European foreign policy making towards the Mediterranean non member countries
Title: European foreign policy making towards the Mediterranean non member countries
Author: BICCHI, Federica
Citation: Florence : European University Institute, 2003
Series/Number: EUI PhD theses; Department of Political and Social Sciences
A comprehensive and theoretically informed examination of European foreign policy making towards the Mediterranean, from 1957 to nowadays. This dissertation focuses on the reasons and the patterns of Europeans’ actions, with a special emphasis on the early 1970s and on current times. It analyses how interest in Europe for the Mediterranean has generally arisen out of a shared sense of puzzlement in front of challenges, such as terrorism or migration, originating from the Southern neighbours. The dissertation casts new light on the role of member states as policy entrepreneurs in European integration, and explains European foreign policy as a way to collectively reconstruct a new understanding of Euro-Mediterranean relations.
LC Subject Heading: European Union countries -- Foreign relations -- Mediterranean Region; Mediterranean Region -- Foreign relations -- European Union countries; European Union countries -- Foreign relations -- Arab countries; Arab countries -- Foreign relations -- European Union countries
Defence date: 22 July 2003; Examining Board: Prof. Emanuel Adler, The Herbrew University of Jerusalem; Prof. Christopher Hill, LSE; Prof. Leonardo Morlino, University of Florence; Prof. Thomas Risse, Free University and European University Institute (Supervisor)
Published version: http://hdl.handle.net/1814/25495
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