Survival of the European (Dis) Union

Responses to Populism, Nativism and Globalization

  • John Theodore

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xx
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    Pages 1-22
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    Pages 23-46
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    Pages 47-71
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    Pages 73-88
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    Pages 89-101
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    Pages 103-124
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    Pages 125-147
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    Pages 149-164
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 165-175

About this book


The European Union (EU) has reached crisis point. Populist and Nativist forces are militating against years of austerity economics, distant elites, and a rising tide of migration. Despite the EU's shortcomings, this book seeks to determine the future of the EU, outlining how the institution can learn lessons from the elements that have plunged much of Europe into social, economic and political turmoil. This book argues for reform not revolution. By interviewing politicians, economists, representatives of national bodies and EU citizens, this book provides unique insights never before disclosed and makes a major contribution to current debates on the future of the EU and the Eurozone.


Euro Brexit European Union Migration Populism Eurozone reform Financial reform Democratization Bicameral legislature Power bloc membership Pooled sovereignty Liberal order Austerity economics Nativism Identity politics Illiberal democracy Voter apathy Disruptive unilateralism Elitism

Authors and affiliations

  • John Theodore
    • 1
  1. 1.ManchesterUK

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