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Kan Sverige ha inflytande? En studie om påverkansmöjligheter inom EU och GUSP

Valind, Peder LU (2013) STVK02 20131
Department of Political Science
Human Rights Studies
Abstract (Swedish)
Sweden, amongst others, is usually considered a small state in a greater European context. Small state influence in the European Union (EU) is a research field filled with vast potential and possibilities. This study focuses on Swedish influence on the Common Foreign and Security Policy (CSFP) of the EU and the different strategies that small states may apply in order to obtain influence in international organizations. To analyze the case of Swedish influence, a theoretical framework has been constructed in order to understand what different approaches may be used in influencing the European Union in general.
A qualitative approach has been pursued in order to find and partially explain Swedish influence on the CSFP. The findings of this... (More)
Sweden, amongst others, is usually considered a small state in a greater European context. Small state influence in the European Union (EU) is a research field filled with vast potential and possibilities. This study focuses on Swedish influence on the Common Foreign and Security Policy (CSFP) of the EU and the different strategies that small states may apply in order to obtain influence in international organizations. To analyze the case of Swedish influence, a theoretical framework has been constructed in order to understand what different approaches may be used in influencing the European Union in general.
A qualitative approach has been pursued in order to find and partially explain Swedish influence on the CSFP. The findings of this study conclude that it is possible for small states to obtain influence in the EU, but that measuring the scale of it is problematic due to several reasons. (Less)
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author
Valind, Peder LU
supervisor
organization
course
STVK02 20131
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
GUSP, EU, Sverige, inflytande, små stater
language
Swedish
id
3798575
date added to LUP
2013-07-01 12:56:55
date last changed
2014-09-04 08:27:38
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  abstract     = {Sweden, amongst others, is usually considered a small state in a greater European context. Small state influence in the European Union (EU) is a research field filled with vast potential and possibilities. This study focuses on Swedish influence on the Common Foreign and Security Policy (CSFP) of the EU and the different strategies that small states may apply in order to obtain influence in international organizations. To analyze the case of Swedish influence, a theoretical framework has been constructed in order to understand what different approaches may be used in influencing the European Union in general.
A qualitative approach has been pursued in order to find and partially explain Swedish influence on the CSFP. The findings of this study conclude that it is possible for small states to obtain influence in the EU, but that measuring the scale of it is problematic due to several reasons.},
  author       = {Valind, Peder},
  keyword      = {GUSP,EU,Sverige,inflytande,små stater},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Kan Sverige ha inflytande? En studie om påverkansmöjligheter inom EU och GUSP},
  year         = {2013},
}