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EU's Post-national State. Nationalism vs. Multiculturalism
EU's Post-national State. Nationalism vs. Multiculturalsim

Author(s): Anda Brailean
Subject(s): Cultural Essay, Political Essay, Societal Essay
Published by: Editura Universităţii »Alexandru Ioan Cuza« din Iaşi
Keywords: multiculturalism; Europe; nation-state; culture; globalization

Summary/Abstract: How to reconcile a European identity that is still quite indefinite with the national identities that have been engines of development, but failed to resolve the issue of ensuring peace and eliminating war as a way of settling differences? Solving the problem of European identity vs. national state identity is the cornerstone for the development of new European institutional architecture. The more the future vision of Europe promotes a deeper integration of the current European nation states, the greater is the fear of the latter to the “danger” of losing its identity. What is, in fact, this identity and would be its disappearance a great disaster? How can be lost the national identity and how it could be replaced by a European identity? Here are just some troubling questions that Europeans today consciences.

  • Issue Year: 2012
  • Issue No: 01
  • Page Range: 51-64
  • Page Count: 14
  • Language: English