1st Edition

The Political History of European Integration
The Hypocrisy of Democracy-Through-Market

ISBN 9780415502757
Published January 6, 2012 by Routledge
256 Pages

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Book Description

First published in 2010. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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

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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.