Interregionalism as a Foreign Policy of the European Union: A Case for Soft Power?
Date of Award
Master of Arts (MA)
Political Science & Geography
Graduate Program in International studies
Call Number for Print
Special collections LD4331.I45 M567 2012
This paper looks at the interregionalism as a part of the European Union's foreign policy. It argues that the EU's use of soft power can be traced within this policy. The paper proposes two methods of defining soft power in action: through presence and through purposive action. Three case studies are analyzed to support this. It is shown that indeed the EU exercised soft power toward other actors using these mechanisms. Success of these actions was however not always present.
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"Interregionalism as a Foreign Policy of the European Union: A Case for Soft Power?"
(2012). Master of Arts (MA), Thesis, Political Science & Geography, Old Dominion University, DOI: 10.25777/3mqh-x504