Leadership in Global Institution Building

Minerva’s Rule

  • Yves Tiberghien

Part of the Palgrave Studies in European Union Politics book series (PSEUP)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xix
  2. Introduction: Minervian Actors and the Paradox of Post-1995 Global Institution Building

  3. Minervian Settings

  4. The Competitive Mode

  5. The Normative Mode

  6. The Political Leadership Mode

  7. Conclusion

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 251-251
    2. Zaki Laïdi
      Pages 253-259
    3. Yves Tiberghien
      Pages 260-269
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 270-301

About this book


Between 1995 and the present day, the world has undergone significant advances in international law, norms, and institutions. Progress was particularly intense in the fields of global environment, human security, cultural diversity, and human rights. This book reveals the key role played by the European Union, Japan, and Canada in this process.


Europe European Union European Union (EU) human rights Institution Policy

Editors and affiliations

  • Yves Tiberghien
    • 1
  1. 1.University of British ColumbiaCanada

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