Shared Perceptions of Green? The perception and acceptance of European Union values and rules in environmental policy in Jordan
The European Union has presented itself as a leading actor in global environmental politics, exporting its values and rules not only into global environmental agreements but also promoting these in their relations with the neighbouring countries to the southern Mediterranean. Academic attention for the promotion and exportation of the EU model has been high and two central debates have emerged, the EU as a normative power and EU external governance which are, as the paper argues, based on the common notion of the EU exporting its model and therefore complementary. While many empirical studies on the concepts exist, the paper argues that an external perspective has been largely disregarded. The paper will therefore give an empirical assessment on how the notion of EU exporting its values and rules is perceived by the recipient country of Jordan.
|Date of creation:||2012|
|Note:||The working paper is based on field research that has been conducted between March and May 2011 in Jordan as one of two Mediterranean country studies for the PhD project titled "The perception of the European Union as an environmental actor in the Mediterranean partner countries". An earlier version of this paper was presented at the annual conference of the Swiss Political Science Association in Lucerne, 2.-3. February 2012.|
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