‘Europeanness’ ‐ a new cultural battlefield?

Schlesinger, P. (1992) ‘Europeanness’ ‐ a new cultural battlefield? Innovation: The European Journal of Social Science Research, 5(2), pp. 11-23. (doi:10.1080/13511610.1992.9968297)

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Abstract

The nation‐state is par excellence a product of ‘modernity’ in Europe. Its supercession has been trumpeted of late, hard on the heels of the fashion for post‐modernity. However, the self‐service conceptions of political identity that pertained until the end of the Cold War now need to be discarded as ethnicity and nationhood evidently become the predominant obsessions of the 1990s. Consequently, ‘Europeanness’ has become a cultural battlefield for sharply divergent views.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Schlesinger, Professor Philip
Authors: Schlesinger, P.
College/School:College of Arts > School of Culture and Creative Arts > Theatre Film and TV Studies
Journal Name:Innovation: The European Journal of Social Science Research
Publisher:Taylor and Francis
ISSN:1351-1610
ISSN (Online):1469-8412

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