Transforming the European Nation-State: Dynamics of Internationalization by Kjell Goldmann, Goldmann | | 9780761963271 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Transforming the European Nation-State: Dynamics of Internationalization

Transforming the European Nation-State: Dynamics of Internationalization

by Kjell Goldmann, Goldmann
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761963278

ISBN-13: 9780761963271

Pub. Date: 12/18/2001

Publisher: SAGE Publications

This book introduces and maps the complex interaction between internationalization, nation-state and democracy to provide a new basis for understanding political change in contemporary Europe. The book: introduces the concept of internationalization, considers how it relates to its near-synonoym globalization, and explains the dynamics of the

Overview

This book introduces and maps the complex interaction between internationalization, nation-state and democracy to provide a new basis for understanding political change in contemporary Europe. The book: introduces the concept of internationalization, considers how it relates to its near-synonoym globalization, and explains the dynamics of the internationalization process; assesses the impact and implications for nation-states, national identities and political cultures; and addresses the problem of making internationalized democracy work at national and European levels. Throughout the text theoretical ideas and concepts are accessibly introduced and illustrated with a wide range of empirical examples from across Europe.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761963271
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
12/18/2001
Series:
SAGE Politics Texts Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE: INTERNATIONALIZATION
Internationalization as Object of Study
The Dynamics of Internationalization
PART TWO: NATION STATE
Internationalization and the Nation-State
The Issues
The Nation State
A Factual Approach
The Nation-State
A Political-Cultural Approach
The Nation-State
A Normative Approach
PART THREE: DEMOCRACY
Internationalized Democracy
Internationalization and the Citizen

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