International Relations and the European Union by Christopher HillInternational Relations and the European Union by Christopher Hill

International Relations and the European Union

EditorChristopher Hill, Michael Smith

Paperback | March 3, 2011

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International Relations and the European Union uniquely incorporates the study of the EU's world role into the wider field of International Relations. New chapters on the EU's relationships with emerging world powers, and its stance on energy and environmental policy confirm the second editionas the leading textbook on this subject. Beginning with an examination of theoretical and methodological frameworks, the book goes on to address the institutions and processes that surround the EU's international relations. Areas of key policy substance, such as security and trade are then outlined in detail, alongside the EU's relationswith specific countries including the United States, China, India and Russia. The second edition of International Relations and the European Union is thoroughly up-to-date with all the latest developments including the ratification of the Lisbon Treaty and the consequences of the global financial crisis. Contributions from leading experts encourage students to thinkcritically about the EU's role in world politics over the last fifty years and ask: who and what is the EU for, in its international relations? What should it be trying to achieve?
Christopher Hill is Patrick Sheehy Professor at the Centre of International Studies, University of Cambridge. Michael Smith is Jean Monnet Professor of European Politics at Loughborough University.
Title:International Relations and the European UnionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:500 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 0.03 inPublished:March 3, 2011Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0199544808

ISBN - 13:9780199544806


Table of Contents

Part One: Frameworks1. Christopher Hill and Michael Smith: International Relations and the European Union: Themes and Issues2. Filippo Andreatta: The European Union's International Relations: A Theoretical View3. Geoffrey Edwards: The pattern of the EU's Global ActivityPart Two: Institutions and Processes4. Sophie Vanhoonacker: The Institutional framework5. Carmen Gebhard: Coherence6. Christopher Lord: Legitimate and Democratic? The EU's international role7. Reuben Wong: Europeanization of Foreign Policy8. Michael E. Smith: Implementation: Making the EU's international relations workPart Three: Activities and Impact9. Jolyon Howorth: The EU's security and defence policy: towards a strategic approach10. Wyn Rees: The external face of internal security11. Amy Verdun: The EU and the Global Political Economy12. Sophie Meunier and Kalypso Nicolaidis: The EU as a trade power13. Karen Smith: Englargment, the neighbourhood, and European order14. Maurizio Carbone: The EU and the developing world: partnership, poverty, politicisation15. Stephan Keukeleire and Hans Bruyninckx: The challenge of the environment, energy, and climate16. Michael Smith and Rebecca Steffenson: The European Union, the Brics and the emerging new world order17. John Vogler: The EU and the United StatesPart Four: Evaluation and Conclusion18. Andrew Linklater: A European civilising process?19. Christopher Hill and Michael Smith: Acting for Europe: reassessing the european union's place in international relations

Editorial Reviews

Review from previous edition: "The volume provides an encompassing and therefore highly valuable account of the key aspects and issue areas of EU external relations, this textbook is undoubtedly a precious learning aid." --The Interfacing Spectator March 2006