ISBN-10:
0754677826
ISBN-13:
9780754677826
Pub. Date:
03/16/2010
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Small States in Europe / Edition 1

Small States in Europe / Edition 1

by Robert Steinmetz, Anders Wivel

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ISBN-13: 9780754677826
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 03/16/2010
Edition description: 1
Pages: 248
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Robert Steinmetz, is a Press Secretary, Personal Assistant to the Minister, General Secretariat, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Luxembourg and Anders Wivel, is an Associate Professor, PhD, Department of Political Science, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Table of Contents

Contents: Preface: about the resilience of small states, Mario Hirsch; Part I Small States in Europe: Defining the Issues at Stake: Introduction, Robert Steinmetz and Anders Wivel; From small state to smart state: devising a strategy for influence in the European Union, Anders Wivel; Small state diplomacy compared to sub-state diplomacy: more of the same or different?, David Criekemans and Manuel Duran; Small states and the European security and defence policy, Clive Archer. Part II The Challenges and Opportunities of Small European States: Small states and innovation, Rainer Kattel, Tarmo Kalvet and Tiina Randma-Liiv; Small states, power, international change and the impact of uncertainty, Toms Rostoks; The fluid nature of smallness: regulation of the international system and the challenges and opportunities of small states, Plamen Pantev. Part III The Experience of Small States with the European Union: In a league of its own? The Netherlands as a middle-sized EU member state, Jan Rood; The foreign policy of Luxembourg, Jean-Marie Frentz; Slovakia and the Czech Republic in the European integration process: birds of a feather flying apart?, Mats Braun; Cyprus, small-powerhood and the EU's principles and values, Costas Melakopides; Neutrality inside and outside the EU: a comparison of Austrian and Swiss security policies after the cold war, Jean-Marc Rickli; The Icelandic crash and its consequences: a small state without economic and political shelter, Baldur Thorhallsson. Part IV Conclusion, Robert Steinmetz and Anders Wivel; Index.

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