Edited by Normann Witzleb, Faculty of Law, Alfonso Martínez Arranz, Faculty of Arts, Monash University, Australia and Pascaline Winand, Professor and Director, College of Europe, Natolin Campus, Poland, Adjunct Professor, Monash University and professor, Université libre de Bruxelles, Belgium
Written by a broad range of international experts, The European Union and Global Engagement examines the current state of the European Union and its relationship with the world. The book presents fresh perspectives on the interplay between EU internal developments and its global engagement. While considering the impact and presence of the EU around the world, the collection has a particular focus on the Asia-Pacific region.
Written by a broad range of international experts, The European Union and Global Engagement discusses the role of the European Union after the Lisbon Treaty and the economic crisis. The book presents crucial insights into the interplay between EU internal developments and its global engagement. It explores how the EU is placed to address the political and financial challenges it currently faces.
The book has three distinct parts: institutions, policies and global engagement. The contributions in each part provide complementary perspectives which shed new light on the the EU as a global power. While considering the impact and presence of the EU around the world, the study has a particular focus on the Asia-Pacific region.
This interdisciplinary book is an essential and accessible resource for students and scholars of European studies, as well as for public servants, business practitioners, researchers and journalists. It will appeal to everyone who seeks to understand the fast-moving policy developments in the EU’s actions on the world stage.
‘The European Union and Global Engagement: Institutions, Policies and Challenges is the compilation of eighteen, expert, indepth accounts of the key issues confronting the European Union (EU) today. . . . The European Union and Global Engagement: Institutions, Policies and Challenges is a valuable interdisciplinary resource for scholars of European studies.’ – International Social Science Review
This volume meets a pressing need for a wide-ranging book that addresses the interplay between the EU’s domestic and foreign policies. Its comprehensive coverage and subtle interpretations will help policy makers, scholars and students across the world to better understand the place and purpose of the EU in a time of dramatic global change and uncertainty.’ – Anne Deighton, University of Oxford, UK
Contributors: H. Askola, N. Chaban, R. Davison, Y. Devuyst, J. Goetschy, M. Holland, M. Klatt, N. Levrat, A. Martínez Arranz, D. Mayes, M. Petrovic, C. Roederer-Rynning, L. Suet-yi, K. Stats, E. Thompson, G. Wacker, N. Witzleb