Join us on a literary world trip!
Add this book to bookshelf
Grey
Write a new comment Default profile 50px
Grey
Subscribe to read the full book or read the first pages for free!
All characters reduced
A New Eastern Question? Great Powers and the Post-Yugoslav States - cover

A New Eastern Question? Great Powers and the Post-Yugoslav States

Soeren Keil, Bernhard Stahl

Publisher: ibidem

  • 0
  • 0
  • 0

Summary

This compilation of essays by scholars from the region, Western Europe, and the US, explores the intersection of international politics in the post-Yugoslav states with a focus on the influence and impact of the European Union, the United States, Russia, China, and Turkey. The implications of external actors’ policy in the region for its Euro-Atlantic integration, its security, and stability are examined and discussed. In assessing the importance of the post-Yugoslav states for the EU and US and the current trend of disengagement by these two democratic actors in the region,  answers are revealed regarding the question whether we are seeing a new Eastern Question emerging in the post-Yugoslav states. Likewise, when looking at the role of Russia, China, and Turkey in the region—and in contrast to European and US policies—, it becomes obvious to what extent the region, once again, is becoming the playground of Great Power games and wider geopolitical strategic interests. 



The analytical time frame covers the period 1991–2018. The changes in the foreign policies of great powers are explored as they relate to the institutional set-up of the region. For instance, do the changes affect the EU’s hegemony in the region? Do Russia, China, and Turkey actively contribute to changing the rules of the game in the region—be it the accession process or regional cooperation?
Available since: 09/01/2022.
Print length: 400 pages.

Other books that might interest you

  • The Thin Green Line - The History of the Royal Ulster Constabulary GC 1922–2001 - cover

    The Thin Green Line - The...

    Richard Doherty

    • 0
    • 0
    • 0
    Formed out of the Royal Irish Constabulary at the time of Partition, the RUC's history is predictably a turbulent one right through to its replacement in 2001 by the Police Service of Northern Ireland. Few police forces in the world have suffered so grievously as the RUC and this book is a fitting memorial to the sacrifices made in the interests of the civil population it was determined to protect. Throughout its history, it has not only had to perform normal police duties but contain the ever present IRA threat. In 1969, the climate changed and ushered in a new and even more violent era of sectarian strife. The emergence of extreme nationalist organizations posed grave problems and, with the RUC in a prime role, the position of the Chief Constable was hugely important. This book tells the story of a remarkable police force without fear or favor. Ironically its reward for containing a hugely challenging internal security situation and at the same time policing the community traditionally was its disbandment.
    Show book
  • Super-Women - Superhero Therapy for Women Battling Anxiety Depression and Trauma - cover

    Super-Women - Superhero Therapy...

    Janina Scarlet PhD, Chase...

    • 0
    • 0
    • 0
    Do you suffer from depression, anxiety, or trauma? Have you experienced sexism, marginalization, or even sexual assault? If so, each day can feel like a battle. But you do have the strength within you to rise above life's challenges. Using a unique blend of acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) and "superhero therapy," this one-of-a-kind guide will help you get started.In Super-Women, you'll find tools to help you explore and process painful experiences, accept difficult thoughts and feelings, and use mindfulness and self-compassion to tap into your own unique superpowers. Alongside seven other heroic women, you'll learn how to re-write your "origin story" and find compassionate tips and strategies to help you define your own heroic purpose.Joining you will be notable women from all around the world, who've submitted their stories and words of encouragement. These women include writers such as Anne Wheaton, Felicia Day, and Jane Espenson; actors such as Chase Masterson and Ruth Connell; and comedians, activists, and other women who like you understand first-hand how difficult—yet empowering—it can be to be female in a patriarchal society.
    Show book
  • How Much Does it Really Cost to Live in a City Like Seattle? - cover

    How Much Does it Really Cost to...

    PBS NewsHour

    • 0
    • 0
    • 0
    In Seattle, there is a growing push to raise the minimum wage 62 percent to $15 an hour, which the University of Washington has calculated as the minimum cost of living for an adult with one child. But would the benefits of the wage hike actually outweigh the costs? Economics correspondent Paul Solman reports.
    Show book
  • The Squeaky Wheel - Complaining the Right Way to Get Results Improve Your Relationships and Enhance Self-Esteem - cover

    The Squeaky Wheel - Complaining...

    Guy Winch Ph.D.

    • 0
    • 0
    • 0
    Although life was physically more difficult in the days of the horse and carriage, we complained much less back then, and when we did, our complaints were more likely to get results. Today we complain about everything—yet do so with remarkable ineffectiveness. Most of us grumble, vent, and kvetch, neither expecting nor getting meaningful resolutions. Wasting prodigious amounts of time and energy on unproductive complaints can take an emotional and psychological toll on our moods and well-being. We desperately need to relearn the art of complaining effectively.  
    Psychotherapist Guy Winch offers practical and psychologically grounded advice on how to determine what to complain about and what to let slide. He demonstrates how to convey our complaints in ways that encourage cooperation and increase the likelihood of getting resolutions to our dissatisfactions. The principles he spells out apply whether we're dealing with a rude store clerk, a bureaucrat, a coworker, our teenager, or a spouse or partner who's driving us crazy.  
    Complaining constructively can be extremely empowering and it can significantly strengthen our personal, familial, and work relationships. Applying our new-found complaining skills to customer service representatives, corporate leaders, and elected officials increases the odds that our comments will be taken seriously. If we all complained more effectively, squeaky wheels could change our own lives as well as the world for the better.A Macmillan Audio production.
    Show book
  • UN in the Tweet Age: Good for America? - All the American People Want is a Good Leavin' Alone - cover

    UN in the Tweet Age: Good for...

    Tom Thornton

    • 0
    • 0
    • 0
    Presents the historical context of the UN, the League of Nations that proceeded it, the Republicans long term stance against it and the Democrats for it. A must read in the fourth age with Donald Trump in charge.
    Show book
  • A Magical Life - cover

    A Magical Life

    Thomas More

    • 0
    • 0
    • 0
    In his New York Times best-seller Care of the Soul, internationally known theologian Thomas Moore recommends a radical shift in priorities: slowing down, living with our human imperfections and designing an intimate life. Moore illuminates this important lesson in this recording by focusing on old-time magicians – masters of illusion who created experiences of wonder by tapping into the less obvious, less mechanical, and less literal potencies of nature. Moore talks about how, through magic, we bring the heart into play and become more able to regard the most ordinary aspects of daily life as sacred.
    Show book