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European Security

1st Edition

Edited by Michael E. Smith


1,606 pages

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Addressing the need for an authoritative reference work to make sense of a rapidly growing and ever more complex corpus of literature, European Security is a new title from Routledge’s Critical Concepts in Military, Strategic, and Security Studies series. Edited by Michael E. Smith, it is a four-volume collection which brings together the foundational and the very best cutting-edge scholarship in a one-stop ‘mini library’.

Key debates covered in this indispensable collection include such hot topics as: theoretical and methodological approaches to the study of security in Europe; policies of national defence; European organizations as security providers; conflict prevention, peacekeeping, conflict resolution, and crisis management as reactions to regional insecurity; and the geo-politics of Europe and the wider world.

European Security is fully indexed and includes a comprehensive introduction, newly written by the editor, which places the collected material in its historical and intellectual context. It is an essential reference work and is destined to be valued by scholars and students of Military and Strategic Studies, International Relations, and War Studies—as well as by policy-makers and practitioners—as a vital research and pedagogic resource.

Table of Contents

Volume I: European Security from World War II to the Cold War

Part 1: The Road to World War II

1. R. A. C. Parker, ‘The First Capitulation: France and the Rhineland Crisis of 1936’, World Politics, 1956, 8, 3, 355–73.

2. Alan Alexandroff and Richard Rosecrance, ‘Deterrence in 1939’, World Politics, 1977, 29, 3, 404–24.

3. Robert G. Kaufman, ‘"To Balance or Bandwagon?" Alignment Decisions in 1930s Europe’, Security Studies, 1992, 1, 3, 417–47.

4. Daryl G. Press, ‘The Credibility of Power: Assessing Threats During the "Appeasement" Crises of the 1930s’, International Security, 2004, 29, 3, 136–69.

Part 2: Early Postwar European Security Dilemmas

5. Hans Speier, ‘German Rearmament and the Old Military Elite’, World Politics, 1954, 6, 2, 147–68.

6. Edgar S. Furniss, ‘France, NATO, and European Security’, International Organization, 1956, 10, 4, 544–58.

7. Nathan Leites and Christian de la Malène, ‘Paris from EDC to WEU’, World Politics, 1957, 9, 2, 193–219.

8. Fritz Erler, ‘The Reunification of Germany and Security for Europe’, World Politics, 1958, 10, 3, 366–77.

9. Arnold Wolfers, ‘Europe and the NATO Shield’, International Organization, 1958, 12, 4, 425–39.

Part 3: European Security and the Cold War

10. Harold Lubell, ‘Security of Supply and Energy Policy in Western Europe’, World Politics, 1961, 13, 3, 400–22.

11. T. C. Schelling, ‘Nuclear Strategy in Europe’, World Politics, 1962, 14, 3, 421–32.

12. P. Terrence Hopmann, ‘Asymmetrical Bargaining in the Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe’, International Organization, 1978, 32, 1, 141–77.

13. K. J. Holsti, ‘Bargaining Theory and Diplomatic Reality: The CSCE Negotiations’, Review of International Studies, 1982, 8, 3, 159–70.

14. Karl E. Birnbaum and Ingo Peters, ‘The CSCE: A Reassessment of its Role in the 1980s’, Review of International Studies, 1990, 16, 4, 305–19.

Part 4: Alliances and Arms Control in Europe

15. Pierre Lellouche, ‘Nuclear Deterrence and European Security: Towards a Not So "Happy Ending"?’, Journal of Strategic Studies, 1986, 9, 4, 59–69.

16. Charles Kupchan, ‘NATO and the Persian Gulf: Examining Intra-alliance Behavior’, International Organization, 1988, 42, 2, 317–46.

17. Jan Willem Honig, ‘The "Renationalization" of Western European Defense’, Security Studies, 1992, 2, 1, 122–38.

18. Kjell Goldmann, ‘International Opinion and World Politics: The Case of the INF Treaty’, Political Studies, 1993, 41, 1, 41–56.

19. Jeffrey W. Knopf, ‘Beyond Two-level Games: Domestic-International Interaction in the Intermediate Range Nuclear Forces Negotiations’, International Organization, 1993, 47, 599–628.

Volume II: From the Cold War to a New European Security Order

Part 5: Collapse of the Soviet Union and Yugoslavia

20. Michael Brenner, ‘The EC in Yugoslavia: A Debut Performance’, Security Studies, 1992, 1, 4, 586–609.

21. Stephen Van Evera, ‘Managing the Eastern Crisis: Preventing War in the Former Soviet Empire’, Security Studies, 1992, 1, 3, 361–81.

