Research Design in the study of the European Neighbourhood Policy

Theofanis Exadaktylos, Kennet Lynggaard

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Abstract

This chapter deals with the pitfalls and pathways of research design aimed at the study of the European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP) and maps out the literature on questions of knowledge ambition, research ontology and epistemology, and choices of approaches to the research object. We include a review of traditional research designs in ENP research, through a systematic meta-analysis of a selection of the most-cited articles on the ENP. Inspired by earlier work on awareness of research design in EU studies, ENP research is categorised according to typical choices of research design in the form of dichotomous trade-offs. The chapter then discusses how individual contributions to this volume deal with research design challenges of the past and present innovative ways of studying the revised ENP.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TitelThe Revised European Neighbourhood Policy : Continuity and Change in EU Foreign Policy
RedaktørerDimitris Bouris, Tobias Schumacher
Udgivelses stedLondon
ForlagPalgrave Macmillan
Publikationsdato2017
Sider37-56
Kapitel2
ISBN (Trykt)978-1-137-47181-9
ISBN (Elektronisk)978-1-137-47182-6
StatusUdgivet - 2017
NavnPalgrave Studies in European Union Politics

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