthored many books and articles including Nonprofits for Hire: The Welfare State in the Age of Contracting and Public Policy for Democracy. A frequent conference presenter, Dr. Smith serves on a number of international advisory bodies and is chair of the Nonprofit Management Program at the Evans School of Public Affairs at the University of Washington.
Table of Contents
PART ONE: INTRODUCTIONForeign Policy Theory and the New Europe - Steve SmithPART TWO: THE CHANGING FOREIGN POLICY CONTEXT OF THE NEW EUROPEBeyond the Stable State? - Michael Smith Foreign Policy Challenges and Opportunities in the New EuropeThe Long-Term Future of European Security - Thomas Risse-KappenForeign Economic Policy in the New Europe - Roger ToozeMultinational Enterprises as Actors - Gerd JunnePART THREE: FOREIGN POLICY ACTORS IN THE NEW EUROPEThe Evolution of the EC/EU as a Single Foreign Policy Actor - Ben SoetendorpTensions in Sovereignty - Frank Pfetsch Foreign Policies of EC Members ComparedAfter Maastricht - Alfred van Staden Explaining the Movement Towards a Common European Defence PolicyTesting Weak Power Theory - Hans Mouritzen Three Nordic Reactions to the Soviet CoupChanging Course - Bengt Sundelius When Neutral Sweden Chose to Join the European CommunityContext and Action in the Collapse of the Cold War European System - Olav F KnudsenPART FOUR: CRITIQUESWhat's New? - Marysia Zalewski Feminist Observations on the New EuropeResisting the Temptation of Post Foreign Policy Analysis - Ole W(scandinavian ae)verPART FIVE: CONCLUSIONIn Lieu of a Conclusion - Walter Carlsnaes Compatibility and the Agency-Structure Issue in Foreign Policy Analysis