Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 July 2010

256 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719074646

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The European Union, Counter Terrorism and Police Co-operation, 1991-2007

Unsteady Foundations?

David Brown

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Adopts a more structured analysis of key stages of the implementation process
  • Offers a more accurate appraisal of the official characterisation of the terrorist threat within the EU as a 'matter of common concern'
  • Provides a comprehensive assessment of the EU's activities throughout the lifetime of the Third Pillar, placing in a wider and more realistic context the EU's reaction to the events of 11 September 2001 and the greater prominence of Islamist terrorism
  • Raises important questions about the utility of the European level for organising internal security co-operation

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