The New EUrope:Politics, Economics, and Foreign Relations

Edited by Yannis A. Stivachtis

ISBN: 978-960-6672-32-3, 388 pages

First published in 2010 by ATINER

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Table of Contents

 

List of Contributors

 

About Atiner

 

About the Editor

 

Acknowledgments

 

From the Old to New EUrope: An Introduction

Yannis A. Stivachtis

1

Part I: European Unions Foreign Relations

1.

The Past and Present in European Universalism: Implications for the Foreign Relations of the European Union

Yannis A. Stivachtis

17

2.

European Security: The Limits of Strategic Culture

Andrew Liaropoulos

43

3.

Value-Oriented Foreign Policy: Potentials and Risks of European Democracy Promotion

Marc Frings

53

4.

Diffusion, Rule of Law, and Democratization:

The Impact of European Law on Legal Reforms in Russia

Gordon B. Smith

65

5.

Human Rights and Inter-Cultural Dialogue in the Mediterranean

Gianluca Sadun Bordoni

79

6.

Internationalization of Higher Education:

Case of Establishing the Euro-Mediterranean University

Aleksandra Kovač & Nada Trunk-Širca

85

7.

Bilateral or Multilateral Trade Dispute Resolution?

Evidence from the European Unions Use of the Trade Barriers Regulation (TBR) and the WTO Dispute Settlement Procedure

Ka Zeng

99

Part II: Transatlantic Relations

8.

EU, NATO and Regional Security in Southeastern Europe and the Mediterranean Region

Adriana Seagle

115

9.

The Future of Transatlantic Economic Relations:

The Potential Impact of EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement on Transatlantic Trade Relations

Selen Sarisoy Guerin

143

10.

Europe-USA Relations: The Phenomenon of Economic Espionage among Allies

Ioannis L. Konstantopoulos

161


 

Part III: Immigration and Security in Europe

11.

Maghrebian Immigration as a Key Factor in Formulating EU Security Policy

Marlene Denice Elwell

187

 

12.

Immigration in Europe: The Balkan Dimension

Akis Kalaitzidis

199

13.

Italy: In Search of a Balanced Immigration Policy

David Felsen

209

14.

Skilled and High-skilled Migrations South-North/East-West: The Most Recent European Union Initiative (Blue Card)

Oscar Garavello

225

Part IV: EU Policies and Issues

15.

Entering European Monetary Union:

Changing the Absorption Efficiency of Economic Shocks for New Member States

Alfred Sitz

239

16.

How to Reform the EU-Budget? How to Limit and Hence to Trust the EU-Leviathan?

Auke R. Leen

253

17.

Runaway Bureaucracy?

The European Commission and Horizontal Aid Policy

Nikolaos Zahariadis

265

18.

In Search of an Internal European Energy Market

Nikolaos E. Farantouris

279

19.

Between Nationalism and Cosmopolitanism:

European Unions Language Policy

Yannis A. Stivachtis

289

20.

The 2004 Euroelectoral Contest Democratically Tested

Dionysia Tamvaki

317

Part V: Turkey and the European Union

21.

Turkeys Future Role as a Transit Country for Central and Caspian Natural Gas Transfer to the EU:

The Nabucco Project

Ozgur Tonus

333

22.

The Role of Turkey in Euro-Mediterranean Security: Challenges and Opportunities

Suhnaz Yilmaz

349

23.

European Union Reforms and Civil Society in Turkey

Hasan Turunc

361