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Security and Defence Policy in the European Union
 
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Security and Defence Policy in the European Union
 
 
Palgrave Macmillan
 
 
 
 
 
01 Jun 2007
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This major text by a leading authority on European security provides a full assessment of the historical, political and systemic reasons behind the rise of the European Security and Defence Policy (ESDP).


Description

This major text by a leading authority on European security provides a full assessment of the historical, political and systemic reasons behind the rise of the European Security and Defence Policy (ESDP).


Reviews

'[A] significant and valuable contribution…well organized and accessible…[Howorth] provides a clear, detailed and comprehensive analysis of one of the most important policy developments in the history of the EU.' - Alistair J. K. Shepherd, Journal of Common Market Studies

'...the most comprehensive study of the topic to appear in English to date...' - Toby Vogel, European Voice

'[E]mpirically rich, skilfully researched…illuminating and rewarding…[Howorth] should be commended...for accessible writing on complex issues.' - Johan Eliasson, EUSA Review

'...a book that is both rich in technical and historical details and engages lightly in theoretical debate...a pleasure to read.' Sonia Lucarelli, The International Spectator


Contents

Introduction: A New Security Actor on the World Stage
Disputed Origins - True and False Drivers Behind ESDP
Decision-Making: The Politico-Institutional Framework
The Instruments of Intervention: Military and Civilian Capabilities
Selling it to Uncle Sam: ESDP and Trans-Atlantic Relations
Towards a European Strategic Culture?
Back to the Front? The EU's Overseas Missions
The Major Challenges Ahead


Authors

JOLYON HOWORTH is Visiting Professor of Political Science at Yale University, USA and Jean Monnet Professor of European Politics at Bath University, UK.