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Euroclash: The EU, European Identity, and the Future of Europe

Neil Fligstein


The European Union's (EU) market integration project has dramatically altered economic activity around Europe. This book presents evidence on how trade has increased, jobs have been created, and European business has been reorganized. The changes in the economy have been accompanied by dramatic changes in how people from different societies interact. This book argues that these changes have produced a truly transnational European society. The book explores the nature of that society and its relationship to the creation of a European identity, popular culture, and politics. Much of the current ... More

Keywords: European Union, market integration, national sovereignty, trade, welfare state, popular culture, political conflict, managers, professionals, white-collar workers

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9780199580859
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580859.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Neil Fligstein, author
Class of 1939 Professor in the Department of Sociology, University of California, Berkeley
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