The Idea of a European Superstate: Public Justification and European Integration

Princeton University Press
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Is there a justification for European integration? The Idea of a European Superstate examines this--the most basic--question raised by the European Union. In doing so, Glyn Morgan assesses the arguments put forward by eurosceptics and their critics. In a challenge to both sides of the debate, Morgan argues in support of a European superstate. Unless Europe forms a unitary sovereign state, Europe will remain, so he maintains, weak and dependent for its security on the United States.

The Idea of a European Superstate reshapes the debate on European political integration. It throws down a gauntlet to eurosceptics and euro-enthusiasts alike. While employing the arguments of contemporary political philosophy and international relations, this book is written in an accessible fashion that anyone interested in European integration can understand.

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Glyn Morgan is associate professor of government and of social studies at Harvard University.
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Princeton University Press
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Published on
Jan 10, 2009
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Pages
240
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ISBN
9781400828050
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Language
English
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Genres
Political Science / General
Political Science / History & Theory
Political Science / International Relations / General
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