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The Political History of European Integration

The Hypocrisy of Democracy-Through-Market

By Hagen Schulz-Forberg, Bo Stråth

© 2010 – Routledge

242 pages

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Table of Contents

Part 1: A Historical Outline: Confronting Teleological Understandings of European Integration 1. The Mythical Foundation and the Turbulent Founding Years 2. The Market and the Social 3. The Constitution and the ‘Democratic Deficit’ Part 2: The European Public Sphere in History, Theory and Practice 4. The European Public Sphere in Historical Perspective 5. The European Public Sphere in Theory 6. The European Public Sphere in Practice Part 3: European Values and the European Union 7. European Values and History 8. The Value Production at the Political Centre 9. The Academic Value Production Part 4: The Contours of a Historical Theory of the EU 10. The Historical Analogies 11. Towards a Realistic Historical Perspective on the European Integration 12. The Future

About the Authors

Hagen Schulz-Forberg is Assistant Professor in International History, University of Aarhus, Denmark. Bo Stråth holds a Chair in Nordic, European and World History at the Renvall Institute, University of Helsinki, Finland. He recently co-edited A European Memory? Contested Histories and Politics of Remembrance and European Solidarities: Tensions and Contentions of a Concept.

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Routledge Advances in European Politics

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