Post Tagged with: "Europe"

Review – Security Entrepreneurs: Performing Protection in Post-Cold War Europe

Review – Security Entrepreneurs: Performing Protection in Post-Cold War Europe

The book examines the approach to security privatization taken in four Eastern European states, revealing the influence of global norms and the post-communist transition.

Lewis Bush, photographed at Sir John Soane's Museum, London

Interview – Lewis Bush

Lewis Bush talks about the utilisation of visual art to comment on global issues such as Brexit, the European debt crisis, Trump and state practices of espionage.

Review – Hunger and Fury: The Crisis of Democracy in the Balkans

Review – Hunger and Fury: The Crisis of Democracy in the Balkans

Mujanović’s book outlines the crisis of democracy and failure of Western efforts to democratise the Balkan region but offers pessimism as well as hope for the future.

Ukrainian and European Populism: Different but Also Very Similar

Ukrainian and European Populism: Different but Also Very Similar

In 2019, Ukrainian voters will be given the choice between voting for the current political forces or the populist alternative. Everyone will be closely watching.

Interview – Matthew Goodwin

Interview – Matthew Goodwin

Matthew Goodwin talks about his new book National Populism, the upcoming Swedish elections, eurosceptic and pro-European political parties, and the Brexit referendum.

European Defence at a Crossroads

European Defence at a Crossroads

The recent emergence of the EU as a regional defence actor is gradually eroding the notion of the traditional Anglo-American driven European defence leadership of NATO.

Online Resources – The Council of Europe

Online Resources – The Council of Europe

A brief introduction to the Council of Europe with links and media to further explore.

Online Resources – The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development

Online Resources – The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development

A brief introduction to the OECD, the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, with links and media to further explore.

Online Resources – Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE)

Online Resources – Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE)

A brief introduction to the OSCE, the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, with links and media to further explore.

Deal or No Deal? Europe and the Italian Elections

Deal or No Deal? Europe and the Italian Elections

While Italians have grown more Eurosceptic in these last few years, the reality is that even today most of them would not be prepared to leave the European Union.

Promoting Democracy in Serbia — The Limits of EU Conditionality

Promoting Democracy in Serbia — The Limits of EU Conditionality

Despite the EU’s use of conditionality, Serbia remains far from constituting a consolidated democracy, and recent trends suggest it may be backsliding.

Please Consider Donating

Before you download your free e-book, please consider donating to support open access publishing.

E-IR is an independent non-profit publisher run by an all volunteer team. Your donations allow us to invest in new open access titles and pay our bandwidth bills to ensure we keep our existing titles free to view. Any amount, in any currency, is appreciated. Many thanks!

Donations are voluntary and not required to download the e-book - your link to download is below.