|Author (Person)||Delanty, Gerard, Rumford, Chris|
|Publisher||Routledge (Taylor & Francis)|
|ISBN||0-415-34713-0 (Hbk); 0-415-34714-9 (Pbk)|
|Content Type||Textbook | Monograph|
Dominant approaches to the transformation of Europe ignore contemporary social theory interpretations of the nature and dynamics of social change. Here, Delanty and Rumford argue that we need a theory of society in order to understand Europeanization. This book advances the case that Europeanization should be theorized in terms of:
This book broadens the terms of the debate on Europeanization, conventionally limited to the supersession of the nation-state by a supra-national authority and the changes within member states consequent upon EU membership.
Demonstrating the relevance of social theory to contemporary issues and with a focus on European transformation rather than simplistic notions of Europe-building, this truly multidisciplinary volume will appeal to readers from a range of social science disciplines, including sociology, geography, political science and European studies.
|Subject Categories||Politics and International Relations|
|Countries / Regions||Europe|