Britain and Germany Imagining the Future of Europe Book

Britain and Germany Imagining the Future of Europe


  • Author : L. Novy
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2013-09-12
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN 10 : 9781137326072

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Britain and Germany Imagining the Future of Europe Excerpt :

Through analysis of newspaper coverage on the debate over the future of Europe in Great Britain and Germany between 2000 and 2005, this book explores the intricate ways in which national identities shape media discourses on European integration. In doing so, it provides some compelling insights into Europe's emerging communicative space(s).

The Future of Human Rights in the UK Book

The Future of Human Rights in the UK


  • Author : Richard Lang
  • Publisher : Cambridge Scholars Publishing
  • Release Date : 2017-11-06
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages : 328
  • ISBN 10 : 9781527505148

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The Future of Human Rights in the UK Excerpt :

In November 2016 the University of Brighton hosted a one day conference entitled “The Future of Human Rights in the UK”. Legal academics and practitioners from across the UK and Ireland attended to discuss the various topical issues that arise under the title of the conference. Papers were presented on terrorism and counter-terrorism, the role of the European Court of Human Rights, surrogacy and parental rights, union rights, social and economic rights and Brexit; to name but a few. This edited collection comprises a selection of the papers presented. It is a thought-provoking collection designed to make the reader ask themselves: what does the future of human rights in the UK look like?

Europe and the British Geographical Imagination  1760 1830 Book

Europe and the British Geographical Imagination 1760 1830


  • Author : Paul Stock
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2019-10
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN 10 : 9780198807117

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Europe and the British Geographical Imagination 1760 1830 Excerpt :

Europe and the British Geographical Imagination, 1760-1830 explores what literate British people understood by the word 'Europe' in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. Was Europe unified by shared religious heritage? Where were the edges of Europe? Was Europe primarily a commercial network or were there common political practices too? Was Britain itself a European country? While intellectual history is concerned predominantly with prominent thinkers, Paul Stock traces the history of ideas in non-elite contexts, offering a detailed analysis of nearly 350 geographical reference works, textbooks, dictionaries, and encyclopaedias, which were widely read by literate Britons of all classes, and can reveal the formative ideas about Europe circulating in Britain: ideas about religion; the natural environment; race and other theories of human difference; the state; borders; the identification of the 'centre' and 'edges' of Europe; commerce and empire; and ideas about the past, progress, and historical change. By showing how these and other questions were discussed in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century British culture, Europe and the British Geographical Imagination, 1760-1830 provides a thorough and much-needed historical analysis of Britain's enduringly complex intellectual relationship with Europe.

Human Rights in the Media Book

Human Rights in the Media


  • Author : Michelle Farrell
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2019-01-03
  • Genre: Law
  • Pages : 306
  • ISBN 10 : 9781317239482

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Human Rights in the Media Excerpt :

This collection sets about untangling some of the knotty issues in the underexplored relationship between human rights and the media. We investigate how complex debates in political, judicial, academic and public life on the role and value of human rights are represented in the media, particularly, in print journalism. To focus the discussion, we concentrate on media representation of the controversial proposals in the United Kingdom to repeal the Human Rights Act 1998 and to replace it with a British Bill of Rights. The collection is underpinned by the observation that views on human rights and on the proposals to repeal and replace are polarised. On the one hand, human rights are presented as threatening and, therefore, utterly denigrated; on the other hand, human rights are idolised, and, therefore, uncritically celebrated. This is the ‘fear and fetish’ in our title. The media plays a decisive role in constructing this polarity through its representation of political and ideological viewpoints. In order to get to grips with the fear, the fetish and this complex interrelationship, the collection tackles key contemporary themes, amongst them: the proposed British Bill of Rights, Brexit, prisoner-voting, the demonisation of immigrants, press freedom, tabloid misreporting, trial by media and Magna Carta. The collection explores media representation, investigates media polarity and critiques the media’s role.

