Normative Power Europe Reconsidered

Beyond the Crossroads

Ian Manners

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Udgivelsesdato: 2006
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TidsskriftJournal of European Public Policy
Vol/bind13
Udgave nummer2
Sider (fra-til)182-199
Antal sider17
ISSN1350-1763
StatusUdgivet - 2006
Udgivet eksterntJa

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