Democracy Promotion and Foreign Policy

Identity and Interests in US, EU and Non-Western Democracies

  • Daniela Huber

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Introduction

    1. Daniela Huber
      Pages 1-4
  3. Democracy Promotion — Who Does What and Why?

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 5-5
    2. Daniela Huber
      Pages 7-21
    3. Daniela Huber
      Pages 30-48
  4. The United States and Democracy Promotion in Central and South America in the Last Period of the Cold War

  5. The EU and Democracy Promotion in the Mediterranean Region since the End of the Cold War

  6. Turkey and Democracy Promotion in the Mediterranean Region since the Early 2000s

  7. Conclusions

    1. Daniela Huber
      Pages 182-187
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 188-241

About this book


Democracy promotion is an established principle in US and EU foreign policies today, but how did it become so? This comparative study explores the promotion of democracy, focusing on exponents from emerging democracies alongside more established Western models, and investigates the impact of democratic interests on foreign policy.


International Relations Democracy United States European Union Turkey Rising Democracies Foreign Policy Identity Politics International Norms Constructivism Realism Democracy Promotion Central and South America Mediterranean Middle East North Africa Arab Spring Carter Reagan Erdogan cold war democracy Europe European Union (EU) foreign policy international relations Policy realism

Authors and affiliations

  • Daniela Huber
    • 1
  1. 1.Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI)RomeItaly

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