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European Union Council Presidencies

A Comparative Analysis, 1st Edition

Edited by Ole Elgström

Routledge

224 pages

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Description

This book describes, analyses, explains and compares the role performance of different presidencies. The expert and international authors ask why member states have different approaches and play the role differently, prioritising different functions and using a variety of strategies to realise their aspirations. The book consists of three parts i) describes the functions of the presidency, ii) compares nine different presidencies and iii) a concluding section comparing media images, and summaries looking at member state characteristics and behaviour.

About the Editor

Ole Elgström is Professor in the Department of Political Science at Lund University, Sweden.

About the Series

Routledge Advances in European Politics

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL000000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / General
POL009000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Government / Comparative
POL011000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / International Relations / General