National identity and constitutionalism in Europe: Introduction

TitleNational identity and constitutionalism in Europe: Introduction
Publication TypeJournal Article
AuthorsSitter, N., and B. Kissane
Journal titleNations & Nationalism
Pages1 - 5

The article discusses various reports published within the issue, including one on how identification between a people and its constitution can be established when there are conflicts over core values, another on how an ethnically homogeneous state with a liberal constitution, nationhood and citizenship remain dominant issues in constitutional politics in Hungary, as well as a case study concerning Spain which emphasizes the importance of reaching a negotiated settlement acceptable to all parties even at the cost of a coherent constitutional arrangement.


Accession Number: 47124323; KISSANE, BILL 1 SITTER, NICK 2,3; Affiliation: 1: Department of Government, the London School of Economics and Political Science, UK 2: Department of Public Governance, the Norwegian School of Management BI, Oslo, Norway 3: Department of Public Policy, the Central European University, Budapest, Hungary; Source Info: Jan2010, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p1; Subject Term: NATIONALISM; Subject Term: CONSTITUTIONS; Subject Term: HUNGARY; Number of Pages: 5p; Document Type: Article