The EU as a Global Player

Van Langenhove, Luk, Söderbaum, Fredrik, Farrell, Mary, Santander, Sebastian, Gilson, Julie, Aggarwal, Vinod K., Fogartry, Edward A., Smith, Karen E. and Stålgren, Patrick, The EU as a Global Player, ed. Söderbaum, Fredrik and Van Langenhove, Luk (London: Routledge, 2006).

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  • Author Van Langenhove, Luk
    Söderbaum, Fredrik
    Farrell, Mary
    Santander, Sebastian
    Gilson, Julie
    Aggarwal, Vinod K.
    Fogartry, Edward A.
    Smith, Karen E.
    Stålgren, Patrick
    Editor Söderbaum, Fredrik
    Van Langenhove, Luk
    Title The EU as a Global Player
    Publication Date 2006
    Place of Publication London
    Publisher Routledge
    Abstract

    A new look at the European Union's role as a global actor, with special focus on the theme of interregionalism in its relations with key regions around the world: Africa, Asia, South America, North America and Central-Eastern Europe.
    This new collection clearly shows how, since the end of the Cold War, the European Union has gradually expanded its external relations and foreign policies and become a global actor in world politics. During the last decade interregionalism has become a key component of the EU's external relations and foreign policies. In fact, the EU has quickly become the hub of a large number of interregional arrangements with a number of regions around the world. Promoting regional and interregional relations not only justifies and enhances the EU's own existence and efficiency as a global 'player', the strategy also promotes the legitimacy and status of other regions, giving rise to a deepening of cross-cutting interregional relations in trade and economic relations, political dialogue, development cooperation, cultural relations and security cooperation.
    This book was previously published as a special issue of the leading Journal of European Integration.

    Copyright Holder Routledge
    Copyright Year 2006
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