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To be, or not to be in the EU, that is the question : The cultural case of United Kingdom´s possible withdrawal from EU

Gruici, Simona LU (2013) EUHR18 20131
European Studies
Abstract
While culture “stresses social life as such: individuals in their relations to others” , this thesis paper deals with culture alongside notions of values, beliefs and national preference/interest. The cultural aspect will shed into light by a wider perspective – the influence it has among European Union´s social and political life. Within EU, the United Kingdom holds high gains and strong financial power as one European member; yet, for the first time in the last decades, the British government decided that – one renegotiation is needed between the UK-EU relation.

This master thesis, first and foremost, will elucidate the complex notion of ´culture´ with a particular concern over the idea that “culture is tied to both economics and... (More)
While culture “stresses social life as such: individuals in their relations to others” , this thesis paper deals with culture alongside notions of values, beliefs and national preference/interest. The cultural aspect will shed into light by a wider perspective – the influence it has among European Union´s social and political life. Within EU, the United Kingdom holds high gains and strong financial power as one European member; yet, for the first time in the last decades, the British government decided that – one renegotiation is needed between the UK-EU relation.

This master thesis, first and foremost, will elucidate the complex notion of ´culture´ with a particular concern over the idea that “culture is tied to both economics and politics”

The aim of this research paper is to investigate whether there is a linkage between culture and governmental decisions/EU politics. Thus, United Kingdom is chosen as a particular study case determining to what extend the British values and beliefs have an impact over UK´s possible withdrawal from EU. (Less)
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author
Gruici, Simona LU
supervisor
organization
course
EUHR18 20131
year
type
H2 - Master's Degree (Two Years)
subject
keywords
the European Union, national interest, national preference, culture, values, Euroscepticism, United Kingdom, David Cameron, political speeches
language
English
id
4022217
date added to LUP
2013-09-10 13:17:10
date last changed
2015-12-14 13:23:23
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  abstract     = {While culture “stresses social life as such: individuals in their relations to others” , this thesis paper deals with culture alongside notions of values, beliefs and national preference/interest. The cultural aspect will shed into light by a wider perspective – the influence it has among European Union´s social and political life. Within EU, the United Kingdom holds high gains and strong financial power as one European member; yet, for the first time in the last decades, the British government decided that – one renegotiation is needed between the UK-EU relation. 

This master thesis, first and foremost, will elucidate the complex notion of ´culture´ with a particular concern over the idea that “culture is tied to both economics and politics”

The aim of this research paper is to investigate whether there is a linkage between culture and governmental decisions/EU politics. Thus, United Kingdom is chosen as a particular study case determining to what extend the British values and beliefs have an impact over UK´s possible withdrawal from EU.},
  author       = {Gruici, Simona},
  keyword      = {the European Union,national interest,national preference,culture,values,Euroscepticism,United Kingdom,David Cameron,political speeches},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {To be, or not to be in the EU, that is the question : The cultural case of United Kingdom´s possible withdrawal from EU},
  year         = {2013},
}