This new booklet tackles key questions: 1) How is the european functioning as a safety actor? 2) How and to what quantity is the ecu affecting nationwide protection identities?
Focusing at the 4 greatest Nordic states (Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden), this incisive research analyzes how and to what volume the european impacts nationwide defense identities. It indicates how the ecu has constructed right into a detailed type of defense actor that, as a result of its point of political integration, has a big impression on nationwide safety methods and identities.
This new research applies a clean blend of integration concept, safety experiences and experiences of Europeanization. the most argument during this publication is that, instead of adapting to the altering stipulations created by means of the tip of the chilly struggle, the Nordic states replaced their safeguard ways based on the eu integration approach. It indicates how varied levels within the publish chilly struggle eu integration technique have prompted the nationwide protection methods of Sweden, Finland, Denmark and Norway. whereas all 4 protection ways appear to have been Europeanized, the rate and the nature of those alterations appear to range because of a mixture of differing ties to the european and differing safeguard coverage traditions.
This new e-book might be of significant curiosity to all scholars of ecu Defence, nationwide safety and of defense stories commonly.
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