Brexit and Beyond Book

Brexit and Beyond


  • Author : Benjamin Martill
  • Publisher : UCL Press
  • Release Date : 2018-01-29
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages : 312
  • ISBN 10 : 9781787352759

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Brexit and Beyond Excerpt :

Brexit will have significant consequences for the country, for Europe, and for global order. And yet much discussion of Brexit in the UK has focused on the causes of the vote and on its consequences for the future of British politics. This volume examines the consequences of Brexit for the future of Europe and the European Union, adopting an explicitly regional and future-oriented perspective missing from many existing analyses. Drawing on the expertise of 28 leading scholars from a range of disciplines, Brexit and Beyond offers various different perspectives on the future of Europe, charting the likely effects of Brexit across a range of areas, including institutional relations, political economy, law and justice, foreign affairs, democratic governance, and the idea of Europe itself. Whilst the contributors offer divergent predictions for the future of Europe after Brexit, they share the same conviction that careful scholarly analysis is in need – now more than ever – if we are to understand what lies ahead for the EU. Praise for Brexit and Beyond 'a wide-ranging and thought-provoking tour through the vagaries of British exit, with the question of Europe’s fate never far from sight...Brexit is a wake-up call for the EU. How it responds is an open question—but respond it must. To better understand its options going forward you should turn to this book, which has also been made free online.' Prospect Magazine 'This book explores wonderfully well the bombshell of Brexit: is it a uniquely British phenomenon or part of a wider, existential crisis for the EU? As the tensions and complexities of the Brexit negotiations come to the fore, the collection of essays by leading scholars will prove a very valuable reference for their depth of analysis, their lucidity, and their outlining of future options.' - Kevin Featherstone, Head of the LSE European Institute, London School of Economics 'Brexit and Beyond is a must read. It moves the ongoing debate about what Brexit

The Communicative Construction of Europe Book

The Communicative Construction of Europe


  • Author : Andreas Hepp
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2016-01-26
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages : 299
  • ISBN 10 : 9781137453136

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The Communicative Construction of Europe Excerpt :

Based on a 12-year long project, this book demonstrates the contested character of the communicative construction of Europe. It does so by combining an investigation of journalistic practices with content analysis of print media, an examination of citizens' online interactions and audience studies with European citizens.

British Subversive Propaganda during the Second World War Book

British Subversive Propaganda during the Second World War


  • Author : Kirk Robert Graham
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2021-08-11
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 308
  • ISBN 10 : 9783030716646

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British Subversive Propaganda during the Second World War Excerpt :

This book offers the first in-depth intellectual and cultural history of British subversive propaganda during the Second World War. Focussing on the Political Warfare Executive (PWE), it tells the story of British efforts to undermine German morale and promote resistance against Nazi hegemony. Staffed by civil servants, journalists, academics and anti-fascist European exiles, PWE oversaw the BBC European Service alongside more than forty unique clandestine radio stations; they maintained a prolific outpouring of subversive leaflets and other printed propaganda; and they trained secret agents in psychological warfare. British policy during the occupation of Germany stemmed in part from the wartime insights and experiences of these propagandists. Rather than analyse military strategy or tactics, British Subversive Propaganda during the Second World War draws on a wealth of archival material from collections in Germany and Britain to develop a critical genealogy of British ideas about Germany and National Socialism. British propagandists invoked discourses around history, morality, psychology, sexuality and religion in order to conceive of an audience susceptible to morale subversion. Revealing much about the contours of mid-century European thought and the origins of our own heavily propagandised world, this book provides unique insights for anyone researching British history, the Second World War, or the fight against fascism.

Imagining Germany Imagining Asia Book

Imagining Germany Imagining Asia


  • Author : Veronika Fuechtner
  • Publisher : Boydell & Brewer
  • Release Date : 2013
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 279
  • ISBN 10 : 9781571135483

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Imagining Germany Imagining Asia Excerpt :

This collection of new essays explores how Germany's imagined Asia informed its national fantasies at crucial historical junctures. It will influence future scholarly explorations of Asian-German cultural transfer.

