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Author Balibar, Étienne, 1942-

Title We, the people of Europe? : reflections on transnational citizenship / Etienne Balibar ; translated by James Swenson
Edition English edition
Published Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, [2004]
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 291 pages)
Series Princeton paperbacks
Princeton paperbacks.
Contents At the borders of Europe -- Homo nationalis : an anthropological sketch of the nation-form -- Droit de cité or apartheid? -- Citizenship without community? -- Europe after Communism -- World borders, political borders -- Outline of a topography of cruelty : citizenship and civility in the era of global violence -- Prolegomena to sovereignty -- Difficult Europe : democracy under construction -- Democratic citizenship or popular sovereignty? : reflections on constitutional debates in Europe -- Europe : vanishing mediator?
Summary Etienne Balibar has been one of Europe's most important philosophical and political thinkers since the 1960s. His work has been vastly influential on both sides of the Atlantic throughout the humanities and the social sciences. In We, the People of Europe?, he expands on themes raised in his previous works to offer a trenchant and eloquently written analysis of "transnational citizenship" from the perspective of contemporary Europe. Balibar moves deftly from state theory, national sovereignty, and debates on multiculturalism and European racism, toward imagining a more democratic and less stat
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-281) and index
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Subject Citizenship -- Europe.
Political rights -- Europe.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1400825784 (electronic bk.)
9781400825783 (electronic bk.)
(cl. : alk. paper)
(pb. : alk. paper)
Other Titles Nous, citoyens d'Europe? English