Рус Eng During last 365 days Approved articles: 2089,   Articles in work: 307 Declined articles: 854 
Articles and journals | Tariffs | Payments | Your profile

Back to contents

The Liberal Intergovernmental Approach in the Context of Modern Regional Studies by the example of Latin America
Chebotarev Yurii Anatolyevich

Post-graduate student, the department of Applied Analysis of International Problems, Moscow State Institute of International Relations is an academic institution of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia

109383, Russia, g. Moscow, ul. Shosseinaya, 39 k.1, kv. 13
Другие публикации этого автора



The present article explores the theoretical basis of modern regional studies and comparative integration. The article covers the formation of existing integration theories and their peculiar features; fixes the historical dominant of Western European experience in the process of integration theories creation. The author marks out the fundamental differences between the context of Western European integration and regional processes in most other regions of the world; gives a brief description of the liberal intergovernmental approach, its origins, history, and circumstances of its development, and the reasons for its wide applicability. As an example, the article appeals to the experience of regional initiatives of Latin America, their specificity and fundamental principles of functioning, their difference from Western European practice and compliance of Latin American experience with the hypotheses of the liberal intergovernmental approach, explicableness of modern phenomena of Latin American regionalism on its basis. The author draws a conclusion as for applicability of the Liberal Intergovernmental Approach in modern studies of regional organizations as a basic theoretical approach, makes assumptions about its perspective further adaptation, highlights relevance of this direction as well as the theoretical work necessary to understand and systematize the experience of practical research and regional specifics.

Keywords: integration, liberal intergovernmental approach, integration theory, new regionalism, regionalism, comparative integration, Latin America, historical dominant, Latin American experience, regional specificity



Article was received:


Review date:


Publish date:


This article written in Russian. You can find full text of article in Russian here .

Afontsev S.A. Modeli mezhdunarodnoi integratsii: mezhdunarodnyi opyt i uroki dlya Rossii. // Rossiya v sovremennykh integratsionnykh protsessakh: kollektivnaya monografiya. Pod red. S.A. Afontseva i M.M. Lebedevoi. M.: MGIMO-Universitet, 2014
Baikov A.A. Novye liki integratsii. // Mezhdunarodnye protsessy, 2015. №1 t.13
Baikov A.A. Sravnitel'naya integratsiya prodolzhaet razvivat'sya // A.A. Baikov. Sravnitel'naya politika.-2011.-№ 4.
Baikov A.A. Sravnitel'naya integratsiya. Praktika i modeli integratsii v zarubezhnoi Evrope i Tikhookeanskoi Azii. // A.A. Baikov, otv. red. A.D. Bogaturov. – M.: Aspekt Press, 2012
Butorina O.V Itogi razvitiya ES i vyzovy novogo veka. M., 2006.
Vzaimozavisimost' i konflikt interesov. SShA i Latinskaya Amerika (vtoraya polovina KhKh veka) M., 2000
Kostyunina G.M. Integratsionnye protsessy v zapadnom polusharii: monografiya – M.: MGIMO-Universitet, 2013
Martynov B.F. «Zapad» i «ne-Zapad»: proshloe, nastoyashchee... budushchee? – M.: ILA RAN, 2015
Rafalyuk E.E. Regional'naya integratsiya latinoamerikanskikh gosudarstv: priroda, soderzhanie, razreshenie sporov: Monografiya. – M.: Institut zakonodatel'stva i sravnitel'nogo pravovedeniya pri Pravitel'stve RF: INFRA-M, 2016
Strezhneva M.V. Institutsional'noe razvitie ES // Vostok – Zapad: Regional'nye podsistemy i regional'nye problemy mezhdunarodnykh otnoshenii. M.: MGIMO, 2001.
Strezhneva M.V. Nadnatsional'nost' kak evrotrend. // Mezhdunarodnye protsessy, 2003. №1
Stroganov A.I. Latinskaya Amerika: stranitsy istorii KhKh veka – M.: Knizhnyi dom «LIBROKOM», 2017
Tsentral'noamerikanskii konflikt: ot protivoborstva k uregulirovaniyu. M., 1992
Chubar'yan A. Evropeiskaya ideya v istorii: Problemy voiny i mira. M.: «Nauka», 1987
Balassa B. The Theory of Economic Integration. Boston, MA: Irwin, 1961
Katzenstein P. Area Studies, Regional Studies and International Relations // The Journal of East Asian Studies. #2(1)
Marinovic M. El Ról presencial de defensa ante los desafios de desarrollo // Seguridad Estratégica Regional. Buenos Aires, 1995. N7.
Moravchik A. Preferences and Power in the European Community: A Liberal Intergovernmental Approach // Economic and Political Integration in Europe, Internal Dynamics and Global Contexts / S. Bulmer and A. Scott (editors). Oxford, 1994.
Schmitter P.C. Three Neo-Functional Hypotheses about International Intergation // International Organization
Solingen E. Comparative Regionalism: Economics and Security. London/NY: Routledge, 2015