Whitman, R.G., ed. (2011) Normative Power Europe: Empirical and theoretical perspectives. Palgrave Studies in European Union Politics . Palgrave Macmillan, London, 312 pp. ISBN 9780230577640.
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Since it was first introduced in 2002 the concept of Normative Power Europe (NPE) has been actively and intensively debated by scholars in the fields of European Studies and International Relations. The theory of NPE promotes the idea of the European Union as an 'ideational' actor in global politics characterised by its attempts to promote a set of common principles, and acting to diffuse norms in International Relations. This volume brings together an international group of scholars to examine the methodological, theoretical and empirical challenges in the study of the European Union through NPE. Contributors assess the impact that NPE has had to-date. Collectively the contributions offer new theoretical and methodological perspectives on one of the most widely used and influential ideas in the study of the EU of the last decade.
|Item Type:||Edited book|
|Uncontrolled keywords:||European Union, normative power, foreign policy|
|Subjects:||J Political Science
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
J Political Science > JZ International relations
|Divisions:||Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Politics and International Relations|
|Depositing User:||Richard G Whitman|
|Date Deposited:||02 Aug 2012 14:22|
|Last Modified:||06 Aug 2012 09:09|
|Resource URI:||http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/29998 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)|
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