A Normative Power Yes or No? The European Union, Ukraine, and the Transfer of Democracyde Deugd, N., 2019, Democracy Promotion and the Normative Power Europe Framework: The European Union in South Eastern Europe, Eastern Europe, and Central Asia. Neuman, M. (ed.). 1 ed. New York: Springer, p. 119-135 17 p.
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The apparent gap between the professed goals of the EU-Ukraine relationship and the actual results on the ground casts doubt on Brussels’ ability to transfer democracy. This chapter argues that the normative power of the EU vis-à-vis Ukraine is limited due to a combination of the following factors: the difficulties the EU has when it comes to translating policy to practice; the intricacies of Ukrainian domestic politics; and the role of the Russian Federation – both directly and indirectly.
|Title of host publication||Democracy Promotion and the Normative Power Europe Framework|
|Subtitle of host publication||The European Union in South Eastern Europe, Eastern Europe, and Central Asia|
|Place of Publication||New York|
|Number of pages||17|
|Publication status||Published - 2019|