Journal Article

Free trade, protectionism, neoliberalism: tensions and continuities

Marie-Bénédicte Dembour and Neil Stammers

in London Review of International Law

Volume 6, issue 2, pages 169-188
ISSN: 2050-6325
Published online October 2018 | e-ISSN: 2050-6333 | DOI:

Show Summary Details



This article locates the EU’s approach to trade-plus agreements by making connections to particular aspects of European history. In looking at the historical dynamic between free trade and protectionism, it focuses on free trade as a tool of Empire, the nature of the European project, and the rise (and possible fall) of neoliberalism within the EU institutions.

Journal Article.  8350 words. 

Subjects: Public International Law

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content. subscribe or login to access all content.