Nettsider med emneord « European identity»

Publisert 9. nov. 2010 10:52

What are the achievements of the Convention on the future of Europe? In the light of contrasting constitutional visions, the paper discusses whether the document produced by the Convention should be seen as constitutional treaty or constitution proper. It arrives at the conclusion that no unequivocal judgement can be made; however, the Convention makes certain qualitative leaps away from treaty towards constitutional patriotism.

ARENA Working Paper 21/2003 (pdf)

John Erik Fossum

Publisert 9. nov. 2010 10:52

This paper denounces the perception of pre-political community attachment as a requisite for political integration; instead it delineates a post-national model of European democracy, built upon individual rights and citizenship and shared legitimacy between the national and EU levels.

ARENA Working Paper 26/2000 (html)

Erik Oddvar Eriksen and John Erik Fossum

Publisert 9. nov. 2010 10:52

This article addresses the critical issue of how constitutional designing of the EU is related to the expression of collective identities.

ARENA Working Paper 07/2009 (pdf)

Hans-Jörg Trenz

Publisert 9. nov. 2010 10:52

The paper discusses Joseph Weiler’s proposition of including a reference to Europe’s Christian roots in the Constitution for Europe. By examining the common European heritage as well as comparing with existing European constitutions, it is argued that an explicit religious reference is misleading as well as counterproductive to the development of a common European identity.

ARENA Working Paper 10/2004 (pdf)

Agustín José Menéndez

Publisert 9. nov. 2010 10:52

Drawing upon a multi-faceted understanding of human rationality, this essay highlights the role of three generic social mechanisms - strategic calculation, cognitive role playing and normative suasion - in promoting differing degrees of cooperation within international institutions.

ARENA Working Paper 08/2004 (pdf)

Jeffrey T. Checkel