This is the 1st examine of Europe post-1989 from an anthropological viewpoint. 13 unusual authors learn the social, cultural and political implications of eu integration with specific emphasis on altering ecu identities, suggestions of citizenship and degrees of participation. Their goal is to indicate an time table for destiny examine able to addressing constructing developments in modern Europe.
The ebook is split into elements. the 1st offers with significant theoretical concerns that experience characterised the anthropological learn of Europe and encompasses a distinctive introductory bankruptcy which charts the historical past of anthropology in Europe and considers the clients for an anthropology of Europe. this can be through key issues within the learn of ecu society and tradition together with kinship, gender, nationalism, immigration and altering styles of creation. the second one part develops those subject matters extra utilizing diversified theoretical views to provide an explanation for complicated concerns equivalent to nationalism, ethnic identities, and sectarian conflicts. 9 case experiences conceal a variety of modern issues together with ecu integration and Irish nationalism, the transmission of ethnic identification, and id and clash within the former Yugoslavia and post-colonial Gibraltar.
This e-book fills a niche within the literature on eu integration and should be of curiosity to anthropologists and sociologists in addition to scholars of Political technology, Communications and eu Studies.
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