Europe without Illusions

Europe without Illusions : The Paul-Henri Spaak Lectures, 1994-1999

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Co-published with the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, this book offers a critical assessment of European Union developments since 1994. It combines the texts of the five Paul-Henri Spaak lectures given at Harvard University in the 1994-2000 period, and a cogent analysis of the successes and failures of the EU by Professor Andrew Moravcsik, entitled "Europe without Illusions." The European Union is the most successful voluntary international organization in world history. Europe without Illusions explores the paradox that the EU recently completed perhaps the most successful decade of integration in its history, yet it continues to be widely perceived as unstable and undemocratic. The Center for International Affairs was founded in 1958 and was renamed the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs in 1998 in gratitude for the endowment established by Albert and Celia Weatherhead and the Weatherhead Foundation. The Center was created as a means of confronting global problems. The Center is the largest international research center within Harvard University's Faculty of Arts and Sciences. It is distinctive in its recognition that knowledge is a product not only of individual academic research, but also of vigorous, sustained intellectual dialogue among scholars and nonacademic experts. To stimulate this dialogue, the Center sponsors a wide array of seminars, research programs, workshops, and conferences.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 212 pages
  • 154 x 228 x 18mm | 327g
  • Lanham, MD, United States
  • English
  • 0761831290
  • 9780761831297

Table of contents

Chapter 1 Weatherhead Center for International Affairs: Executive Committee, 2003-2004 Chapter 2 The Paul-Henri Spaak Lectures-1994-1999 Chapter 3 Foreword: Jorge I. Dominguez Chapter 4 Preface: Frank Boas Chapter 5 Part I: Editor's Introduction: Europe without Illusions: Andrew Moravcsik Chapter 6 Part II: The Paul-Henri Spaak Lectures, 1994-1999: The Disappointing Partnership between British Governments and Europe: Why the Paul-Henri Spaak Tradition Rarely Embraces London: Right Honorable Lord Roy Jenkins Chapter 7 The Global Challenge: Opportunities and Choices in the Multilateral Trading System: Ambassador Renato Ruggiero Chapter 8 From Europe to EUrope: A Story of Hope, Trial and Error: Ralf Dahrendorf Chapter 9 The New Europe: Howe to Overcome Forty Years of Division: Uffe Ellemann-Jensen Chapter 10 Europe and the Balkans: The Role of Greece: George Papandreou Chapter 11 Part III: Conference Proceedings: Transatlantic Relations One Year after September 11 Chapter 12 Conference Participants Chapter 13 About the Author
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About Jorge I. Dominguez

Andrew Moravcsik is Professor of Politics and Director of the European Union Program at Princeton University. Professor Moravcsik holds a Ph.D. in Political Science from Harvard University.
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