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The Rotating-Presidency in a Post-Lisbon Environment: agenda-setter or agenda-manager?
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|Title: ||The Rotating-Presidency in a Post-Lisbon Environment: agenda-setter or agenda-manager?|
|Authors: ||Lynch, Megan|
|Issue Date: ||9-Jul-2012|
|Degree: ||Master theses|
|Series/Report no.: ||Europakunskap uppsats|
|Keywords: ||Lisbon Treaty, negotiation, rotating-presidency, EU, international relations|
|Abstract: ||This thesis examines the impact of the Lisbon Treaty on the rotating-presidencies ability to pursue national preferences and examines the consequences of these changes on the potential evolution of the EU as a whole. By using a qualitative text analysis and conducting a literature review this thesis acknowledges the subjective nature of a policy environment where almost all of the data and records of negotiation are kept behind closed doors.
The literature review examines the theories and curre... more|
|Appears in Collections:||Master theses|