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Peter J. Verovšek

Eurozone,’ affecting not only the states that share its common currency (the euro), but also the EU as a whole. 4 Far from spurring further cooperation, these issues have caused citizens across the continent to turn inward, away from the EU and back towards the seemingly safe harbour of the nation-state. The problems radiating from the so-called Great Recession arguably reached their zenith on 23 June 2016, when the United Kingdom, driven by English nationalism and neo-imperial dreams of a ‘Global Britain,’ as well as a backlash against the austerity imposed by the

in Memory and the future of Europe
On mediated unity and overarching legal-political form
Darrow Schecter

understood and instituted. It might be possible to endow social systems with partial constitutions enabling them better to co-​ordinate their respective operations.29 48 Critical theory and sociological theory This kind of de-​centralised planning would surely yield a model of differenti­ ation that is qualitatively distinct from the current ones promulgated through austerity, imposed as privatisation, and defended on the grounds that ‘there is no alternative’. These policies are patently not conducive to investment, growth, political stability, or efficient use of

in Critical theory and sociological theory
Eurosclerosis (1959– 84) and the second phase of integration (1985– 2003)
Peter J. Verovšek

Jürgen Habermas ,’ Constellations , 21 : 2 ( 2014 ), 213 –221 . 110 I. Krastev , ‘ The Age of Populism: Reflections on the Self-Enmity of Democracy ,’ European View , 10 : 1 ( 2011 ), 11 –16 . 111 A. Koronaiou , E. Lagos , A. Sakellariou , S. Kymionis , and I. Chiotaki-Poulou , ‘ Golden Dawn, Austerity and Young People: The Rise of Fascist Extremism among Young People in Contemporary Greek Society ,’ The Sociological Review , 63 : 2 ( 2015 ), 237 ; W. Streeck , ‘ The Crises of Democratic Capitalism ,’ New Left Review , 71 ( 2011

in Memory and the future of Europe
Mads Qvortrup

find the necessities and satisfaction of life that they don’t want to leave it’ (III: 904). For in addition to preventing luxury this system would also ensure that ‘the whole world lives and nobody enriches himself’ (904). It has been argued that all of Rousseau’s subsequent ideas were contained in On Political Economy. One might equally argue that all his mature thoughts reached their zenith in Projet du Corse, where he combined his Spartan romance for rural austerity, a concern for the poor, a realist understanding of international relations – and an understanding

in The political philosophy of Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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Melancholic dispositions and conscious unhappiness
Simon Mussell

/​Songs-​to-​make-​ you-​happy-​compiled-​by-​the-​United-​Nations.html. 3 www.actionforhappiness.org. 4 In doing so, the UK is attempting to follow in the footsteps of Bhutan, which has an official Gross National Happiness (GNH) index, whose principles otherwise stand in stark contrast to those of the UK, based as they are on equitable social development, cultural preservation, conservation of the environment, and the promotion of good governance. Indeed, it is hard to imagine how a government committed to brutal austerity economics can at the same time promote a

in Critical theory and feeling