International Relations and the European Union (New European Union) (Paperback)

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International Relations and the European Union] takes a unique approach by incorporating the study of the EU's world role into the wider field of international relations. As the most comprehensive introduction to the EU's international relations written by leading experts in the field, it is the key text for anyone wishing to understand the EU's role in the contemporary world.

Beginning with an examination of theoretical frameworks and approaches, the book goes on to address the institutions and processes that surround the EU's international relations. Key policy areas, such as security and trade, are outlined in detail, alongside the EU's relations with specific countries, including the United States, China, India, and Russia.

Updates for the third edition include expanded discussions of three key perspectives to provide a rounded picture of the EU's place in the international system: as a sub-system of international relations, as part of the process of international relations, and as a power in its own right.

About the Author

Christopher Hill, Sir Patrick Sheehy Professor, University of Cambridge, Michael Smith, Professor of European Politics, University of Warwick, Sophie Vanhoonacker, Jean Monnet Professor, Maastricht University Christopher Hill is Patrick Sheehy Professor at the Centre of International Studies, University of Cambridge. Michael Smith is Professor of European Politics at the University of Warwick. Sophie Vanhoonacker is Jean Monnet Professor at Maastricht University.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780198737322
ISBN-10: 0198737327
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication Date: July 25th, 2017
Pages: 600
Language: English
Series: New European Union