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Imperial Worldmaking: Innovation and Security in the EU Compared to the USA and China

  • Risto Heiskala
  • Jari Aro
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Part of the Palgrave Studies in European Political Sociology book series (PSEPS)

Abstract

In this chapter we continue the analysis begun in Chap.  4 involving a description of the symbolic universe implied by the EU’s Europe 2020 strategy. However, we extend the analysis of the European Union (EU) from its growth, innovation and trade policy to cover its security strategy, to obtain a better picture of how the union sees its position in the world. We then construct the symbolic universes of the USA and China on the basis of similar material, and compare the symbolic universes of the three powers to each other.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Risto Heiskala
    • 1
  • Jari Aro
    • 1
  1. 1.University of TampereTampereFinland

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