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The Handbook promotes the increasing diversity of perspectives employed in the study of contemporary Europe and EU integration is situated in the context of Europe’s transformations. It offers balanced coverage of political, social, economic, cultural and institutional dimensions of Europe. It includes chapters by many leading authorities: Beck, Calhoun, della Porta, Offe, Paasi, Rosamund and Tilly. Multi-disciplinary in organization, inclusive in coverage, and cutting-edge in scope, the Handbook is a landmark resource for anyone interested in European Studies.

An Intellectual Homeland: Governing Mobilities and Space in European Education
An intellectual homeland: Governing mobilities and space in European education

Education as a policy area has a history in the European Union but it is an indistinct one, especially in its early decades, and it has been transformed in many ways as the overall policy aim of a knowledge economy and the Lisbon form of constant comparison is introduced to it. As it has been changed, moving from patrimony to a space of comparison, so its direction has increased in sophistication and purpose. But the European Union is unable to control its formation by fiat, through personnel policies, political influence and direct funding (in the way that older nation states did with their systems) and to ...

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