Separatism and sovereignty in the new Europe
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Separatism and sovereignty in the new Europe party politics and the meanings of statehood in a supranational context by Janet Laible

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Nationalism -- European Union countries.,
  • Supranationalism -- European Union countries.,
  • Political parties -- European Union countries.,
  • Europe -- Politics and government -- 1989-

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementJanet Laible.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJN30 .L35 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18743844M
ISBN 100230608965
LC Control Number2008017655

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  This book investigates the question of why, despite European integration and its challenges to state sovereignty, separatist nationalism continues to thrive in European Union member states. Janet Laible argues that the EU, as a context, a set of resources, and a participatory arena, is deeply implicated in the arguments and tactics of separatists. Get this from a library! Separatism and sovereignty in the new Europe: party politics and the meanings of statehood in a supranational context. [Janet Laible] -- "This book investigates the question of why, despite European integration and its challenges to state sovereignty, separatist nationalism continues to thrive in European Union member states. Get this from a library! Separatism and sovereignty in the new Europe: party politics and the meanings of statehood in a supranational context. [Janet Laible] -- This book investigates the question of why, despite European integration and its challenges to state sovereignty, separatist nationalism continues to thrive in European Union member states. The boundaries between secessionism and separatism are often blurred, and in many cases study of secessionism encompasses that of separatism and vice versa. Recognising this inherent relationship, this book provides a comparative survey of recent attempts at secession and separatist movements from across Europe and Asia, and assesses the Format: Hardcover.

2 Introduction Separatist movements are spreading all over the world; it begins to pressure on the governments, especially Europe which is witnessing over 25 . 37 rows  This is a list of currently active separatist movements in tism often .   - Buy The Question of Separatism: Quebec and the Struggle over Sovereignty book online at best prices in India on Read The Question of Separatism: Quebec and the Struggle over Sovereignty book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified orders.5/5(2). An essential component of Jacobs's urban activism, this new edition of the book incorporates and expands the Massey Lectures, Canadian Cities and Sovereignty-Association, commissioned by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC). Also included is a previously unpublished exclusive interview with Jane Jacobs in her Toronto home in 5/5(1).

  will be a decisive year for separatist movements in Europe. A referendum about the independence of Scotland is scheduled for September. Catalonia's government intends the same for November, but has to face strong opposition from Madrid. Belgian federal elections will be held in May giving Flemish separatist sentiments opportunity to express themselves .   The movements are stronger when rooted in history, culture, language and popular support, like Catalonia’s, and weaker when they manipulate folkloric identity to gain more financial or political autonomy, with little intention of creating a new political community. Both will present a crucial challenge for Europe in the coming years. Scenarios. Separatism in Flanders The two most visible and most media-covered rifts between the Northern and Southern part of Belgium are related to language and economy. The former is mainly apparent in and around Brussels, where Flemish- and French-speakers live on the same territory, giving rise to struggles about political representation and language. Separatism in the European Union challenges many assumptions about globalization and the international system. On the one hand, it poses a threat to sovereignty and territorial integrity in the current Westphalian state system (Connoly, , p. 67). On the other, it challenges theFile Size: KB.