The Foreign Policies of European Union Member States

The Foreign Policies of European Union Member States


Edited by Ian Manners, Edited by Richard G. Whitman, Edited by David Allen


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  • Format: Paperback | 296 pages
  • Dimensions: 138mm x 214mm x 16mm | 260g
  • Publication date: 4 May 2001
  • Publication City/Country: Manchester
  • ISBN 10: 0719057795
  • ISBN 13: 9780719057793
  • Sales rank: 327,436

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The only comparative analysis of the foreign policies of European Union member states. Examines those policies which are 'Europeanised' through the EU's processes and those policies which are retained or excluded from these processes. Analyses the dual impact of the Maastricht Treaty on the European Union, and the post-Cold War environment on the foreign policy processes of the EU's member states. Argues for a distinctive approach to the foreign policy analysis of EU states which recognises the fundamental changes that membership brings after the Cold War, but also acknowledges the diverse role of policies which states seek to retain or advance as being 'special'. All the empirical chapters are structured by six sets of explanatory questions.

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Author information

Ian Manners is Lecturer in European Politics and International Relations at the University of Kent at Canterbury. Richard Whitman is Senior Lecturer in International Relations and Jean Monnet Lecturer in EU Studies at the University of Westminster

Table of contents

Introduction: the state of the art in the study of EU Member States' foreign policies, Ian Manners and Richard Whitman. Part one: primus inter pares? 2. France, Margaret Blunden 3. The United Kingdom, Anthony Forster 4. Germay, Lisbeth Aggestam Part two: commonalities and differences 5. Italy, Antonio Missiroli 6. Spain, Paul Kennedy 7. The Netherlands and Belgium, Ben Soetendorp and Rik Coosaet 8. Greece, Dimitrios Kavakas 9. Portugal, Jose Magone Part three: the (post-)neutral states? 10. Finland and Sweden, Lee Miles 11. Austria, David Phinnemore 12. Denmark & Ireland, Ben Tonra 13. Conclusion: a distinctive foreign policy analysis, Ian Manners and Richard Whitman.