1st Edition

Visions Of European Unity

By Philomena Murray Copyright 1996
    250 Pages
    by Routledge

    240 Pages
    by Routledge

    Surveying the ideals and visions held by the founders of the European Community, this timely book also assesses the concepts and theories surrounding the European Union today. This volume is the first to explore the theoretical cleavages among Monnet, Spinelli, the federalists, and the functionalists together with the views of the Socialist, Labour

    Preface -- Introduction -- Visionary Ideals of European Unity After World War I -- The New Europe Debate in Wartime Britain -- Functionalism Versus Federalism: Alternative Visions of European Unity -- Jean Monnet and the Federal Functionalist Approach to European Union -- Spinelli and European Union -- Conservative and Christian Democrat Debates on European Union -- Nationalist or Internationalist? Socialists and European Unity -- The Transformation of the European Ideal Since World War II -- The Debate on Citizenship and European Union


    Murray, Philomena