The EU's Normative Power in Changing World Politics

Ian Manners

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This chapter sets out what role the European Union (EU) could and should play in changing world politics, with an emphasis on the concept of 'normative power'. To do this, the chapter addresses five interrelated questions regarding the normative power and external politics of the EU in any new global order: 1) what is the concept of normative power in world politics?; 2) what is an effective EU toolbox for tackling new challenges?; 3) how does the EU go beyond self-perception and rhetoric?; 4) what is the raison d'etre of the EU?; and 5) how might normative power in EU external policies lead to a more just global order?
TitelNormative Power Europe in a Changing World : A Discussion
RedaktørerAndré Gerrits
UdgivelsesstedThe Hague
ForlagNetherlands Institute of International Relations
ISBN (Trykt)978-90-5031-148-9
StatusUdgivet - 2009

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