Europe’s Legitimacy Crisis: From Causes to Solutions

  • Michael Longo
  • Philomena Murray

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Introduction

    1. Michael Longo, Philomena Murray
      Pages 1-12
  3. Narrating the Past

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 13-13
    2. Michael Longo, Philomena Murray
      Pages 14-34
    3. Michael Longo, Philomena Murray
      Pages 35-52
    4. Michael Longo, Philomena Murray
      Pages 53-78
  4. Seeking a Future

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 79-79
    2. Michael Longo, Philomena Murray
      Pages 101-130
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 131-150

About this book


Sharp in focus and succinct in analysis, this Pivot examines the latest developments and scholarly debates surrounding the sources of the European Union's crisis of legitimacy and possible solutions. It examines not only the financial and economic dimensions of the current crisis, but also those crises at the heart of the EU integration project.


European Union Eurozone crisis governance contestation participation legitimacy representation leadership desegregation EU integration Europe European Union (EU)

Authors and affiliations

  • Michael Longo
    • 1
  • Philomena Murray
    • 2
  1. 1.College of Law and JusticeVictoria UniversityMelbourneAustralia
  2. 2.School of Social and Political SciencesUniversity of MelbourneAustralia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2015
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Pivot, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Political Science Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-49350-0
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-43654-2
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