Limit search to available items
E-book
Author Kühnhardt, Ludger, 1958- author

Title European Union--the second founding : the changing rationale of European integration / Ludger Kühnhardt
Edition 1. Auflage
Published Baden-Baden : Nomos, 2008
Online access available from:
Knowledge Unlatched    View Resource Record  

Copies

Description 1 online resource (670 pages) : maps
Series Schriften des Zentrum für Europäische Integrationsforschung, Center for European Integration Studies der Rheinischen Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn ; Bd. 67
Schriften des Zentrum für Europäische Integrationsforschung, Center for European Integration Studies der Rheinischen Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn ; Bd. 67
Contents The second founding. From national identities to European constitutionalism ; Europe's constitution -- Challenge and response. 1957-1979, institutions consolidated ; 1979-1993, economies integrated ; 1993-2009, politics Europeanized -- Global setting. Transatlantic relations : the bonds that hold ; Globalization and the changing rationale for European integration ; The global proliferation of region-building -- Ideas, norms, theories. Searching in vain : why European integration did not work earlier ; "For the sake of Europe" : prevailing normative disputes ; Academic evaluation : theorizing European integration -- Prospects. Toward European patriotism? ; Defining Europe's global interests
Summary The author is presenting a broadly structured study about the first fifty years of European integration, its geopolitical context and academic reflection. His study is based on the two-fold thesis that since a few years, the European Union is going through a process of its Second Founding while simultaneously changing its rationale
Notes This work is licensed by Knowledge Unlatched under a Creative Commons license https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/legalcode
OCLC-licensed vendor bibliographic record
Knowledge Unlatched KU Select 2017: Backlist Collection
Subject European Union -- History.
European cooperation -- History.
Globalization -- European Union countries.
Europe -- Economic integration -- Political aspects -- History -- 20th century.
European Union countries -- Economic integration.
European Union countries -- Politics and government.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 3832935029 (electronic bk.)
9783832935023 (electronic bk.)