Whose Europe?: The Turn Towards Democracy
February 2000, Wiley-Blackwell
The Turn Towards Democracy: Dennis Smith and Sue Wright ( Aston University).
Part I: Barriers:.
Our 'common European home' - but who owns the house? John Markoff (University of Pittsburgh).
Language, autonomy and national identity in Catalonia: Charlotte Hoffman (University of Salford).
A community that can communicate? The linguistic factor in European integration: Sue Wright (Aston University).
Third country nationals as European citizens: the case defended: Andreas Follesdall (Oslo University).
Part II: Bridges: .
The European public sphere and the deficit of democracy: Reiner Grundmann (Aston University).
Extending ethnolinguistic democracy in Europe: the case of Wales: Stephen May (University of Bristol).
Towards a post-national polity: the emergence of the network society in Europe: Barry Axford and Richard Huggins (Oxford Brookes University).
Citizenship and human rights - particular and universal worlds and the prospects for European citizenship: David Jary (Staffordshire University).
Part III: Processes:.
Making Europe: processes of Europe-formation since 1945: Dennis Smith (Aston University).
National pride and the meaning of Europe: a comparative study of Britain and Spain: Pablo Jáuregui (European University Institute, Florence).
Democracy in Eastern Europe as a civilizing process: Harald Wydra (University of Regensurg).
- Clear analysis of a highly topical and controversial theme
- A well-integrated text drawing on the perspectives of sociology, history, sociolinguistics and political theory
- Highly focused but wide-ranging: themes include citizenship, language, devolution, and the EU's relations with the United States and Eastern Europe.