Development Cooperation of the 'New' EU Member States
Ondřej Horký-Hlucháň co-edited a collection that provides a comprehensive analysis of the international development policies of the ten Central and Eastern European countries that joined the EU between 2004 and 2007.
The contributors evaluate the decade undergone by the 'new' member states since the accession to the EU offering to readers a thorough overview of the 'new' EU member states' development cooperation programmes, placing them in a larger political and societal context. Utilizing the framework of Europeanization allows for a comparative approach that will help readers to understand the emergence and evolution of the EU-12 development cooperation through the lens of their similarities and differences.
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Review: 'The authors make a clear case for the limited effects of the imposed development policy-standards leading to a 'shallow Europeanization'… This study forms a unique contribution to the field of European development cooperation studies.'- Louk Box, Honorary Professor of International Cooperation at Maastricht University, The Netherlands