Journal of Contemporary European Research

The JCER is an open-access, online journal published by UACES in association with the Student Forum. We publish articles in the subject area of contemporary European studies which includes, but is not limited to, European integration, European public policy, comparative studies, culture and EU external relations. The Journal enables PhD students and early career researchers to disseminate their work alongside established scholars.

Vol 10, No 4 (2014)

Full Issue

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Table of Contents

Research Articles

The European External Action Service: Torn Apart Between Several Principals or Acting as a Smart ‘Double-agent’? READ ARTICLE
Thomas E Henökl
Bottom-up Perspectives on Multilingual Ideologies in the EU: The Case of a Transnational NGO READ ARTICLE
Franco Zappettini, Ruxandra Comanaru
The Populist Conception of Democracy beyond Popular Sovereignty READ ARTICLE
Pepijn Corduwener

Teaching, Learning and the Profession

Introduction READ INTRO
Karen Heard-Laureote, Simon Lightfoot
Teaching Qualitative Methods in Social Science: A Problem-based Learning Approach READ ARTICLE
Helene Dyrhauge
The Use of Matching as a Study Choice Aid by Maastricht University’s Bachelor in European Studies: Facilitating Transition to Higher Education? READ ARTICLE
Patrick Bijsmans, Pia Harbers
The Future of European Studies: A Perspective from Ireland READ ARTICLE
Mary C Murphy
Engagement as an Educational Objective READ ARTICLE
Charles Dannreuther
European Studies and Public Engagement: A Conceptual Toolbox READ ARTICLE
Andreas Müllerleile

Book Reviews

The EU’s Foreign Policy: What Kind of Power and Diplomatic Action? READ REVIEW
Russian Energy Security and Foreign Policy READ REVIEW
Teaching Politics and International Relations READ REVIEW