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By Peter A. Kraus

ISBN-10: 052167672X

ISBN-13: 9780521676724

ISBN-10: 0521859395

ISBN-13: 9780521859394

the eu Union's motto 'United in variety' contrasts with the cultural standardization entailed within the formation of geographical regions and the forging of political identities in Europe. So what does being 'united in variety' suggest? targeting language politics and rules, this publication deals a radical overview of the results of cultural and linguistic range for the method of creating a eu polity. It sheds mild on one of the most urgent difficulties linked to modern identification politics. it is usually claimed that the recurrent party of range in Europe's programmatic declarations has a good political impression. Kraus bargains a severe research of the way the ecu has answered to the normative problem of constructing an institutional body for integration which permits cultural ameliorations to be transcended with no ignoring them.

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