22. John A. Gentry, ‘Norms and Military Power: NATO’s War Against Yugoslavia’, Security Studies, 2006, 15, 2, 187–224.

Part 6: Institutions and the New European Security Order

23. Stephen Van Evera, ‘Primed for Peace: Europe After the Cold War’, International Security, 1990–1, 15, 3, 7–57.

24. Han Dorussen, Emil J. Kirchner, and James Sperling, ‘Sharing the Burden of Collective Security in the European Union’, International Organization, 2009, 63, 4, 789–810.

Part 7: Securing Central/Eastern Europe

25. Theodor Winkler, ‘Central Europe and the Post-Cold War European Security Order’, European Security, 1992, 1, 4, 15–40.

26. F. Stephen Larrabee, ‘Down and Out in Warsaw and Budapest: Eastern Europe and East-West Migration’, International Security, 1992, 16, 4, 5–33.

27. Vasil Hudak, ‘East-Central Europe and the Czech and Slovak Republics in a New Security Environment’, European Security, 1992, 1, 4, 118–45.

28. C. J. Dick, J. F. Dunn, and J. B. K. Lough, ‘Potential Sources of Conflict in Post-Communist Europe’, European Security, 1993, 2, 3, 386–406.

Part 8: States and the New European Security Order

29. Joanne Wright, ‘France and European Security’, European Security, 1993, 2, 1, 23–43.

30. Walter Carlsnaes, ‘Sweden Facing the New Europe: Whither Neutrality?’, European Security, 1993, 2, 1, 71–89.

31. Christine Ingebritsen, ‘Redefining National Security: Scandinavia Comes Out of the Cold’, Journal of Strategic Studies, 1997, 20, 27–44.

32. John Duffield, ‘Political Culture and State Behavior: Why Germany Confounds Realism’, International Organization, 1999, 53, 4, 765–803.

Volume III: European Security in the New Millennium

Part 9: Building Europe’s Security and Defence Policy

33. Anne Deighton, ‘The European Security and Defence Policy’, Journal of Common Market Studies, 2002, 40, 719–41.

34. Henrik Larsen, ‘The EU: A Global Military Actor?’, Cooperation and Conflict, 2002, 37, 283–302.

35. Jolyon Howorth, ‘ESDP and NATO: Wedlock or Deadlock’, Cooperation & Conflict, 2003, 38, 235–54.

36. Susan E. Penska and Warren L. Mason, ‘EU Security Cooperation and the Transatlantic Relationship’, Cooperation and Conflict, 2003, 38, 255–80.

Part 10: Contending Views of European Security Co-operation

37. Wolfgang Wagner, ‘Why the EU’s Common Foreign and Security Policy Will Remain Intergovernmental: A Rationalist Institutional Choice Analysis of European Crisis Management Policy’, Journal of European Public Policy, 2003, 10, 576–95.

38. Ben Tonra, ‘Constructing the Common Foreign and Security Policy: The Utility of a Cognitive Approach’, Journal of Common Market Studies, 2003, 41, 731–56.

39. Stephanie Anderson and Thomas R. Seitz, ‘European Security and Defense Policy Demystified: Nation-building and Identity in the European Union’, Armed Forces & Society, 2006, 33, 24–42.

40. Barry R. Posen, ‘European Union Security and Defense Policy: A Response to Unipolarity?’, Security Studies, 2006, 15, 2, 149–86.

Part 11: European Security Strategy and Strategic Culture

41. Gerrard Quille, ‘The European Security Strategy: A Framework for EU Security Interests?’, International Peacekeeping, 2004, 11, 3, 422–38.

42. Catriona Gourlay, ‘European Union Procedures and Resources for Crisis Management’, International Peacekeeping, 2004, 11, 404–21.

43. Paul Cornish and Geoffrey Edwards, ‘The Strategic Culture of the European Union: A Progress Report’, International Affairs, 2005, 81, 4, 801–20.

44. Christoph Meyer, ‘Convergence Towards a European Strategic Culture? A Constructivist Framework for Explaining Changing Norms’, European Journal of International Relations, 2005, 11, 523–49.

45. Per M. Norheim-Martinsen, ‘EU Strategic Culture: When the Means Becomes the End’, Contemporary Security Policy, 2011, 32, 3, 517–34.

Part 12: Borders, Policing, Counter-Insurgency, and Counter-Piracy

46. Kari M. Osland, ‘The EU Police Mission in Bosnia and Herzegovina’, International Peacekeeping, 2004, 11, 544–60.

47. Thomas Diez, Stephan Stetter, and Mathias Albert, ‘The European Union and Border Conflicts: The Transformative Power of Integration’, International Organization, 2006, 60, 3, 563–93.

