By Peter A. Kraus

the eu Union's motto 'United in variety' contrasts with the cultural standardization entailed within the formation of realms and the forging of political identities in Europe. So what does being 'united in variety' suggest? concentrating on language politics and regulations, this publication bargains an intensive evaluate of the results of cultural and linguistic range for the method of creating a eu polity. It sheds gentle on one of the most urgent difficulties linked to modern identification politics. it's always claimed that the recurrent occasion of range in Europe's programmatic declarations has an efficient political influence. Kraus bargains a serious research of ways the ecu has answered to the normative problem of constructing an institutional body for integration which permits cultural adjustments to be transcended with out ignoring them.

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