Europe: the Meaning of a Crisis

by Thomas Grillot , 23 July 2012

The last year has been extremely tough for Europe as a political idea. The debt crisis, the rise of the radical right, repeated and widespread attacks against immigrants, foreigners, but also the very concept of supranational solidarity have seemed to bring one of the richest regions of the globe to the brink of collapse. Is the situation as hard as it has been made to look? And where should Europe’s efforts first turn to?

Soon to be published: Nicolas Delalande and Ivan Jablonka, “Labor Migration and Social Rights from Europe in 1900 to China in the 2000s.”

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by Thomas Grillot, 23 July 2012

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