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Global Governance and European Union Integration

Elaine Fahey

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2023. All Rights Reserved.date: 03 February 2023

European Integration
1 The term Global Governance combined academic theory and practical policy formulation dating from the 1990s and became entwined with the meta-phenomenon of the last two decades—globalization. It seeks to explain the structure of global authority and investigate the ways that power is exercised and account for changes in and of the system (Weiss and Wilkinson; Fahey, 2018a). The European Union (EU) is a distinctive project to assess these phenomena, given its many unusual characteristics. It is not a nation state but acts in state-like manner in many multilateral...
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