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“Developing Capabilities Reducing Expectations: The Rebirth of Civilian Power Europe?”

Whitman, Richard G. (1999) “Developing Capabilities Reducing Expectations: The Rebirth of Civilian Power Europe?”. In: UNSPECIFIED, Pittsburgh, PA. (Unpublished)

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    The capability-expectations gap, advance by Christopher Hill in 1993 as a starting-point from which to conceptualize Europe’s international role, brought into sharp focus both the contemporary European Community (EC) art-of-the-state and the state-of-the-art in the study of the EC’s world role. The capabilities-expectations gap delineated two gaps: first, the gap between the capabilities of the Union and the expectations made of it; second, a gap between the expectation that we should have the ability to theorise about the EC and our capability to do so.

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    Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (UNSPECIFIED)
    Subjects for non-EU documents: EU policies and themes > External relations > common foreign & security policy 1993--European Global Strategy
    Subjects for EU documents: UNSPECIFIED
    EU Series and Periodicals: UNSPECIFIED
    EU Annual Reports: UNSPECIFIED
    Conference: European Union Studies Association (EUSA) > Biennial Conference > 1999 (6th), June 2-5, 1999
    Depositing User: Phil Wilkin
    Official EU Document: No
    Language: English
    Date Deposited: 15 Dec 2006
    Number of Pages: 31
    Last Modified: 02 Nov 2013 23:01

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