Irish Foreign Policy

Irish Foreign Policy

By: Ben Tonra (editor), Michael Kennedy (editor), John Doyle (editor), Noel Dorr (editor)Paperback

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An authoritative textbook presenting major themes and analysis of Irish foreign policy in a contextual framework of history, political science, economics and international relations. The first contemporary and authoritative textbook presenting major themes and analysis of Irish foreign policy within a contextual framework of history, political science, economics and international relations. * Structured along the traditional lines of comparative foreign policy. * Introduces the historical context and presents the policy-making processes and actors. * Themed chapters address context, contemporary policy issues and future challenges in relation to Ireland's foreign policy across a number of critical areas. * Discusses the challenges posed to Ireland's foreign policy in the international system and through its membership of the European Union. * Case studies that focus on a specific period or issue are used throughout the text and are illustrating the larger themes within Irish foreign policy. * Written in an open and accessible style by leading academic analysts and practitioners of Irish foreign policy. Written For: Undergraduate and postgraduate students of: * Foreign Policy * Irish History and Politics * International Relations * Development Studies * Peace and Conflict Studies * Comparative Foreign Policy. The first contemporary and authoritative textbook presenting major themes and analysis of Irish foreign policy within a contextual framework of history, political science, economics and international relations. Structured along the traditional lines of comparative foreign policy. Introduces the historical context and presents the policymaking processes and actors. Themed chapters address context, contemporary policy issues and future challenges in relation to Ireland's foreign policy across a number of critical areas. Discusses Ireland's foreign policy challenges posed within the international system and through its membership of the European Union. Case studies that focus on a specific period or issue are used throughout the text and are illustrative of larger themes within Irish foreign policy. Written in an open and accessible style by leading academic analysts and practitioners of Irish foreign policy.

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Ben Tonra is Associate Professor of International Relations at the UCD School of Politics and International Relations. He has published on Irish foreign policy and EU foreign security and defence policy. Michael Kennedy is the Executive Editor of the Royal Irish Academy's Documents on Irish Foreign Policy series. He has published widely on twentieth-century Irish diplomatic, political and military history. John Doyle is Executive Dean of DCU's Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences and asenior lecturer in International Relations. He is the founding co-director of DCU's Centre for International Studies. He is also the editor of Irish Studies in International Affairs. Noel Dorr is the Chairman of the Royal Irish Academy's Committee on International Affairs. He is a former secretary-general of the Department of Foreign Affairs and served as the Irish ambassador to the United Kingdom and the United Nations. He has published widely on Irish foreign policy. Ben Tonra is Associate Professor of International Relations at the UCD School of Politics and International Relations. He has published on Irish foreign policy and EU foreign, security and defence policy. Michael Kennedy is the Executive Editor of the Royal Irish Academy's Documents on Irish Foreign Policy series. He has published widely on twentieth-century Irish diplomatic, political and military history. John Doyle is Head of DCU's School of Law and Government and a senior lecturer in International Relations. He is the founding co-director and a board member of DCU's Centre for International Studies. He is also the editor of Irish Studies in International Affairs. Noel Dorr is the Chairman of the Royal Irish Academy's Committee on International Affairs. He is a former secretary-general of the Department of Foreign Affairs and served as the Irish ambassador to the United Nations. He has published widely on

Contents

Foreword Making Sense of Irish Foreign Policy Patrick Keatinge Preface The Study of Irish Foreign Policy Ben Tonra, Michael Kennedy, John Doyle and Noel Dorr Chapter 1 Theories, Concepts and Sources John Doyle, Michael Kennedy and Ben Tonra Chapter 2 The Foundation and Consolidation of Irish Foreign Policy: 1919-45 Michael Kennedy Chapter 3 Multilateralism: From 'Plato's Cave' to the European Community: 1945-73 Mervyn O'Driscoll Chapter 4 Ireland in an Interdependent World: Foreign Policy Since 1973 Noel Dorr Chapter 5 Ireland in International Law: The Pursuit of Sovereignty and Independence Mahon Hayes and James Kingston Chapter 6 Government, Parliament and Civil Service John O'Brennan Chapter 7 Civil Society and Irish Foreign Policy Paul Gillespie Chapter 8 British-Irish Relations and the Northern Ireland Conflict John Doyle Chapter 9 The European Union: National and Supranational Dimensions to Foreign Policy Katy Hayward Chapter 10 The Evolution and Ambition of Ireland's Development Aid Policy Eileen Connolly Chapter 11 International Security and United Nations Peacekeeping: The Irish Experience Ray Murphy Chapter 12 Trade, Investment, Integration: The Economics of Irish Foreign Policy Frank Barry Chapter 13 Human Rights and Irish Foreign Policy Noelle Higgins and Elaine Dewhurst Chapter 14 Security, Defence and Neutrality: The Irish Dilemma Ben Tonra Appendix I: Seville Declarations on the Nice Treaty Appendix II: Lisbon Treaty Guarantees Chapter 1: Introduction Prof. Patrick Keatinge, TCD Chapter 2: Concepts and Ideas Dr John Doyle, DCU; Dr Michael Kennedy, RIA; Prof. Ben Tonra, UCD SECTION ONE: Chapter 3: Empire to Engagement (1919-1945) Dr Michael Kennedy, RIA Chapter 4: The Multilateral World (1945-1973) Dr Mervyn O'Driscoll, UCC Chapter 5: New World Orders (1973-2010) Noel Dorr, RIA SECTION TWO: Chapter 6: Government and Parliament Dr John O'Brennan, NUI Maynooth Chapter 7: Civil Society Dr Paul Gillespie, UCD SECTION THREE: Chapter 8: Northern Ireland and Anglo-Irish Relations Dr John Doyle, DCU Chapter 9: The European Union Dr Katy Hayward, QUB Chapter 10: Development Aid Dr Eileen Connolly, DCU Chapter 11: International Security, the UN and Peace Operations Dr Ray Murphy, NUIG Chapter 12: Foreign Economic Policy, Trade and Investment Prof. Frank Barry, TCD Chapter 13: Human Rights Dr Elaine Dewhurst and Dr Noelle Higgins, DCU Chapter 14: Security, Defence and Neutrality Prof. Ben Tonra, UCD Chapter 15: Developing International Law James Kingston and Mahon Hayes, Dept of Foreign Affairs Chapter 16: Conclusions

Product Details

  • publication date: 13/04/2012
  • ISBN13: 9780717152643
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 304
  • ID: 9780717152643
  • weight: 500
  • ISBN10: 0717152642

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