The author develops an integrated approach to global transformations to discuss how this supra-state organization, that shares and pools the sovereignty of some of the wealthiest states of the modern world, makes sense.
The book:. Interprets the ongoing transformation of west European public authority in the context of the global geopolitical economy of competition, cooperation and conflict.
Examines the consequences of west European integration for the global system in a longue-durée perspective, developing a new, geopolitical dialect within world-systems analysis, sharpening some of the conceptual tools developed by its paradigm-setters.
Developing a deeper understanding of global social change and west European strategies of global advantage-maintenance and power-management, this book will be of interest to students and scholars of European Politics, International Politics, International Relations Theory and Globalization Studies.
More Info: Received Honorable Mention "as an example of outstanding scholarship in the global or comparative-historical sociology" in the book contest of the Political Economy of the World-System section of the American Sociological Association in Publication Date: Research Interests:.