This dissertation critically examines whether and how the practices involved in the crafting of the European Union may be said to go beyond modern statecraft. European integration should in part be seen as an attempt to transcend the modern state. Among many of the early proponents of European integration, the nation state had become associated with militarism, jingoism and ultimately, at least partly, to the blamed for the many devastating wars on the European continent, and even a normative order that made the Holocaust possible.
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- Political Science
- International relations
- European studies
- European Identity
- European Integration
- European Union
- Institution building--European Union countries.
- Institution building
- Nationalism--European Union countries.
- National security--European Union countries.
- Partial requirement for: Ph. D., Arizona State University, 2012Note typethesis
- Includes bibliographical references (p. 243-263)Note typebibliography
- Field of study: Political science