The EU, Promoting Regional Integration, and Conflict Resolution

The EU, Promoting Regional Integration, and Conflict Resolution

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783319837604
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Publication date: 07/20/2018
Series: Palgrave Studies in European Union Politics
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2017
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 5.83(w) x 8.27(h) x (d)

About the Author

Thomas Diez is Professor of Political Science and International Relations at the University of Tübingen, Germany. He is the editor of A Different Kind of Power? The EU’s Role in International Politics (2014) and recipient of the 2009 Anna Lindh Award in European Foreign and Security Policy Studies.

Nathalie Tocci is Deputy Director of Istituto Affari Internazionali, Italy, Honorary Professor at the University of Tübingen, Editor of The International Spectator and Special Adviser to EU High Representative Federica Mogherini, on behalf of whom she drafted the EU Global Strategy.

Table of Contents


Introduction: Promoting Regional Integration and Transforming Conflicts?.-Adapting to regional challenges? The Brussels perspective on the promotion of regional integration and conflict transformation.- PART 1: Regional Integration and Conflict Resolution in the Middle East and North Africa.-Introduction: Middle East and North Africa.-Israel-Palestine: The Mediterranean Paradox.-Western Sahara: A “head-in-the-sand” approach to Maghrebi Integration.- Regional Integration and Conflict Resolution in Western and Eastern Africa.- PART 2: Regional Integration and Conflict Resolution in Western and Eastern Africa.-Introduction: Conflict and regionalism in Africa: framing the role of the EU.-The EU and regional integration in West Africa: what effects on conflict transformation?.- The Great Lakes and the EU: formal and informal regionalism and conflict transformation.-PART 3: Conflict and Regionalism in Latin America.-Introduction: The EU, Regional Conflicts and the Promotion of Regional Cooperation: A Successful Strategy for a Global Challenge?.-The EU, Regional Conflicts and the Promotion of Regional Cooperation: A Successful Strategy for a Global Challenge? – Colombia’s case.- The EU, Regional Conflicts and the Promotion of Regional Cooperation: A Successful Strategy for a Global Challenge? – Honduras case.-PART 4: Conflict and Regionalism in Asia.-Introduction: The EU, Regional Cooperation and Regional Conflicts: The case of the South China Sea Territorial disputes and the North Korean Nuclear Crisis.-The EU and Regional Integration as a Form of Conflict Transformation in the South China Sea.

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“This book provides an eminent analysıs of the EU’s foreign policy, specifically the promotion of regional integration and conflict resolution. In eight case studies of conflicts on four continents, the book draws efficiently on regıonal studies, security studıes and strategıc studies, the latter in the sense of focusing on the EU’s conflict prevention strategies.” (Knud Erik Jorgensen, Aarhus University, Denmark)

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