Intersecting Interregionalism: Regions, Global Governance by Francis Baert, Tiziana Scaramagli, Fredrik Söderbaum

By Francis Baert, Tiziana Scaramagli, Fredrik Söderbaum

This booklet has together reinforcing aims/parts. the 1st objective is to give a contribution to a extra effective debate among diverse theoretical standpoints. there's unusually little theoretical and conceptual debate during this burgeoning box, that's one significant reason behind the failure to completely clutch the range of today’s interregionalism. Too frequently theorists converse previous one another, with no relatively attractive with substitute theoretical views or competing examine effects. certainly, this ebook constitutes the 1st systematic try and collect best theories and theorists of interregionalism. top students from all over the world advance their very own particular theoretical views on interregionalism, with a specific emphasis at the dynamic courting among regionalism and interregionalism. those hugely acclaimed theorists have all been linked through the years with numerous disciplines, associations, colleges and debates and so convey a wealthy set of insights and connections to this pioneering venture. the second one a part of the e-book ‘unpacks’ and problematises the quarter, the riding actors and associations which are engaged in interregional kinfolk. there's a robust tendency within the box to regard areas as coherent devices actors in an interregional courting, and such simplified notions approximately ‘regions’ and ‘regional firms’ inevitably lead to superficial and deceptive understandings of interregionalism. This a part of the publication connects the theoretical dialogue within the first half with a plausible empirical item.

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And can we explain the fact that ASEAN placed norms such as democracy, human rights, rule of law and good governance prominently in the recently ratified ASEAN 28 J. Rüland Charter exclusively as a result of interactions with the EU? ), given the multiplicity of interregional dialogues in which Europe is involved. And second, it cannot be generalised from ASEM that interregional interaction necessarily strengthens regional identities. More complex outcomes are imaginable and must be examined: interregional cooperation may, for instance, also launch unidirectional processes of norm diffusion, in which the norm recipients fully adopt externally-sponsored norms or, much more likely, in which they localise them in a way Acharya argues in his localisation theory (Acharya 2004, 2009).

Farrell attaches actorness and hegemonic status to the EU and argues that—even as it reclaims for itself the status of a civilian power—the EU seeks to accumulate power through the exploitation of its economic strength. To enlarge its market is a crucial precondition for the EU to extract maximum benefit from deeper integration. One way of securing these economic interests and ultimately the power of the EU is through interregional cooperation. The latter, in turn, is pursued by the exploitation of soft power.

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