Rethinking the Public Sphere Through Transnationalizing Processes

Europe and Beyond

  • Armando Salvatore
  • Oliver Schmidtke
  • Hans-Jörg Trenz

Part of the Palgrave Studies in European Political Sociology book series (PSEPS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Introduction: Rethinking the Public Sphere Through Transnationalizing Processes: Europe and Beyond

    1. Armando Salvatore, Oliver Schmidtke, Hans-Jörg Trenz
      Pages 1-24
  3. Rethinking the Public Sphere: Beyond the National Arena?

  4. Between European Citizenship and Transnational Collective Identities

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 135-135
    2. Paul Statham, Ruud Koopmans
      Pages 137-151
    3. Anna Triandafyllidou, Hara Kouki, Ruby Gropas
      Pages 168-186
  5. Inclusion and Exclusion: Addressing the Cultural Other in Europe

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 288-296

About this book


This book discusses the extent to which the theoretical relevance and analytical rigor of the concept of the public sphere is affected by current processes of transnationalization. The contributions address fundamental questions concerning the viability of a socially and politically effective public sphere in a post-Westphalian world.


anthropology climate change European identity European Integration European Union European Union (EU) identity Integration migration Nation public opinion religion transformation Transnational transnationalization

Editors and affiliations

  • Armando Salvatore
    • 1
  • Oliver Schmidtke
    • 2
  • Hans-Jörg Trenz
    • 3
  1. 1.University of Naples “L’ Orientale”Italy
  2. 2.University of VictoriaCanada
  3. 3.University of CopenhagenDenmark

Bibliographic information

Industry Sectors
Finance, Business & Banking