European Union Sanctions and Foreign Policy: When and Why do they Work?

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2010-08-18
  • Publisher: Routledge

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This book examines sanctions as a political tool of influence and evaluates the efficacy of sanctions imposed by the European Union (EU) against countries from the early 1990s to present day.

Author Biography

Clara Portela is currently an Assistant Professor of Political Science at Singapore Management University.

Table of Contents

List of tablesp. x
Acknowledgementsp. xi
Abbreviationsp. xii
Introduction: why investigate the efficacy of EU sanctions and how to go about itp. xiii
Sanctions and their efficacyp. 1
EU sanctions: evolution, legal framework and policyp. 19
What determines the efficacy of EU sanctions?p. 35
The efficacy of sanctions imposed under the Common Foreign and Security Policyp. 55
The efficacy of 'informal' sanctionsp. 102
The efficacy of development aid suspensions in the context of the partnership agreements between the EU and the African-Caribbean-Pacific Groupp. 127
Withdrawal of trade privileges under the Generalized System of Preferencesp. 148
Sanctions theory and the efficacy of EU sanctions: some fresh air coming into the sanctions debatep. 162
Overview of variables (dataset)p. 174
Truth tablep. 176
Notesp. 177
Bibliographyp. 179
Indexp. 193
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