TITLE

THE MORAL PSYCHOLOGY OF EUROPEANNESS: DIVERSIFIED, HORIZONTAL AFFECTIVITY

AUTHOR(S)
Brown, Eric; Szalai, Judit
PUB. DATE
December 2008
SOURCE
Limes;2008, Vol. 1 Issue 2, p172
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The question the authors of this paper raise is what kind of positive emotional attitudes the sustained, fruitful existence of the European Union (EU) takes on the part of its citizens. It is argued that the EU as a polity is an inappropriate object for patriotism. The emotions the authors envisage as constituting the necessary affective basis for the political community are based on developing horizontal relationships among citizens and their relationships to institutions that the EU makes possible.
ACCESSION #
43638115

 

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