Building Europe: Cultural Politics of European Integration

Building Europe: Cultural Politics of European Integration

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Building Europe: Cultural Politics of European Integration

In this revealing study, Cris Shore scrutinizes the process of European integration using the techniques of anthropology, and drawing on thought from across the social sciences. This critical anthropology of European integration is essential reading for anyone with an interest in the culture and politics of the EU.

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ISBN-13: 9780415180153
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/28/2000
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 270
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction Part One: Inventing Europe 1. Forging a European Nation-State? The European Union and Questions of Culture 2. Creating the People's Europe: Symbols, History and Invented Traditions 3. Citizenship of the Union. The Cultural Construction of a European Citizen 4. Symbolizing Boundaries: The Single Currency and the Art of European Governance Part Two: EU Civil Servants. The New Europeans? 5. A Supranational Civil Service? The Role of the Commission in the Integration Process 6. The Brussels Context. Integration and Engrenage among EU Elites 7. Transnational, Supranational or Post-National? The Organisational Culture of the Commission Conclusions

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