Making European Citizens: Civic Inclusion in a Transnational Context

Jo Shaw (Editor), Richard Bellamy (Editor), Dario Castiglione (Editor)

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Making European Citizens examines the forms of transnational citizenship developing in Europe. Previous discussions have focused on the construction of a European identity and the granting of common European rights, but rarely explore whether citizens have developed the capacity for self-rule. Active citizenship involves more than simply voting. Citizens must be able to organize socially and politically as well. Achieving such mobilization at a transnational level may involve new democratic techniques and skills. The volume explores how far European citizens have acquired the requisite methods and qualities.

Original languageEnglish
Number of pages288
ISBN (Electronic)9780230626966, 9780230627475
ISBN (Print)0333973771, 9780333973776
Publication statusPublished - 2006

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NameOne Europe or Several?


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