By Ole B. Jensen

Making ecu Space explores how destiny visions of Europe's actual house are being decisively formed by way of transnational politics and gear struggles, that are being performed out in new multi-level arenas of governance around the eu Union. At stake are enormous rules approximately mobility and friction, approximately kinfolk among middle and peripheral areas, and concerning the destiny Europe's towns and nation-state. The booklet builds a severe narrative of the emergence of a brand new discourse of Europe as 'monotopia', revealing a really genuine undertaking to form eu area in accordance with visions of excessive pace, frictionless mobility, the transgression of borders, and the construction of urban networks. The narrative explores extensive how the actual principles of mobility and area which underpin this discourse are being built in coverage making, and displays at the legitimacy of those coverage tactics. particularly, it exhibits how spatial principles have gotten embedded within the daily practices of the social and political organization of area, in ways in which make a frictionless Europe appear ordinary, and a part of a standard eu territorial identification.

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