A Value-Driven European Future (Europe des cultures/Europe of Cultures 5)

A Value-Driven European Future (Europe des cultures/Europe of Cultures 5)

By: Leonce Bekemans (editor)Paperback

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Comprising a well structured, interdisciplinary view of culturally founded and value driven reflections on Europe's future this volume brings together a number of papers from an international workshop organised by the Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence of the University of Padua on October 2011 with some additional contributions. The essays are posed within a policy-oriented, institutional and international law of human rights framework, following a non-conventional but inspiring approach. This book provides a valuable resource for European scholars, policy-makers and interested and critical citizens committed to the idea of Europe. It proposes a reading of the complexities of transforming realities, oriented towards a common destiny of sustainable and cohesive societies in a globalised world, providing a human-centric outline for Europe's future development.

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Leonce Bekemans holds the Jean Monnet Chair ad personam for Globalisation, Europeanisation, Human Development at the University of Padua, where he is the academic coordinator of the Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence and collaborates with the Interdepartmental Centre on Human Rights.


Contents: Jose Maria Gil-Robles: Preface - Leonce Bekemans: General Introduction - Leonce Bekemans: A Conceptual Context: Introduction - Ulrich Bunjes: A Future Perspective on Intercultural and Interreligious Dialogue: an Institutional and Policy-oriented View - Antonio Papisca: International Law of Human Rights for Fostering Religious Freedom and Intercultural Dialogue - Leonce Bekemans: A Value-Driven Foundation: Introduction - Thomas Jansen: Value-Driven Foundations of European Integration - Leonce Bekemans: The Idea of Europe: Identity-building from a Historical Perspective - Luk Bouckaert: A Spiritual Foundation for Europe: a Future Oriented Perspective - Christoph Eberhard: Human Rights and Intercultural Dialogue: European Challenges and Perspectives - Wolfram Kaiser: The European Parliament as an Institutional Memory Entrepreneur - Riccardo Scartezzini: The Champions of the Cultural Dialogue between Europe and China: Jesuit Missionaries and Scientists in China between the 17th and the 18th Century - Leonce Bekemans: A Value-Driven Orientation: Introduction - Dario Velo: The European Social Market Economy in the Economic and Monetary Union - Luc Van den Brande: Institutional and International Issues of the Europe 2020 Strategy - Peter Xuereb: A Common Goods' Understanding of Europe and the World - Ferenc Miszlivetz: The Multiple Crises of Europe - Leonce Bekemans: A Value-Driven European Future: An Education Perspective of the European Civitas - Johannes Thomas: Cultural Relativism, Human Rights and the Co-existence of Contrasting Religious Prescriptions in the Islamic Tradition.

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  • publication date: 07/11/2012
  • ISBN13: 9789052018904
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 242
  • ID: 9789052018904
  • weight: 350
  • ISBN10: 9052018901

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