GOV 638 - The European Union (3)

Evolution and integration of Europe, from Common Market to political union; the contending world views (e.g. Christian roots, and secular philosophies); the new European Constitution (e.g. Charter of Fundamental Freedoms); the re-structuring of independent nation-states into a supranational structure, with demands for common foreign & defense policies, adjustments to a common currency, and the struggle for social cohesion and cultural identity.