elements of African cultures, which he suggests essentialise blackness.
Rather, he is in favour of research on contemporary individual and
community travel and cultural productions that cross borders and allow
black groups to form distinctive cultural and political identities by
borrowing from elsewhere. Specifically, Gilroy ( 1993 ) outlines a complex genealogy of
Afro-Caribbean/Afro-British/Afro-American cultural and political
adjustments that migrants from the region make to different racial politics abroad. All, moreover, exist within global, transnational and translocal frameworks shaped by European colonial domination. The lands of the Yugoslav region were not an imperial metropole, indeed were ruled for centuries by multiple imperial powers without extensive transoceanic colonies, and one such power – the Ottoman Empire – was itself ‘non-European’ in spatialised hierarchies of Europeanness, modernity and Christendom. Yet, even though the region's nations as politicalformations were not
Dimitris N. Chryssochoou, Michael J. Tsinisizelis, Stelios Stavridis, and Kostas Ifantis
inquiry provide the cognitive resources necessary not only for the framing of intriguing hypotheses, but
also for functional analogies of recent developments to be tested. At the same
time, Schmitter’s analysis helps integration scholarship to become familiar with
an otherwise nebulous image of EU polity-building, by allowing for the transfer
of assumptions and ideas from novel politicalformations, which can in turn
offer a useful conceptual laboratory for insightful comparative investigations
to be drawn.
The concept of ‘confederal consociation
the new constitutional
regime of the Fifth Republic.
The planning of the coup and its implementation was extraordinarily complex – the Bromberger brothers in Les 13 Complots du 13
mai counted thirteen strands2 – but basically two antagonistic politicalformations reached agreement to rally to the call for de Gaulle’s
return to power. On the one hand there was a secret plot by Gaullists,
most notably Michel Debré (soon to become Prime Minister), Jacques
Soustelle, Léon Delbecque and Jacques Chaban-Delmas (acting Minister
of Defence), to engineer the return of the