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Citizenship, Democracy and Justice in the New Europe : European Political Science Series - Percy B. Lehning

Citizenship, Democracy and Justice in the New Europe

European Political Science Series

By: Percy B. Lehning (Editor), Albert Weale (Editor)

Paperback Published: 14th August 1997
ISBN: 9780415158206
Number Of Pages: 224

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"Citzenship, Democracy and Justice in the New Europe" discusses the questions of political principle raised by the creation of the new Europe and the processes of European integration.
It examines what the framework might be for the nature and citizenship on a politically unified Europe. It discusses what framework of rights and obligations would link the members of culturally, linguistically and socially diverse European states to one another. It also considers what role ideas of social justice play in the shaping of institutions and policies and what are the relevant theories of justice.
The contributors show how the new Europe poses novel questions for normative political theory. They also demonstrate the importance of the contribution political theorists can make to the integration debates.

List of contributors
Acknowledgements
Preface
Citizenship, democracy and justice in the new Europep. 1
Justice, practical reason and boundariesp. 15
Structural rationality, democratic citizenship and the new Europep. 34
Justice vs. culture: which comes first?p. 50
Political pluralism and European citizenshipp. 69
A liberal view on a European constitutionp. 86
Pluralism, contractarianism and European unionp. 107
Majority rule, political identity and European unionp. 125
Emancipatory politics between universalism and difference: gender perspectives on European citizenshipp. 142
Basic income and the political economy of the new Europep. 161
European citizenship: a mirage?p. 175
Indexp. 200
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ISBN: 9780415158206
ISBN-10: 0415158206
Series: European Political Science Series
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 14th August 1997
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 1.32
Weight (kg): 0.3
Edition Number: 1