By David Spence, Jozef Bátora
This publication questions no matter if the associations and practices of the rising european diplomatic approach comply with verified criteria of the state-centric diplomatic order; or no matter if perform is paving the way in which for leading edge, even progressive, types of diplomatic company.
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In the constructivist group, I also include political sociological or practice-oriented approaches drawing on sociologists such as Pierre Bourdieu and Erving Goffman. 3, which shows that rationalist-inclined approaches dominate the literature on the EEAS with 37%. Constructivist-oriented approaches, the second-largest group, make up 23% of the publications, followed by a group of more diverse approaches discussed below. 3 Main approaches IR theory and European integration theories are largely absent The second major observation that can be made on the basis of the literature search is that many of the dominant IR theories are simply not present in the study of the EEAS.
Rosa Balfour and Kristi Raik explore in Chapter 13 patterns of cooperation and Introduction 13 coordination between the EEAS and the foreign ministries of the member states. They identify three possible forms of change in these relations: topdown harmonisation; bottom-up promotion of national priorities with the use of EU-level capacities; and mutual socialisation into a joint ‘European diplomatic culture’. Chapter 14 by Heidi Maurer analyses the developing nature of the EU Delegation to Washington, the United States representing perhaps the EU’s most important interlocutor.
The European External Action Service: European Diplomacy Post-Westphalia by David Spence, Jozef Bátora