A Political Theory of Identity in European Integration: by Catherine Guisan

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By Catherine Guisan

This e-book offers a theoretical and old exam of the speech and deeds of eu founders.Using a clean and leading edge procedure, this monograph connects political thought with concrete political practices in line with empirical proof, and theorizes the interior means of ecu reconciliations because it has been skilled via these concerned. The e-book attracts upon over a hundred interviews, memoirs, autobiographies and essays of elite and grassroot actors around the heritage of the eu Union, from the founding of the eu Coal and metal group in 1950-2 to the 2010 monetary trouble. It introduces the reader to significant modern Western political thinkers, Hannah Arendt, Jürgen Habermas, Charles Taylor and Paul Ricoeur, and examines how their theories boost the translation of political phenomena similar to ecu integration. As one of many first reports of ecu thoughts, this method opens a distinct window of study to view the advance of the ecu group, and makes a desirable contribution to our knowing of the political culture born of 60 years of eu integration.A Political idea of id in ecu Integration: reminiscence and regulations should be of robust curiosity to scholars and students of eu politics, modern democratic conception and european experiences. Review'Guisan’s research claims a higher specialize in the theoretical implications of her findings for the method of ecu integration, [this] book is very recommended: it proves that it truly is nonetheless attainable so as to add new insights and findings to the prevailing literature facing problems with eu identity.' - Alexander Reinfeldt, Universitat Hamburg, GermanyAbout the AuthorCatherine Guisan is a vacationing Assistant Professor within the division of Political technological know-how on the collage of Minnesota and the writer of Un sens à l'Europe: Gagner los angeles paix (Paris: Odile Jacob, 2003). [C:\Users\Microsoft\Documents\Calibre Library]

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The FRG’s economic situation was difficult, with 12 million refugees from the East to resettle and the repayment of loans to the Allies. But, “the demands of the State of Israel and of the world Jewish associations were first of all justified morally. ”50 In his Memoirs Adenauer adopts a Jaspers-like self-reflective and critical tone to prod his fellow citizens to accountability: The principle of reconciliation 27 Downloaded by [Aligarh Muslim University] at 02:23 23 September 2013 If we were to emerge from this misery and to find the right way forward, we had first to understand what had brought us so low.

Stories of enlargement “represent” how certain EU policies, such as the programs of economic and social cohesion, and institutional arrangements, such as the rotating presidency, have facilitated mutual recognition among Member States, which is predicated on the equality of treatment and status. Chapter 4’s Part III examines the relevance of the principle of recognition (and the lack thereof) to current negotiations for accession. It notes the new obstacles thrown in the way of candidate countries, with a special focus on the complicated case of Turkey’s accession.

I am well aware that much work remains to be done to delineate the principles of action at the heart of the European project, and that other interpretations are quite possible. 1 But only recently has reconciliation become a rhetorical leitmotiv to legitimize this project. For almost four decades, the consensus among decision-makers was that Europe would be built on tangible foundations such as the productivity index, trade and investment. 6 To understand when, and how, the European reconciliation process started therefore matters politically.

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