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Europeans on Europe : Transnational Visions of a New Continent - Jolyon Howorth

Europeans on Europe

Transnational Visions of a New Continent

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Published: 24th February 1992
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This book offers an assessment of the hopes, fears, expectations and preparedness of Britain, France and Germany at the approach of the 1992 deadline. It examines, both at the national and European level, the three key areas of business and economics, foreign and defence policy, and politics and political culture, both country by country and in a comparative mode. The questions it addresses are the following: to what extent has Europe began to impact on each of these societies? In what ways have national cultures, mentalities and practices begun to change as a result of Europe? Are they changing in the same direction, or are they producing an anti-European reaction, and what is likely to be the effect of such forces?

Introduction - the old continent in turmoil, a new one in the making, Mairi Maclean and Jolyon Howorth. Part 1 Economics and business - new worlds to conquer: the unfinished chrysalis - market forces and protectionist reflexes in France, Mairi Maclean; Germany - the ambivalent insider, Jutta Helm; Britain - financial sophistication and industrial wastelands, Maurice Basle. Part 2 Foreign and defence issues - beyond Nato ... to what?: France and the defence of Europe - redefining continental security, Jolyon Howorth; German foreign and security policy and the European regional system in the 1990s, Andre Brigot; British security policy - between the special relationship with the United States and the commitment to European security cooperation, Christoph Bluth. Part 3 Politics and political culture - national sovereignty or supranationality?: the two souls of Marianne - national sovereignty versus supranationality in Europe, Rainer Riemenschneider; the Euro-Germans - national identity and European integration in Germany, Eva Kolinsky; Westminster versus Brussels - the last crusade, Alan Butt Philip.

ISBN: 9780333523735
ISBN-10: 0333523733
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 226
Published: 24th February 1992
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.79  x 1.5
Weight (kg): 0.47
Edition Number: 2