European Citizenship: National Legacies and Transnational Projects by Klaus EderEuropean Citizenship: National Legacies and Transnational Projects by Klaus Eder

European Citizenship: National Legacies and Transnational Projects

EditorKlaus Eder, Berhard Giesen

Hardcover | October 1, 2000

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Is there a common ground on which a European citizenship can be constructed? This volume looks at four foundations of citizenship in Europe: the legacy of national identities, current designs and projects for social and political citizenship in Europe, a transitional public space as the basisof an active European Citizenship in Europe, and a transitional collective identity as a symbolic boundary marker for European citizenship. Such options raise the theoretical question of how to conceive citizenship in a transnationalizing world. Since the idea of European citizenship cannot escapethe problem of defining who is a European citizen and who is not, the theoretical problem is tackled by defining the collective bonds of European citizens beyond primordial or traditional bonds that have dominated European history.
Klaus Eder is at Humboldt-University, Berlin. Berhard Giesen is at Justus-Liebig-University.
Title:European Citizenship: National Legacies and Transnational ProjectsFormat:HardcoverPublished:October 1, 2000Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Bernhard Giesen and Klaus Eder: Introduction: European Citizenship - an avenue for the social integration of EuropePart I National legacies of belonging: the tradition of citizenship in Europe2. Dieter Gosewinkel: Citizenship, subjecthood, nationality. Concepts of belonging in the age of modern nation-states3. Bernhard Giesen: National identity and citizenship. The cases of Germany and FrancePart II Projects for full citizenship in the Europolity4. Klaus von Beyme: Citizenship and the European Union5. Philippe C. Schmitter: The scope of citizenship in a democratized European Union: from economic to political to social and cultural?6. Wolfgang Streeck: Citizenship under regime competition: the case of the European Works CouncilsPart III Citizenship participation in a European public space7. Yasemin Soysal: Changing boundaries of participation in European Public Spheres8. Carlos Closa: Requirements of a European public sphere: civil society, self and citizenship institutionalizationPart IV Postnational projects of belonging: the question of a European identity9. M. Rainer Lepsius: Is there a cultural identity emerging in the European Union?10. Klaus Eder: Integration through culture? The paradox of the search for a European identity11. Klaus Eder and Bernhard Giesen: Conclusion: Citizenship and the making of a European society. From the political to the social integration of Europe