European E Democracy in Practice Book

European E Democracy in Practice


  • Author : Leonhard Hennen
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2019-11-06
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages : 359
  • ISBN 10 : 9783030271848

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European E Democracy in Practice Excerpt :

This open access book explores how digital tools and social media technologies can contribute to better participation and involvement of EU citizens in European politics. By analyzing selected representative e-participation projects at the local, national and European governmental levels, it identifies the preconditions, best practices and shortcomings of e-participation practices in connection with EU decision-making procedures and institutions. The book features case studies on parliamentary monitoring, e-voting practices, and e-publics, and offers recommendations for improving the integration of e-democracy in European politics and governance. Accordingly, it will appeal to scholars as well as practitioners interested in identifying suitable e-participation tools for European institutions and thus helps to reduce the EU’s current democratic deficit. This book is a continuation of the book “Electronic Democracy in Europe” published by Springer.

Imagining Britain   s Economic Future  c 1800   1975 Book

Imagining Britain s Economic Future c 1800 1975


  • Author : David Thackeray
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2018-04-04
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 308
  • ISBN 10 : 9783319712970

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Imagining Britain s Economic Future c 1800 1975 Excerpt :

Following the Brexit vote, this book offers a timely historical assessment of the different ways that Britain’s economic future has been imagined and how British ideas have influenced global debates about market relationships over the past two centuries. The 2016 EU referendum hinged to a substantial degree on how competing visions of the UK should engage with foreign markets, which in turn were shaped by competing understandings of Britain’s economic past. The book considers the following inter-related questions: - What roles does economic imagination play in shaping people’s behaviour and how far can insights from behavioural economics be applied to historical issues of market selection? - How useful is the concept of the ‘official mind’ for explaining the development of market relationships? - What has been the relationship between expanding communications and the development of markets? - How and why have certain regions or groupings (e.g. the Commonwealth) been ‘unimagined’- losing their status as promising markets for the future?

The Road to Brexit Book

The Road to Brexit


  • Author : Ina Habermann
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2022-05-17
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN 10 : 1526163802

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The Road to Brexit Excerpt :

This timely collection of essays explores British attitudes to Continental Europe that explain the Brexit decision. Addressing British-European entanglements and the impact of British Euroscepticism, the book argues that Britain is in denial about the strength of its ties to Europe, and that it needs to face Europe if it is to face the future.

Germany and the Future of European Security Book

Germany and the Future of European Security


  • Author : C. Bluth
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2000-08-17
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages : 203
  • ISBN 10 : 9781403905222

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Germany and the Future of European Security Excerpt :

Germany and the Future of European Security examines the impact of unification on German foreign and security policy, providing the first comprehensive analysis of how the unified Germany has adapted to the post-Cold War security environment. The book considers the development of Germany's understanding of the European security environment, Germany's national interests, its role in Europe and the international system and the policy instruments at its disposal. This provides a context for testing various views about the future of European security more generally.

America  Germany  and the Future of Europe Book

America Germany and the Future of Europe


  • Author : Gregory F. Treverton
  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Release Date : 2014-07-14
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages : 254
  • ISBN 10 : 9781400862870

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America Germany and the Future of Europe Excerpt :

Gregory Treverton reviews the significant episodes in Europe's history after World War II, emphasizing America's preoccupation with Europe and the decisive effect of U.S. foreign policy on European security and economic arrangements during the postwar years. Originally published in 1992. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.

Britain  Germany and the Future of the European Union Book

Britain Germany and the Future of the European Union


  • Author : C. Schweiger
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2006-11-28
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages : 221
  • ISBN 10 : 9780230625105

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Britain Germany and the Future of the European Union Excerpt :

Schweiger outlines the changes in British and German European policies which have been characteristic of a process of normalization in both countries. Schweiger examines possible areas for cooperation between Britain and Germany on major European issues and the significance that such a working partnership could have within the enlarged EU.

The European Union Book

The European Union


  • Author : Kristin Archick
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2021-02-05
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 26
  • ISBN 10 : 9798704925620

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The European Union Excerpt :

The European Union (EU) is a political and economic partnership that represents a unique form of cooperation among sovereign countries. The EU is the latest stage in a process of integration begun after World War II, initially by six Western European countries, to foster interdependence and make another war in Europe unthinkable. The EU currently consists of 27 member states, including most of the countries of Central and Eastern Europe, and has helped to promote peace, stability, and economic prosperity throughout the European continent.This report serves as a primer on the EU. It also discusses U.S.-EU relations