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EU Actorness and Bosnia and Herzegovina

Trozic, Mirza LU (2012) STVM24 20121
Department of Political Science
Abstract
Today the phenomenon of actorness in international relations is perceived as important in portraying how influential and successful a state or an organization is in the international political scene. The aim of this thesis is to try to investigate the actorness of the European Union as a “sui generis” case in the world through the case of Bosnia and Herzegovina, a country in the near neighborhood of the Union and an aspirant country for the Union membership. The thesis will use as theoretical framework the work of Bretherton & Vogler to determine actorness and EU actorness, as well as the concepts of power including civilian, military and normative power. The aspects of actorness and the concepts of power will then be examined in the... (More)
Today the phenomenon of actorness in international relations is perceived as important in portraying how influential and successful a state or an organization is in the international political scene. The aim of this thesis is to try to investigate the actorness of the European Union as a “sui generis” case in the world through the case of Bosnia and Herzegovina, a country in the near neighborhood of the Union and an aspirant country for the Union membership. The thesis will use as theoretical framework the work of Bretherton & Vogler to determine actorness and EU actorness, as well as the concepts of power including civilian, military and normative power. The aspects of actorness and the concepts of power will then be examined in the context of EU – Bosnia and Herzegovina relations to empirically investigate the presence, and success, of EU actorness. (Less)
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author
Trozic, Mirza LU
supervisor
organization
course
STVM24 20121
year
type
H1 - Master's Degree (One Year)
subject
keywords
European Union, Bosnia and Herzegovina, actorness, actor, power, regionalism
language
English
id
2542976
date added to LUP
2012-06-27 10:58:18
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2012-06-27 10:58:18
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  abstract     = {Today the phenomenon of actorness in international relations is perceived as important in portraying how influential and successful a state or an organization is in the international political scene. The aim of this thesis is to try to investigate the actorness of the European Union as a “sui generis” case in the world through the case of Bosnia and Herzegovina, a country in the near neighborhood of the Union and an aspirant country for the Union membership. The thesis will use as theoretical framework the work of Bretherton & Vogler to determine actorness and EU actorness, as well as the concepts of power including civilian, military and normative power. The aspects of actorness and the concepts of power will then be examined in the context of EU – Bosnia and Herzegovina relations to empirically investigate the presence, and success, of EU actorness.},
  author       = {Trozic, Mirza},
  keyword      = {European Union,Bosnia and Herzegovina,actorness,actor,power,regionalism},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {EU Actorness and Bosnia and Herzegovina},
  year         = {2012},
}