IDEAS home Printed from https://ideas.repec.org/p/erp/scpoxx/p0025.html
   My bibliography  Save this paper

The Unintended Consequences of European Power

Author

Listed:
  • Zaki Laïdi

Abstract

On October 25th 2007 the Wall Street Journal published a blistering attack onEurope entitled Regulatory Imperialism. The editorial took issue with Europe’sintent to force its norms on the rest of the world by taking advantage of the dynamismof its internal market both affluent and attractive and in addition highly organized.Examples cited included the Microsoft Affair, the ban on the importation of chlorinerinsedpoultry, the Reach legislation on chemical products, as well as the plan to taxairline companies as part of the battle against climate change.*Why does Europe favour norms as its mode of influence?*Why has its normative influence become global?*What are the main areas for externalizing European norms? These are three questions that this paper will attempt to answer.

Suggested Citation

  • Zaki Laïdi, 2007. "The Unintended Consequences of European Power," Les Cahiers européens de Sciences Po 5, Centre d'études européennes (CEE) at Sciences Po, Paris.
  • Handle: RePEc:erp:scpoxx:p0025
    as

    Download full text from publisher

    File URL: http://www.cee.sciences-po.fr/erpa/docs/wp_2007_5.pdf
    File Function: Full text
    Download Restriction: no

    References listed on IDEAS

    as
    1. Frank Ackerman, Elizabeth Stanton, and Rachel Massey, "undated". "06-06 “European Chemical Policy and the United States: The Impacts of REACH”," GDAE Working Papers 06-06, GDAE, Tufts University.
    Full references (including those not matched with items on IDEAS)

    Corrections

    All material on this site has been provided by the respective publishers and authors. You can help correct errors and omissions. When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:erp:scpoxx:p0025. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

    For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Linda AMRANI). General contact details of provider: http://www.cee.sciences-po.fr .

    If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

    If CitEc recognized a reference but did not link an item in RePEc to it, you can help with this form .

    If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your RePEc Author Service profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

    Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.

    IDEAS is a RePEc service hosted by the Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis . RePEc uses bibliographic data supplied by the respective publishers.