What does it mean to be a ‘European’?

Delanty, Gerard (2005) What does it mean to be a ‘European’? Innovation: The European Journal of Social Science Research, 18 (1). pp. 11-22. ISSN 1351-1610

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Abstract

The paper explores the notion of Europeanism, asking the question: what does it mean to be a European? In much the same terms as in Michael Walzer's often-cited essay ‘What does it mean to be an American?’, Walzer's analysis will serve as a point of departure for a discussion of different conceptions of European self-understanding. Some points of contrast will be made between American hyphenated identities and European identity, conceived of in terms of a notion of cosmopolitanism.

Item Type: Article
Schools and Departments: School of Law, Politics and Sociology > Sociology
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HM Sociology > HM0711 Groups and organisations > HM0756 Community
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN0030 European Union. European Community. European communities
Depositing User: Library Cataloguing
Date Deposited: 08 Jun 2012 08:28
Last Modified: 08 Jun 2012 08:28
URI: http://srodev.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/39626
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