|Title||Debating political identity and legitimacy in the European Union|
|Author||edited by Sonia Lucarelli, Furio Cerutti and Vivien A. Schmidt|
|Imprint||London : Routledge, 2011|
|Descript||xix, 214p. ; 24 cm|
How not to (mis)understand political identity in the European Union. -- The problem of identity and legitimacy in the European Union: is more politics the answer? -- Europe as a narrative network: taking the social embeddedness of identity constructions seriously. -- European identity and support for European integration. -- Do the powers exerted by the EU need a legitimacy based on the citizens' European identity? -- Three European constitutionalism and their respective legitimacy requirements: explaining the longue duree stability of the EU polity. -- False expectations: the counterproductive side effects of the EU's use of political symbols. -- Gaining European legitimacy and identity through unlocking the public spheres of nation states: the case of the Netherlands. -- Mirrors of us: European political identity and the others' image of tthe EU. -- Public visibility and citizen participation: the Europeanization of foreign policy debates in the British and German public spheres. -- Debating identity and legitimacy in the EU: concluding remarks.
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