By Cathleen Kantner
The post-Cold battle period observed an unforeseen bring up in intra-state violence opposed to ethnic and spiritual teams, brutal civil wars and uneven conflicts. these crises posed basic questions for the eu Union and its member states, to which Europe has to date confirmed not able to increase passable solutions.
This publication contends that public debates over wars and humanitarian army interventions after the chilly conflict symbolize an evolving means of comprehension and collective interpretation of recent realities. applying cutting edge computer-linguistic tools, it examines the dynamics of this debate throughout Europe and compares it to that of the us. In doing so, it argues that transnational political communique has formed ecu identity-formation in major methods and that, in attempting to come to phrases with very important crises and institutional occasions, shared understandings of Europe have emerged. facts from a variety of international locations, together with Austria, France, Germany, eire, the Netherlands and the uk, and spanning a continuing interval of sixteen years, this booklet empirically analyses those shared understandings of the ecu as a problem-solving and moral neighborhood.
This e-book may be of curiosity to scholars and students of diplomacy, ecu politics, defense stories, comparative politics, political communique and ecu integration.
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