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dc.contributor.authorXiaotong, Zhang
dc.description.abstractThis book looks at the history of the EU’s trade negotiations with China from 1975 to 2019 from a distinctive perspective – the EU as a linkage power. The author explains how the EU through linkage strategies speaks with one voice, overcomes its weakness in military capabilities and translates its non-military capabilities into advantages and influences in some specific policy areas.   The book systematically traces the European negotiators’ tactics in managing the EU’s trade relations with China. It’s the first time that the history of EU–China trade negotiations is presented to the public by a seasoned trade negotiator. The author, combining the identities of a negotiator and a scholar, gives a panoramic view of EU–China trade relations from 1975, when the European Economic Community established diplomatic relations with China, to 2019 when the Juncker Commission leaves office. This book will appeal to policymakers, think-tankers, professors and students, as well as anyone who is interested in trade policies and negotiations in the EU and China.
dc.relation.ispartofseriesRoutledge Studies in the Modern World Economy
dc.rightsopen access
dc.subject.otherLinkage Power;Linkage Strategies;Normative Power;The EU;The Westphalia System
dc.subject.otherthema EDItEUR::K Economics, Finance, Business and Management::KC Economics::KCP Political economy
dc.subject.otherthema EDItEUR::L Law::LB International law::LBB Public international law::LBBC Public international law: treaties and other sources
dc.subject.otherthema EDItEUR::K Economics, Finance, Business and Management::KC Economics::KCL International economics
dc.titleLinkage Power Europe
dc.title.alternativeThe EU’s Trade Negotiations with China (1975-2019)

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