Synopses & Reviews
A comprehensive analysis of the foreign policy of the EU assessing the history, actors, processes, partnerships and rivalries of this key area of EU policy. The second edition includes additional case studies, a new chapter on foreign policy analysis, and is fully revised and updated to take account of the latest trends, issues and research.
'Distinguished by its extremely complete and far-reaching analysis, this is the ideal book for any course on the External Relations of the EU.' -Â Otto Holman, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
About the Author
Stephan Keukeleire is Jean Monnet Professor at Leuven International and European Studies (LINES) of the University of Leuven, Director of its 'Master in European Studies: Transnational and Global Perspectives', and Visiting Professor at the College of Europe, Bruges, Belgium.
Tom Delreux is Professor of EU Politics at the Institut de sciences politiques Louvain-Europe (ISPOLE) of the University of Louvain (Louvain-la-Neuve), Belgium.
Table of Contents
1. The Nature of EU Foreign Policy
2. European Integration and Foreign Policy: Historical Overview
3. The EU's Foreign Policy System: Actors
4. The EU's Foreign Policy System: Policy-making
5. EU Foreign Policy and National Foreign Policy
6. Key Issues in EU Foreign Policy
7. The Common Foreign and Security Policy (CFSP)
8. The Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP)
9. Trade, Development and Other External Action
10. The External Dimension of Internal Policies
11. EU Foreign Policy towards its Neighbourhood
12. Competition with Major Powers: The US, Russia, China, Emerging Powers and Islamism
13. The EU and Multilateral Organizations
Conclusions: Theorizing EU Foreign Policy