Leiden-Boston: Brill Nijhoff. Pp. vii + 266. €150.00 Hardback. isbn 9789004372924.
For this review, the chapters in Steffen Bay Rasmussen’s book referring to the way in which the European Union (EU) is set as a diplomatic actor in an international context that redefines the role of diplomacy itself is emphasized. The way and mechanisms in which the EU participates in the challenges to multilateralism in the 21st century is also a relevant dimension, as well as the institutional and social constraints affecting the diplomatic style of the EU.
The sudden end of the Cold War spawned structural changes