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Introduction: Citizens and the European Polity

Magalhães, PC and Sanders, D and Tóka, G (2013) Introduction: Citizens and the European Polity. Oxford University Press (OUP). ISBN 9780199949908

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Abstract

This chapter presents the volume, its fundamental motivation, and contents. It argues that the end of 'permissive consensus' and the entry of mass publics as relevant actors in the dynamics of European integration require a deeper and more comprehensive analysis of how attitudes towards domestic and European politics are linked, especially in the context of an enlarged EU. It describes the main attitudinal aspects addressed by the book chapters and the theoretical perspective that gives unity to the volume and to the entire IntUne series: a conceptualization of the subjective dimensions of European citizenship as consisting in Identity, Representation, and Policy Scope. It then outlines the main questions asked and answered in each of the volume's chapters.

Item Type: Book
Subjects: J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Social Sciences > Government, Department of
Depositing User: Jim Jamieson
Date Deposited: 25 Mar 2013 11:31
Last Modified: 02 May 2018 14:15
URI: http://repository.essex.ac.uk/id/eprint/5918

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