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Citizenship and Democratic Control in Contemporary Europe

Citizenship and Democratic Control in Contemporary Europe (Hardback)

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European integration, the collapse of state socialism and the relative decline of social democracy have left only two dominant European ideologies: nationalism and the free market.



In Citizenship and Democratic Control in Contemporary Europe a distinguished group of scholars argues that a democratically reconstructed Europe requires a new approach centred around a concept of citizenship which is neither individualistic nor ethnically based but is concerned with the empowerment of individuals. The authors propose the development of a well-structured and pluralistic civic society which encourages active citizenship and a definition of democratic citizenship which can be expressed through self-organized social activity.



Addressing issues central to the future of European democracy - including politics and political processes, economic and social policy, and ideology, language and communication - this important book challenges many of the existing assumptions about the revolutions of 1989, their aftermath and the future of post-Cold War Europe. Insightful and policy relevant, this book will be welcomed by sociologists, political scientists and economists interested in the ideologies underpinning European society.

History & PoliticsPolitics & governmentPolitical control & freedomsHuman rightsHistory & PoliticsPolitics & governmentPolitical science & theoryHistory & PoliticsPolitics & governmentPolitical structure & processesPolitical structures: democracyPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial issues & processesMigration, immigration & emigration Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd Publication Date: 01/01/1996 ISBN-13: 9781858980690  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Edited by Barbara Einhorn, Honorary Research Fellow, Mary Kaldor, Jean Monnet Reader in Contemporary European Studies and Zdenek Kavan, Lecturer in International Relations, University of Sussex, UK

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