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An Awkward Partner? Britain's implementation of the Working Time Directive
(Time and Society, 2001-03)
The dominance of member states in the field of social policy has been traditionally depicted as one of the main hurdles facing the development of a European social policy. Resistance by national government to the transfer ...
Permanent Representations to the European Union
(Diplomacy and Statecraft, 2001)
Despite the burgeoning literature devoted to the European Union, there has been little scholarly attention devoted to the role of EU Permanent Representations and the degree to which they act as a linkage between member ...
Getting to grips with European Union Foreign Policy
(Diplomacy and Statecraft, 2003)
What exactly is European Union foreign policy? For much of the last decade, EU foreign policy has often been regarded as being synonymous with the Common Foreign and Security Policy (CFSP) that was set out in the 1993 ...
The European Union: A Beginner’s Guide
(Oneworld publishers, 2012)
The United Kingdom and the Constitutional Treaty: Leading from within?
This chapter focuses on the UK government’s negotiating strategy in the IGC negotiations which led to the Constitutional Treaty. The chapter begins with an initial examination of UK negotiating strategies towards IGC ...
The European Union since 1945
Adapting to Europe
One of the most noticeable features of recent studies of European integration has been the growth in the number of publications that have focused on the impact that membership of the European Union has had on its member ...
The UK and Lisbon
(PIE Peter Lang, 2012)
In examining the case of Britain and the Lisbon Treaty, this chapter proceeds as follows. First, it begins by setting the domestic context within which the IGC negotiations took place. Second, it discusses the British ...
Bridging the gap: the UK between the US and the EU
(European Political Science, 2002)
Prime Minister Tony Blair’s decision to send Royal Marine Commandos to Afghanistan in the spring of 2002 resulted in the deployment of the largest military force assembled by Britain since the Gulf War of 1991. In 1991, ...
Diplomacy: The Impact of the EU on its Member States
What implication does membership of the European Union (EU) have for the national diplomatic systems of its member states? How valid is the notion of a collective EU diplomacy? These two linked but distinct questions ...