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re:generation Europe

Ten Proposals for Another Europe

  • Floris de Witte
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Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Floris de Witte
    Pages 1-7
  3. Floris de Witte
    Pages 9-31
  4. Floris de Witte
    Pages 33-52
  5. Floris de Witte
    Pages 53-72
  6. Floris de Witte
    Pages 73-96
  7. Floris de Witte
    Pages 97-138
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 139-141

About this book

Introduction

This book sets out a vision for another Europe: one that cherishes diversity, listens to its public, and is sensitive to its younger generations. It is a call for a re-imagination of the European project, as a response to the three biggest crises that the EU has had to endure – the Euro-zone crash, the refugee crisis, and Brexit. These crises demonstrate a fundamental weakness at the heart of the EU: it struggles with making legitimate decisions when member states disagree about how to proceed. This book offers a guide out of this mess. It discusses how the EU can make better use of the trust between its citizens, and how it can reform itself internally so that it can actually listen to those citizens. It also offers ten original policy proposals – from the scandalously ambitious to the prosaic – to show what another Europe could look like.

Floris de Witte is Associate Professor in the Department of Law at the London School of Economics and Political Science, UK.

Keywords

European Union economic stability state of Europe Euroscepticism national politics European project European regeneration European integration institution institutionalised power democracy another Europe Treaty of Rome trust distrust European identity Future of Europe Internationalism Monetary policy regionalism

Authors and affiliations

  • Floris de Witte
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of LawLondon School of Economics and Political ScienceLondonUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-19788-9
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Switzerland AG, part of Springer Nature 2020
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, Cham
  • eBook Packages Political Science and International Studies
  • Print ISBN 978-3-030-19787-2
  • Online ISBN 978-3-030-19788-9
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