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European Defence Policy: Beyond the Nation State

Frédéric Mérand

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199533244
eISBN:
9780191714474
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533244.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, European Union

This book explains the creation of the European Union's Security and Defense Policy—to this day the most ambitious project of peacetime military integration. Whether hailed as a vital step in the ... More


Governance Beyond Borders

Jan Zielonka

in Europe as Empire: The Nature of the Enlarged European Union

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199292219
eISBN:
9780191603754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199292213.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter focuses on various aspects of “external” affairs in Europe. It first shows that the Union is not on its way to becoming a Westphalian type of international actor. Foreign and security ... More


How Defense ‘Spilled Over’ Into the CFSP: Western European Union (WEU) and the European Security and Defense Identity (ESDI)

J. Bryan Collester

in The State of the European Union: Risks, Reform, Resistance, and Revival

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297574
eISBN:
9780191598982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198297572.003.0018
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter examines the EU’s decision to expand the Common Foreign and Security Policy (CFSP) to include defence. It begins by considering the significant developments in the WEU’s half-century of ... More


Level, Development, and Structure of the Effectiveness of Western Democracies

Edeltraud Roller

in The Performance of Democracies: Political Institutions and Public Policy

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199286423
eISBN:
9780191603358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199286426.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter presents an empirical analysis of the level, development, and structure of political effectiveness in twenty-one OECD countries between 1974 and 1995. There are three main results. ... More


The EU—Who are ‘We’ and Where is the Enemy?

Alexandra Gheciu

in Securing Civilization?: The EU, NATO and the OSCE in the Post-9/11 World

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199217229
eISBN:
9780191712449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199217229.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter argues that the risk of terrorist attacks by transnational groups has been systematically invoked by EU bodies to justify the launch (or expansion) of a broad set of risk-management ... More


States in Stable Regions

Norrin M. Ripsman and T. V. Paul

in Globalization and the National Security State

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195393903
eISBN:
9780199776832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393903.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Aside from the major powers, there are other important security actors whose power, interests, and influence are more limited, but still are key players in the affairs of their own region and who ... More


Introduction

Frédéric Mérand

in European Defence Policy: Beyond the Nation State

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199533244
eISBN:
9780191714474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533244.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, European Union

The introduction explains the challenge posed by the European security and defense policy to the nature of the European state. Building on a critical dialogue between political sociologists and EU ... More


Trouble in Pax Atlantica? the United States, Europe, and the Future of Multilateralism

David G. Haglund

in US Hegemony and International Organizations: The United States and Multilateral Institutions

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199261437
eISBN:
9780191599309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199261431.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Takes up the relationship between the US and regional multilateral organizations in Europe, in particular, NATO (the North Atlantic Treaty Organization), and the European Union (specifically the ... More


The Major Powers

Norrin M. Ripsman and T. V. Paul

in Globalization and the National Security State

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195393903
eISBN:
9780199776832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393903.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

If globalization has truly revolutionized the way states pursue security, then we should expect to see dramatic changes in the security policies of the states that have traditionally been the most ... More


Legitimate Diversity: The New Challenge of European Integratio n

Fritz W. Sccharpf

in The State of the European Union, 6: Law, Politics, and Society

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199257409
eISBN:
9780191600951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019925740X.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Illustrates why the present institutional framework of the EU is no longer able to face new policy challenges. Provides an overview of general modes of EU policy‐making and then addresses concrete ... More


Constructing European Defence

Frédéric Mérand

in European Defence Policy: Beyond the Nation State

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199533244
eISBN:
9780191714474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533244.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, European Union

The chapter explains how strategic state actors interpreted the post-Cold War European security crisis, and sought to propose different institutional solutions which, to a lesser or greater extent, ... More


States in Regions of Enduring Rivalry

Norrin M. Ripsman and T. V. Paul

in Globalization and the National Security State

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195393903
eISBN:
9780199776832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393903.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines two regions of enduring rivalry: the Middle East and South Asia. It evaluates the security policies of leading second-rank states in these two troubled regions, as well as the ... More


A European Union with Teeth?

Jolyon Howorth

in The State of the European Union Vol. 7: With US or Against US? European Trends in American Perspective

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199283958
eISBN:
9780191603297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199283958.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Common wisdom has it that European disagreements over the American-led invasion of Iraq killed the prospects for a European defense and foreign policy—but the common wisdom is wrong. In recent years, ... More


The Europeanization of Foreign Policy

Frédéric Mérand

in European Defence Policy: Beyond the Nation State

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199533244
eISBN:
9780191714474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533244.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, European Union

For the past fifty years, diplomacy in Europe has been mainly about Brussels. The vast majority of European diplomats are involved in shaping the EU's common foreign and security policy or the EU ... More


Conclusion

Frédéric Mérand

in European Defence Policy: Beyond the Nation State

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199533244
eISBN:
9780191714474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533244.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, European Union

The conclusion develops the implications of the book's argument for the study of European integration and International Relations more generally. The conclusion is framed around two challenges posed ... More


EU Democracy Promotion Instruments: Evolution and Shortcomings

Richard Youngs

in The European Union and the Promotion of Democracy: Europe's Mediterranean and Asian Policies

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199249794
eISBN:
9780191600357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199249792.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter outlines the nature of the instruments introduced by the EU pursuant to the democracy promotion commitment and examines the shortcomings and lacuna that remained in the range of policy ... More


Weak and Failing States

Norrin M. Ripsman and T. V. Paul

in Globalization and the National Security State

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195393903
eISBN:
9780199776832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393903.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explores a final category of states: weak, failing, and failed states. It focuses on the states in the sub-Saharan African region, based on a belief that the African continent contains ... More


Conclusion: State Adaptation to a New Global Environment

Norrin M. Ripsman and T. V. Paul

in Globalization and the National Security State

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195393903
eISBN:
9780199776832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393903.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This final chapter summarizes the conclusions reached in this study and considers why many of the globalization school's predictions have fallen far from the mark. In this regard, it compares the ... More


The Performance of Democracies: Political Institutions and Public Policy

Edeltraud Roller

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199286423
eISBN:
9780191603358
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199286426.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This book offers a description and explanation of the performance of western democracies. It addresses two main questions: Is the performance of western democracies in decline? Do institutions matter ... More


The Quest for Coherence: Institutional Dilemmas of External Action from Maastricht to Amsterdam

Michael E. Smith

in The Institutionalization of Europe

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199247967
eISBN:
9780191601088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019924796X.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The focus of this chapter is on the institutionalization of a space for the Common Foreign and Security Policy (CFSP), and on efforts since the signing of the Maastricht Treaty on European Union ... More


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