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Towards Network Democracy? The Potential of Flexible Integration
Towards network democracy? The potential of flexible integration
AlexWarleigh
Democracy and the Problem of the Nation State

Democratising the European Union is proving to be extremely difficult. Obliged after the Second World War to launch a project of political and economic integration in response to their appalling economic circumstances, the need to prevent a further war in (western) Europe, and the foreign policy of the United States of America, the initial member governments of what is now the European Union were nonetheless unable to stomach immediate federation. Instead, they set themselves on a course that was supposed to build ‘Europe’ gradually, giving member governments (and to some extent the populations of the concerned countries) time to get used to the ...

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