The chapter focuses on national and European identity and examines, whether Europe is united or still divides concerning the new European identity. First part outlines the multiple natures of identity and different types of territorial attachment; the second one examines the position of elites on European integration. The third part analyse the components of national and European identities and the final one focuses on exploration of the interdependencies between the aspects of both identities.
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Mansfeldová, Zdenka, Barbora Špicarová Stašková
Identity Formation of Elites in Old and New Members States (with special Focus on the Czech Elite)
Mansfeldová, Zdenka, Barbora Špicarová Stašková. 2010. „Identity Formation of Elites in Old and New Members States (with special Focus on the Czech Elite).“ Pp. 105-124 in Ilonszki, Gabriella (ed.). Perception of the European Union in New Members States. A Comparative Perspective. Abingdon, Oxon, New York: Routledge. 184 s. ISBN 978-0-415-57490-7.