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Transnationalism, ‘Postmodern’ Territorialities and Democracy in the European Union

  • James Anderson
  • James Goodman
Part of the Explorations in Sociology book series (EIS)

Abstract

Will globalization and European integration result in liberal democracy being reconstructed at suprastate levels — the liberal democratic state ‘writ large’? Will transnationalism supersede the nation state and nationalisms, or will state sovereignties continue to prevail, though perhaps in combination with new supranational and subnational territorialities? Is it really more or less ‘business as usual’, or is globalization and the compression of time-space producing a fundamental shift in the underlying conditions of economic, cultural and political life?

Keywords

European Union Liberal Democracy Political Community European Union Level Territorial State 
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  • James Goodman

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