EU-oriented bilateralism: evaluating the role of member state embassies in the European Union

  title={EU-oriented bilateralism: evaluating the role of member state embassies in the European Union},
  author={J. B{\'a}tora and B. Hocking},
  journal={Cambridge Review of International Affairs},
  pages={163 - 182}
  • J. Bátora, B. Hocking
  • Published 2009
  • Political Science
  • Cambridge Review of International Affairs
  • The European Union (EU) constitutes an evolving diplomatic milieu characterized by high levels of interconnectedness among the politico-administrative apparatuses of member states. The article assesses whether the continued presence of member state bilateral embassies in the EU is residual and largely emptied of function, or whether they are adapting their role to new requirements in the EU policy environment. An analytical framework is developed conceptualizing diplomatic representation around… CONTINUE READING
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