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European Union

  • By: Antje Wiener
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

Now the most important regional organization in the contemporary world, the European Union was created as an international organization in 1957 by six European states: Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, and the Netherlands. The purpose of this organization was to forge ...

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