A COMMUNITY OF EUROPEANS? TRANSNATIONAL IDENTITIES AND PUBLIC SPHERES by Thomas Risse is published now
News from May 18, 2010
This focus on identity allows Risse to address the "democratic deficit" of the EU, the disparity between the level of decision making over increasingly relevant issues for peoples' lives (at the EU) and the level where politics plays itself out—in the member states. He argues that the EU's democratic deficit can only be tackled through politicization and that "debating Europe" might prove the only way to defend modern and cosmopolitan Europe against the increasingly forceful voices of Euroskepticism.
|Title||A Community of Europeans? Transnational Identities and Public Spheres|
|Author||Prof. Dr. Thomas Risse|
|Location||Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Press|
|Identifier||978-0-8014-7648-8 (paper) / 978-0-8014-4663-4 (cloth)|
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