At the end of the Cold War, the Western international community embarked on a large-scale project of promoting democratic change and consolidation in Eastern Europe. This book explains its mixed results. It examines the strategies of European organizations and the conditions of their success and failure.
'...offer[s] an enriched, valuable contribution to the socialisation/conditionality literature and the book is well worth a read for students and academics alike.' - David J. Galbreath, Europe-Asia Studies
Autorentext FRANK SCHIMMELFENNIG is Professor of European Politics at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich, Switzerland. He is the author of The EU, NATO and the Integration of Europe (2003), which received the Best Book Award of the European Union Studies Association.
STEFAN ENGERT is Assistant Professor of International Relations at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich, Germany.
HEIKO KNOBEL is a PhD candidate of International Relations at the University of Technology Darmstadt, Germany.
Inhalt Introduction Theory: Strategic Action in International Community European Socialization Agencies and Strategies Research Design: Variables, Cases and Methods Belarus Yugoslavia (Serbia) Turkey Slovakia Romania Estonia Latvia Northern Cyprus Montenegro Comparative Analysis: Conditions of Compliance Dynamics of Socialization Conclusions
International Socialization in Europe
European Organizations, Political Conditionality and Democratic Change