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Small states in the modern world : vulnerabilities and opportunities

Author: Harald Baldersheim; Michael Keating
Publisher: Cheltenham, UK : Edward Elgar Publishing, [2015] ©2015
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Small States in the Modern World comprehensively assesses the different modes of adaptation by small states in response to the security and economic vulnerabilities posed by global change. It uses a diverse collection of case studies to explore the complexities of change and to place them in their temporal and geographical context. Issues covered include: international security and economic vulnerability; small  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harald Baldersheim; Michael Keating
ISBN: 9781784711436 1784711438
OCLC Number: 929582795
Description: xv, 277 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The political economy of small states in Europe / Michael Keating --
Small states and security: does size still matter? / Alyson J.K. Bailes --
Do small states need shelter? : the economic and political turmoil in Iceland / Baldur Thorhallsson --
Small states in EU decision-making : how can they be effective? / Diana Panke --
Small if needed, big if necessary: small member states and the EU's diplomatic system in Kiev / Josef Bàtora --
Political mechanics of smallness: the Baltic states as small states in the European Parliament / Allan Sikk and Licia Cianetti --
Small-state Scandinavia: social investment or social democracy? / Nik Brandal and Oivind Bratberg --
Small nation versus small states: the case of Quebec / Stéphane Paquin --
Scotland as a potential small state / Malcolm Harvey --
The state that reinvented itself: New Zealand's transition to the market competition state / Jeffrey McNeill --
Small states and national elites in a neoliberal era / Anton Steen --
Small state, huge assets: the problem of fiscal discipline in an oil-rich country : the case of Norway / Harold Baldersheim --
Conclucions / Harold Baldersheim.
Other Titles: Small states in the modern world (Edward Elgar Publishing : 2015)
Responsibility: edited by Harald Baldersheim, professor, University of Oslo, Norway, Michael Keating, professor, University of Aberdeen, UK.

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