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By Maria Kousis, Klaus Eder (auth.), Klaus Eder, Maria Kousis (eds.)

`Europe is usually credited with a `polis,' yet now not a `demos'. Political integration and monetary globalisation can't minimize neighborhood identification and social stories. This interesting number of nationwide case reports exhibits why there'll regularly be a neighborhood `demos' positioned in ecology, economic system, and society. yet there'll by no means be a transnational `demos', accurately simply because locality is the root for significant sustainability. lengthy may possibly it triumph.' Tim O'Riordan, CSERGE,University of East Anglia
'The ebook deals a clean viewpoint at the variety of Europe and while, at the interdependence of the rules, economies, and societies of eu international locations. Going past the dichotomies of `good and undesirable' and `leaders and laggards' in environmental issues, the authors give a contribution to another realizing of the North-South divide within the means of ecu integration.' Angela Liberatore, ecu Commission,Directorate basic for Research
`This is a self-consciously revisionist quantity, whose findings are theoretically major, policy-relevant, and well timed. Its insistence on `bringing society again in,' its debunking of the thought of a `Mediterranean syndrome,' its emphasis on developmental `leapfrogging' capability of late-comers to end up leaders in contexts of overdue modernity, and its systematic try to reconceptualize the politics of Europeanization can be rigorously indexed to scholars and policy-makers focused on collective motion, Southern Europe, eu integration, and environmental politics.' P. NikiforosDiamandouros, collage of Athens

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Neither the mass nor the nation nor the media consumers are coextensive entities in present-day societies, thus limiting the usefulness of this concept. 8 This is consistent with Max Weber's definition of social classes. Instead of arguing that classes are waning, we assume that there is an empirical variation between class and milieu depending upon the degree of closure. 2 29 European publics and environmental policy-making These publics are exposed and react to (among many other things) European environmental policy-making.

In other countries the role of expert discourses had been replaced by attention to public concerns. In the media discourse of the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung such an alternative notion emerged only timidly in 1991. Chernobyl became a warning sign not Sustainability as a Discursive Device for Mobilizing European Publics 37 only for the sins of the Soviet system, but also for the internal risks of progress. 20 (4) Italian concerns about life-style allowed risk discourses to be denied and rephrased in terms of control (Triandafyllidou, Donati and Diani 1995; Triandafyllidou 1995, 1996).

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