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The crisis behind the eurocrisis, the eurocrisis as a multidimensional systemic crisis of the EU, edited by Eva Nanopoulos and Fotis Vergis.

Summary
The Crisis behind the Euro-Crisis encourages dialogue among scholars across the social sciences in an attempt to challenge the narrative that regarded the Euro-crisis as an exceptional event. It is suggested instead that the Euro-crisis, along with the subsequent crises the EU has come to face, was merely symptomatic of deeper systemic cracks. This book's aim is to uncover that hidden systemic crisis - the 'crisis behind the Euro-crisis'. Under this reading it emerges that what needs to be questioned is not only the allegedly purely economic character of the Euro-crisis, but, more fundamentally, its very classification as an 'emergency'. Instead, the Euro-crisis needs to be regarded as expressive of a chronic, dysfunctional, but 'normal' condition of the EU. By following this line of analysis, this book illuminates not only the causes of contemporary turbulences in the European project, but perhaps the 'true' nature of the EU itself
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Note
Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 05 Jul 2019)
Physical Description
1 online resource (xviii, 455 pages), digital, PDF file(s).
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9781108636889

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