Get buyback upto Rs.9000 on iPads. FREE accidental damage protection. FLAT 50% OFF AT @HOME ON SELECT PRODUCTS

Cultural Change and the New Europe: Perspectives on the European Community (Hardcover)

By Editor : Thomas M Wilson , M Estellie Smith 

Available.
New & Used from sellers starting at

New & Used from sellers starting at

Cultural Change and the New Europe: Perspectives on the European Community Description

Politicians can negotiate currency disputes, redraw national boundaries, and raise trade tariffs but what unforeseen problems may be caused by the melding of societal boundaries and the lowering of cultural tariffs? Originating from a range of nationalities and ethnic groups, the contributors to this volume focus on cultural and social processes of European integration in 1992. Looking at such key themes as culture, nation, community, and identity within a rapidly changing context, Cultural Change and the New Europe offers an important and necessary counterpoint to studies of political and economic integration. This collection of original essays is the first to offer anthropological perspectives on the forces of international integration at work in the European Community (EC) as it creates a single European market. This New Europe will be formed by the twelve member nations of the EC through the processes of economic integration, symbolized by the date 1992the last year before all barriers to the free movement of people, capital, goods, services, and information are removed.From one end of the EC to the other, from Ireland to Greece, the establishment of a truly common market by 1993 will have profound and dramatic impacts on the lives of all the ECs citizens. This new supranation of 350 million consumers will also constitute a new economic system, with both winners and losers. Many in Europe see these economic initiatives as a prelude to political union.In this volume, anthropologists from Europe and North America provide analyses that go beyond local ethnographic case studies in order to explore how the processes of EC integration are affecting Europeans notions of their local, regional, and national cultural identities. Many issues crucial to communities definitions of selfincluding those of citizenship, traditional culture, regional rights, and national sovereigntyare being challenged by agencies and governments that are attempting to forge a New Europe. The ways these forces are perceived and acted upon at the local levels, in both the countryside and the cities, will be crucial to the success of the 1992 project and all subsequent attempts to integrate and unite Europe.

Book Details


Title: Cultural Change and the New Europe: Perspectives on the European Community
Publisher: Westview Pr (Short Disc)
Editor: Thomas M Wilson , M Estellie Smith
Edition: Hardcover
ISBN: 0813385172
EAN: 9780813385174
No. of Pages: 250
Publish Date: 1992-12-1
Binding: Hardcover
Category(s): Sociology,Cultural Studies,Contemporary Economic Situations And Conditions,European Community,EU (European Union),c 1990 to c 2000,Anthropology,EU & European institutions,Economics,Ethnicity,Europe 1992,European Economic Community co,European Economic Com
Deliverable Countries: This product ships to India, Sri Lanka.

Discussion : Cultural Change and the New Europe: Perspectives on the European Community

See Discussion
* The book summary and image may be of a different edition or binding of the same title.
* Book reviews are added by registered customers. They need not necessarily buy book.
* These books are NOT available for reading online or for free download in PDF or ebook format.
* Price can change due to reprinting, price change by publisher or sourcing cost change for imported books.

www.infibeam.com/Books is the biggest online bookstore in India for sale of books at best price - fiction, literature, audiobooks, study guides, novels, story books, rare books, textbooks and books by popular authors. These are available in various editions and bindings e.g. paperback and at best discount.
Bastard Prince