TITLE

Theorizing European Union Trade Politics: Contending or Complementary Paradigms?

AUTHOR(S)
Orbie, Jan; Kerremans, Bart
PUB. DATE
September 2013
SOURCE
Journal of Contemporary European Research;2013 Special Issue, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p493
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This special issue aims to take the first step towards an inter-paradigmatic debate in the study of European Union trade politics. In this introduction we highlight the importance of trade as an EU policy domain that is currently undergoing radical changes. We also give a brief overview of the literature on EU trade politics, pointing to the fragmentation of different theoretical approaches. Furthermore, we suggest that more dialogue between different paradigms may be fruitful. We conclude by situating the contributions to this special issue in terms of their theoretical and ontological perspectives.
ACCESSION #
97632813

 

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