This book addresses issues in cultural change in reconstructing New Europe of the European Community (EC). It offers anthropological perspectives on the transformations of European culture and community which both result from the processes of EC integration.
Part One: Introduction 1. An Anthropology of the European Community 2. Widening Versus Deepening the European Community: The Political Dynamics of 1992 in Historical Perspective Part Two: Contested Domains 3. The Incidental City: Urban Entities in the EC of the 1990s 4. Corsican Identity and a Europe of Peoples and Regions 5. The Periphery of Pleasure or Pain: Consumer Culture in the EC Mediterranean of 1992 6. Farming Styles and Intermediate Structures in the Wake of 1992 7. Rural Communities Without Family Farms? Family Dairy Farming in the Post-1993 EC Part Three: Boundaries and Identities 8. The Face Behind the Door: European Integration, Immigration, and Identity 9. Frontiers Go but-Boundaries Remain: The Irish Border as a Cultural Divide 10. The Future of European Boundaries: A Case Study 11. Cultural Values and European Financial Institutions 12. The Question of European Nationalism