European Identity: the Desired and the Real

European Identity: the Desired and the Real

Vainshtein G.I.,

Leading Researcher, Primakov National Research Institute of World Economy and International Relations, Russian Academy of Sciences,

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For citation:

Vainshtein G.I. European Identity: the Desired and the Real . – Polis. Political Studies. 2009. No. 4. P. 123-134. (In Russ.)


In his article, timed for the elections to the European Parliament, the author, drawing widely the data of sociological studies, considers problems and prospects of the formation of common European identity. Foundations, as well as systemic components, – of different nature – of the said identity are critically analyzed in the article.

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