1st Edition

Secondary Foreign Policy in Local International Relations
Peace-building and Reconciliation in Border Regions

ISBN 9780367518233
Published June 30, 2020 by Routledge
170 Pages

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Book Description

This book collects eight case studies on how regional and local government and non-political stakeholders can contribute to reconciliation, peace-building and cooperation across borders. The chapters were originally published in a special issue of Regional & Federal Studies.  

Table of Contents

1. Secondary foreign policy: Can local and regional cross-border cooperation function as a tool for peace-building and reconciliation?

Martin Klatt and Birte Wassenberg

2. Secondary foreign policy as a peace-building tool: A European model? The contribution of cross-border cooperation to reconciliation and stability in Europe

Birte Wassenberg

3. Minorities as secondary foreign policy agents in peace-building and reconciliation? The case of Denmark and Germany

Martin Klatt

4. Secondary foreign policy activities in Third sector cross-border cooperation as conflict transformation in the European Union: The cases of the Basque and Irish borderscapes

Cathal McCall and Xabier Itçaina

5. Reconciliation through Europeanization: Secondary foreign policy in the German–Polish borderlands

Elżbieta Opiłowska

6. Cross-border cooperation as a reconciliation tool: Example from the East Czech-Polish borders

Hynek Böhm and Emil Drápela

7. ‘Secondary foreign policy’ through the prism of cross-border governance in the US–Canada Pacific Northwest border region

Bruno Dupeyron

8. States, locals and cross-border cooperation in Kashmir: Is secondary foreign policy in making in South Asia?

Debidatta Aurobinda Mahapatra

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Martin Klatt is an Associate Professor of Contemporary History at the Centre for Border Region Studies, University of Southern Denmark, Sønderborg.

Birte Wassenberg is a Jean Monnet Professor at the Institut d’Etudes Politiques, University of Strasbourg, France.