48. Tim Bird, ‘The European Union and Counter-Insurgency: Capability, Credibility, and Political Will’, Contemporary Security Policy, 2007, 28, 1, 182–96.

49. Basil Germond and Michael E. Smith, ‘Re-thinking European Security Interests and the CSDP: Explaining the EU’s Anti-Piracy Operation’, Contemporary Security Policy, 2009, 30, 3, 573–93.

50. Francesco Strazzari and Alessandro Russo, ‘US Mainland, EU Archipelago? Convergence and Divergence on Transnational Organised Crime’, European Security, 2014, 23, 4, 529–45.

Volume IV: The Evolving European Security Agenda

Part 13: European Security, Legitimacy, and Military Power

51. Sten Rynning, ‘Why Not NATO? Military Planning in the European Union’, Journal of Strategic Studies, 2003, 26, 1, 53–72.

52. Wolfgang Wagner, ‘The Democratic Control of Military Power Europe’, Journal of European Public Policy, 2006, 13, 200–16.

53. Christopher Reynolds, ‘Military Capability Development in the ESDP: Towards Effective Governance?’, Contemporary Security Policy, 2007, 28, 2, 357–83.

54. Dirk Peters, ‘European Security for the People? Public Opinion and the EU’s Common Foreign, Security, and Defence Policy’, European Security, 2014, 23, 4, 388–408.

55. Matthias Dembinski and Jutta Joachim, ‘Civil Society and the European Common Security and Defence Policy’, European Security, 2014, 23, 4, 449–65.

Part 14: Crisis Response/Conflict Prevention and the ‘Comprehensive Approach’

56. Charles C. Pentland, ‘From Words to Deeds: Strategic Culture and the European Union’s Balkan Military Missions’, Contemporary Security Policy, 2011, 32, 3, 551–66.

57. Arnold H. Kammel, ‘Putting Ideas into Action: EU Civilian Crisis Management in the Western Balkans’, Contemporary Security Policy, 2011, 32, 3, 625–43.

58. Michael E. Smith, ‘Institutionalizing the "Comprehensive Approach" to EU Security’, European Foreign Affairs Review, 2013, 18, 25–44.

59. Claudia Major and Christian Mölling, ‘Towards an EU Peacebuilding Strategy: The Effects of the Lisbon Treaty on the Comprehensive Approach in the Area of Civilian Crisis Management’, European Foreign Affairs Review, 2013, 18, 45–62.

60. Alexander Mattelaer, ‘The Empty Promise of Comprehensive Planning in EU Crisis Management’, European Foreign Affairs Review, 2013, 18, 125–45.

Part 15: Terrorism and Nuclear Weapons

61. Warren Chin, ‘The United Kingdom and the War on Terror: The Breakdown of National and Military Strategy’, Contemporary Security Policy, 2009, 30, 1, 125–46.

62. Jörg Monar, ‘EU Internal Security Governance: The Case of Counter-terrorism’, European Security, 2014, 23, 2, 195–209.

63. Jean-Loup Samaan and David C. Gompert, ‘French Nuclear Weapons, Euro-deterrence, and NATO’, Contemporary Security Policy, 2009, 30, 3, 486–504.

64. Stéfanie von Hlatky, ‘Transatlantic Cooperation, Alliance Politics, and Extended Deterrence: European Perceptions of Nuclear Weapons’, European Security, 2014, 23, 1, 1–14.

65. Andrew Cottey, ‘The EU’s Non-proliferation Strategy Ten Years On’, European Foreign Affairs Review, 2014, 19, 1, 45–64.

66. Liviu Horovitz, ‘Why Do They Want American Nukes? Central and Eastern European Positions Regarding Nuclear Weapons’, European Security, 2014, 23, 1, 73–89.

Part 16: European Energy and Infrastructure Security

67. Andrej Krickovic, ‘When Interdependence Produces Conflict: EU–Russia Energy Relations as a Security Dilemma’, Contemporary Security Policy, 2015, 36, 1, 3–26.

68. Katri Pynnöniemi and Irina Busygina, ‘Critical Infrastructure Protection and Russia’s Hybrid Regime’, European Security, 2013, 22, 4, 559–75.

69. Annagret Bendiek and Andrew L. Porter, ‘European Cyber Security Policy Within a Global Multistakeholder Structure’, European Foreign Affairs Review, 2013, 18, 2, 155–80.

70. Raphael Bosson, ‘The European Programme for the Protection of Critical Infrastructures: Meta-governing a New Security Problem?’, European Security, 2014, 23, 2, 210–26.

71. Krzysztof Feliks Silwinski, ‘Moving Beyond the European Union’s Weakness as a Cyber-security Agent’, Contemporary Security Policy, 2014, 35, 3, 468–86.

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