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Mot en framtid under Europeisk Fana? - Omskakande händelser som drivande faktorer i processen mot en europeisk säkerhetspolitik 1945-2003

Björkenrud, Johan LU (2010) STVK01 20101
Department of Political Science
Abstract
The development of a security policy for Europe has been a long and arduous process, which bore fruit first at the end of the 20th century. What are the drivers behind this remarkable endeavour aimed at creating a policy regarding the defense of the European Union?
This thesis sets out to examine the effect of events on the shaping of the European Security and Defense Policy (ESDP), basing its theoretical approach on Jolyon Howorths thoughts in the book Security and Defense Policy in the European Union (2006), where he gives major events such as the end of the Cold War and 9/11 an important role in shaping the ESDP. By examining these and other events and following up their effects, this paper uncovers that major events truly have a... (More)
The development of a security policy for Europe has been a long and arduous process, which bore fruit first at the end of the 20th century. What are the drivers behind this remarkable endeavour aimed at creating a policy regarding the defense of the European Union?
This thesis sets out to examine the effect of events on the shaping of the European Security and Defense Policy (ESDP), basing its theoretical approach on Jolyon Howorths thoughts in the book Security and Defense Policy in the European Union (2006), where he gives major events such as the end of the Cold War and 9/11 an important role in shaping the ESDP. By examining these and other events and following up their effects, this paper uncovers that major events truly have a decisive impact on the process, but also that actors are as important when shaping the future direction for ESDP, and that their own agendas might either save or doom the whole project. (Less)
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author
Björkenrud, Johan LU
supervisor
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course
STVK01 20101
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
allians, transatlantisk, ESDP, NATO, säkerhet
language
Swedish
id
1608350
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2010-06-29 15:55:35
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  abstract     = {The development of a security policy for Europe has been a long and arduous process, which bore fruit first at the end of the 20th century. What are the drivers behind this remarkable endeavour aimed at creating a policy regarding the defense of the European Union?
This thesis sets out to examine the effect of events on the shaping of the European Security and Defense Policy (ESDP), basing its theoretical approach on Jolyon Howorths thoughts in the book Security and Defense Policy in the European Union (2006), where he gives major events such as the end of the Cold War and 9/11 an important role in shaping the ESDP. By examining these and other events and following up their effects, this paper uncovers that major events truly have a decisive impact on the process, but also that actors are as important when shaping the future direction for ESDP, and that their own agendas might either save or doom the whole project.},
  author       = {Björkenrud, Johan},
  keyword      = {allians,transatlantisk,ESDP,NATO,säkerhet},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Mot en framtid under Europeisk Fana? - Omskakande händelser som drivande faktorer i processen mot en europeisk säkerhetspolitik 1945-2003},
  year         = {2010},
}