Europeanism by John MccormickEuropeanism by John Mccormick


byJohn Mccormick

Hardcover | July 3, 2010

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In Europeanism the author attempts to identify and outline the political, economic, and social norms and values associated with Europe and Europeans. He argues that regardless of the doubts associated with the exercise of European integration and the work of the European Union, and regardlessof residual identities with states and nations, Europeans have much in common. Opening chapters deal with the historical development of European ideas, and are followed by chapters addressing European attitudes toward the state (including a rejection of state-based nationalism, new ideas aboutpatriotism and citizenship, and the importance of cosmopolitanism), the characteristics of politics and government in Europe (with an emphasis on communitarianism and the effects of the parliamentary system of government), European economic models (including the importance of welfarism andsustainable development), European social models, European attitudes towards values such as multiculturalism and secularism, and Europeanist views in regard to international relations (emphasizing civilian power and multiculturalism).
John McCormick is Professor of Political Science at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) in the United States. He is the author of multiple books, articles and book chapters on the politics and policies of the European Union, environmental policy, and transatlantic relations.
Title:EuropeanismFormat:HardcoverDimensions:248 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0 inPublished:July 3, 2010Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199556210

ISBN - 13:9780199556212

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Table of Contents

PrefaceIntroduction1. The Idea of Europe2. The Redefinition of Europe3. The State: Decline and Reinvention4. Politics: The Parliamentary Model5. Economics: Sharing the Wealth6. Society: Quality Over Quantity7. Values: Multicultural and Secular8. Europe in the World: Towards Perpetual Peace9. Conclusions