Contested Compliance in International Policy Coordination –

Bridging Research on Norms and Policy Analysis


17-18 December 2005
Portaferry, County Down
Northern Ireland


EU Fifth Framework Programme EUBorderConf Project
Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence Queen's University



Uwe Puetter & Antje Wiener: Accommodating Normative Divergence in World Politics The Case of European Foreign Policy Coordination during the Iraq Crisis

Guido Schwellnus: The Role of International Norms in Domestic Norm Contestation: An Argumentation Analysis of the Polish Debate Regarding a Minority Law

Antoaneta Dimitrova & Mark Rhinard: The power of norms in the transposition of EU directives

Katy Hayward and Antje Wiener: Northern Ireland as a case of Contested Compliance: The limits of the EU in conflict transformation and policy coordination

Arturo Santa-Cruz: Contested compliance in a liberal normative structure: the Western hemisphere idea and the monitoring of the Mexican elections

Susan Park: Norm Contestation and Sustainable Development within the World Bank Group: The Never-ending Story?

Andrea Liese: ‘Just a little bit!' - contesting the prohibition of torture