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Title The external relations of the European Union : historical and contemporary perspectives / Pascaline Winand, Andrea Benvenuti and Max Guderzo (eds.).
Imprint Brussels [Belgium] : P.I.E. Peter Lang, 2014.
Edition Editions scientifiques internationales.

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Series European Policy, 1376-0890 ; Number 52
Collection "La cite europeenne" ; no. 52.
Subject European Union countries -- Foreign relations -- Law and legislation.
European Union countries -- Foreign relations.
Alt Name Winand, Pascaline,
Benvenuti, Andrea,
Guderzo, Max,
Description 1 online resource (406 pages)
Edition Editions scientifiques internationales.
Note Includes index.
Online resource; title from PDF title page (ebrary, viewed February 26, 2015).
Contents Cover; Contents; Abbreviations; The EU in International Affairs. A Global Actor ""Sui Generis"" (Andrea Benvenuti and Max Guderzo); Part I: EU External Relations with its Neighbours; EU Enlargement: A Success but Never a Simple Question of Time (H.E. David Daly); The Most Successful Policy of the EU; Accession -- Not an Inevitable Outcome; The Copenhagen Criteria; Getting to Know You; Not a Miracle Cure; Each Path of Engagement Unique; Tumultuous Change, Strong Benefits ; Differences in Collective Memory. Perception of Solidarnosc in Western Europe and in Poland (Dr Karolina Pietras).
Historical BackgroundThe Hot Polish Summer of 1980; Western Media Coverage of the Polish Summer ; French Press Reaction; The Cold Polish winter of 1981-82 and its Impact on France ; The Repercussions of the Polish Events on West Germany; Martial Law's Resonance in the Media; Solidarnosc's Ideology and Western Europe; Different Faces of Assistance to Poland ; Is there a French-German Polarity?; France and Germany Now ; Part II. The EU and the Asia Pacific Region; Australia, the "Messina Initiative" and the Establishment of the EEC, 1955-1958 (Dr Andrea Benvenuti); Introduction.
Australia's Early ResponseTowards the Establishment of the EEC; Australian Policy in the Aftermath of the Rome Treaty; Conclusion; Images and Perceptions of the EU in New Zealand in the 1950s (Natalia Chaban and Sarah Christie); Introduction; New Zealand Official Discourses on Early European Integration; Methodology; European Integration in New Zealand Print Media Discourses; Europe in NZ Press in the Early 1950s: Schuman Declaration (1950) and Treaty of Paris (1951); Framing European Integration on the Continent; Framing the UK's Reaction; Framing Commonwealth and New Zealand Responses.
Treaties of Rome (1957)Framing Actions of the Six European Nations Signing the Treaties ; Framing the UK's Reaction; Framing the Commonwealth and New Zealand Responses; Conclusions; The EU in New Zealand and Singapore. A Normative Power? (Dr Serena Kelly); Introduction; Methodology; The Case Studies: Singapore and New Zealand; Internal and External Constructions of NPE; The EU as a Sui Generis, Multilateral and Legal Entity; (Semi- )Soft Power Politics?; The EU's Values; Beyond the EU's Borders ; Evaluating NPE in Singapore and New Zealand.
Images of the EU in the Eyes of the Singaporean PublicImages of the EU in the Eyes of the New Zealand Public; Perceptions of Singaporean Elites on the European Union; Perceptions of New Zealand Elites on the European Union; Conclusion; The EU's Place in India's Foreign and Security Policy (Daniel Novotny); Introduction; India and Geopolitical Imperatives of South Asia; India's Foreign Policy Tradition: Idealist versus Realist ; Indian Ambivalence Towards Europe; The EU as a "Trading Superpower"; The EU and "Strategic Triangles" in South Asia; The EU and the US in India's Grand Strategy.
Summary The book analyses the attitudes of non-EU countries towards European integration in historical and contemporary perspectives. The authors study a range of actors in Europe and beyond to explain the impact of the creation of the European Communities on the international system and how the EU is perceived in the world. The book further shows the significance of the institutional interplay within the EU, and between EU institutions, member states and external actors led by their own internal dynamics to explain policy outcomes. It investigates to what extent the perceptions of the international c.
ISBN 9783035264975 (e-book)
303526497X (e-book)
OCLC # 905864927
Additional Format Print version: External relations of the European Union : historical and contemporary perspectives. Editions scientifiques internationales. Brussels, [Belgium] : P.I.E. Peter Lang, 2014 402 pages Collection "La cite europeenne" ; Number 52 1376-0890 9782875742308

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