Small States in Europe: Challenges and Opportunities

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Robert Steinmetz, Anders Wivel
Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2010 - Political Science - 230 pages
The effects of recent institutional change within the European Union on small states have often been overlooked. Taking a number of small states as case studies, this innovative and sophisticated book offers an accessible, coherent and informative analysis of contemporary and future foreign policy challenges facing small states in Europe.
 

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Contents

Introduction
15
Small States and the European Security and Defence Policy
47
Small States and Innovation
65
Small States Power International Change and the Impact
87
Regulation of the International
103
In a League of its Own? The Netherlands as a MiddleSized
117
The Foreign Policy of Luxembourg
131
Slovakia and the Czech Republic in the European Integration
147
Cyprus SmallPowerhood and the EUs Principles and Values
161
A Comparison of Austrian
181
A Small State
199
Conclusion
217
Index
227
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Robert Steinmetz, is a Press Secretary, Personal Assistant to the Minister, General Secretariat, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Luxembourg and Anders Wivel, is an Associate Professor, PhD, Department of Political Science, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

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