Is the European Union a failed project

Why the European Union failed: a balance sheet

[Journal article]

Abstract

With the 'New Economic Governance' implemented during the crisis in Europe, the competitive state-based mode of integration comes to its own and at the same time to its end. The article argues that the reasons for this lie in the one-sided social and apparatus-based balance of power ... more

With the 'New Economic Governance' implemented during the crisis in Europe, the competitive state-based mode of integration comes to its own and at the same time comes to an end. The article argues that the reasons for this are to be found in the one-sided social and apparatus-based power relations, the lack of civil society structures in Europe, and the failed project of a social union.This led to the EU remaining an elite project. It lacks a social basis, so that it is quickly questioned as a whole in a crisis ... less

Thesaurus keywords
European cooperation; Crisis; Monetary union; European Integration; Economic union; EU

classification
European politics

Language document
German

Year of publication
2017

Page reference
Pp. 25 - 38

Magazine title
Contradictions: Journal for Socialist Politics in the Education, Health and Social Sector, 37 (2017) 144

Issue topic
"In and against the State!" - Current state-theoretical perspectives for a politics of the social

ISSN
0721-8834

status
Release version; appraised

License
Deposit License - No Redistribution, No Processing