By Pernille Rieker

This new booklet tackles key questions: 1) How is the ecu functioning as a safety actor? 2) How and to what quantity is the european affecting nationwide defense identities?

Focusing at the 4 biggest Nordic states (Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden), this incisive examine analyzes how and to what volume the ecu impacts nationwide defense identities. It indicates how the european has constructed right into a specific form of protection actor that, because of its point of political integration, has an enormous impression on nationwide safeguard methods and identities.

This new research applies a clean blend of integration idea, safeguard experiences and stories of Europeanization. the most argument during this publication is that, instead of adapting to the altering stipulations created by means of the tip of the chilly battle, the Nordic states replaced their safety methods in accordance with the eu integration technique. It indicates how diverse levels within the put up chilly conflict ecu integration technique have motivated the nationwide safeguard ways of Sweden, Finland, Denmark and Norway. whereas all 4 protection ways appear to have been Europeanized, the rate and the nature of those adjustments appear to range because of a mixture of differing ties to the ecu and differing protection coverage traditions.

This new ebook might be of significant curiosity to all scholars of eu Defence, nationwide safety and of defense reports regularly.

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