Non-State Oriented Political Theory: A Critical Assessment
POLITICAL THEORY OF THE EUROPEAN UNION, pp. 205-212, J. Neyer, A. Wiener, eds., Oxford University Press, 2010
8 Pages Posted: 21 Sep 2011
Date Written: 2010
What standards of normative legitimacy are required to assess whether such multilevel, non-state political orders are just and legitimate? - that is: what conditions must be satisfied, if its subjects are to have a moral obligation to obey the authorities and institutions, and so that non-members have a moral obligation to recognize it as deserving of standing and immunity as a member of the international and global order?
This chapter discusses four central topics high on the research agenda, topics illuminated by the other contributions of the volume, but which merit even further attention.
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