Sean W. Burges
Search for other papers by Sean W. Burges in
Current site
Google Scholar
PubMed
Close
Brazil’s multilateralist impulse
in Brazil in the world
Abstract only
Log-in for full text

Brazil's multilateralist impulse emerges as something of a contradiction, demonstrating strong elements of positive active engagement and soft obstructionism. Drawing on Brazil's long-standing interest in multilateralism, diplomats argued that it was in the national interest to strengthen multilateral rules and frameworks as an avenue for enhancing the country's international insertion. The extent to which multilateralism was used to shift orientations of structural power and protect Brazilian autonomy is evident on the regional level of Latin America and on the South American continental level. The important point for the argument in this chapter is that the institutional weakness of the regional multilateral arrangements advanced by Planalto and Itamaraty is exactly the outcome sought by Brazilian foreign policy.

  • Collapse
  • Expand

Brazil in the world

The international relations of a South American giant


Any digital textbook on manchesterhive is available as a digital inspection copy for teaching staff, for a trial period of 30 days. If you are interested in inspecting one of our textbooks, please fill out our digital inspection copy request form and we will get back to you.

Please review our privacy statement, for information on how your data may be used.

 

Metrics

All Time Past Year Past 30 Days
Abstract Views 133 11 1
Full Text Views 1 1 0
PDF Downloads 3 3 0