Managing Crises, Making Peace

Towards a Strategic EU Vision for Security and Defence

  • Maria Grazia Galantino
  • Maria Raquel Freire

Part of the Rethinking Peace and Conflict Studies book series (RCS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Introduction: The Role of the EU in International Peace and Security

    1. Maria Raquel Freire, Maria Grazia Galantino
      Pages 1-18
  3. Conceptual Approaches to EU Crisis Management

  4. The EU in the Field

  5. Back Matter
    Pages 291-297

About this book


In the face of emerging new threats, the EU's capacity to build a distinctive role in crisis management remains problematic. Analysing EU policies and actions, this collection sheds light on the EU's role in managing crises and peacekeeping, exploring avenues for a strategic EU vision for security and defense.


Peace operations CSDP crisis management European Union security defense conflict Crisis Management EU-Nato Europe European Union (EU) NATO Peace Peace Operation Peacekeeping

Editors and affiliations

  • Maria Grazia Galantino
    • 1
  • Maria Raquel Freire
    • 2
  1. 1.Unitelma SapienzaUniversity of RomeItaly
  2. 2.University of CoimbraPortugal

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