Routledge/UACES contemporary European studies series.
Though the EU has tried to place human rights and democracy at the heart of its external action, there are serious concerns about its capacity to have a significant impact on the situation of human rights and human rights defenders as well as on the democratization processes taking place in different regions of the world.
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chapter EU human rights and democratization policies: an introduction / FELIPE GÓMEZ ISA, CRISTINA CHURRUCA MUGURUZA AND part Part I Context and framework chapter 1 EU human rights and democratization policies in a post-Western world / FELIPE GÓMEZ ISA chapter 2 The EU's post- Lisbon legal and institutional architecture on human rights and democracy / JAN WOUTERS part Part II Reviewing the policy chapter 3 Human rights and democracy at the heart of the EU's foreign policy? An assessment of the EU's comprehensive approach to human rights and democratization / CRISTINA CHURRUCA MUGURUZA chapter 4 The search for coherence in the EU's human rights policy and discourse / DOLORES MORONDO TARAMUNDI chapter 5 Localizing human rights in the European Union: principles and challenges / ARNE VANDENBOGAERDE part Part III Assessing the instruments chapter 6 The contribution of the European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) to the implementation of the EU Human Rights Agenda / WOLFGANG BENEDEK chapter 7 On the effectiveness of the election observation missions of the European Union / MARKKU SUKSI chapter 8 A protection regime in need of committed action: European Union support for human rights defenders / KAREN BENNETT chapter 9 The development and promotion of global business and human rights norms: how far is the EU prepared to go? / NICOLAS HACHEZ.