Discourse, Governmentality and European Integration
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Governing Europe by William Walters
Book DescriptionGoverning Europe is the first book to systematically link Michel Foucault's hypotheses on power and 'governmentality' with the study of European integration. Through a series of empirical encounters that spans the fifty-year history of European integration, it explores both the diverse political dreams that have framed means and ends of integration and the political technologies that have made 'Europe' a calculable, administrable domain. The book illustrates how a genealogy of European integration differs from conventional approaches. By suspending the assumption that we already know what/where Europe is, it opens a space for analysis where we can ask: how did Europe come to be governed as this and not that? The themes covered by this book include: * the different constructions of Europe within discourses of modernization, democratization, insecurity and 'governance' * the imprint of modernism, liberalism, ordoliberalism, neoliberalism and crime on the identity of the European Community/European Union * the historical relationship between European government and specific technologies of power, technologies as diverse as planning, price control, transparency and benchmarking.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415429665
(234mm x 156mm x 10mm)
Imprint: David Fulton Publishers Ltd
Publisher: David Fulton Publishers Ltd
Publish Date: 22-Nov-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author William Walters
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This title uses post-structuralist theories of power and discourse to Study European integration and the associated forms of governance. It also investigates the construction of Europe, questioning a range of actors and identities.
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Author Biography - William Walters
William Walters is Associate Professor in Political Science at Carleton University, Canada. Jens Henrik Haahr is a Senior Consultant at the Danish Technological Institute.
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