Beyond nations and continents? Harmony and solidarity as common endeveaours in a digital era of populism, propaganda and fiction?

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In the 21st Century China and the EU have used concepts, philosophies and principles of harmony and solidarity in attempts to counter internal tensions and secure legitimacy. Sustainability as a concept and principle relates more widely to transnational environmental challenges and climate change. Populism, dystopian fiction, market, and political propaganda are normative reactions to the present uncertainty in a fragmented transnational world society. Such normative reactions and tools may both support and undermine legitimacy of some involved actors. Legal institutions, cultures and concepts undergo major changes during a period characterized by turbulence both within and between states.
Translated title of the contributionHinsides nationer og kontinenter? : Harmoni og solidaritet som fælles bestræbelser i en digital ære præget af populisme, propaganda og fiktion?
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationTransnationalisation and Legal Actors. : Legitimacy in Question.
EditorsBettina Lemann Kristiansen, Katerina Mitkidis, Louise Munkholm, Lauren Neumann, Cécile Pelaudeix
Number of pages13
Publication date2019
ISBN (Print)9781138346970
ISBN (Electronic)9780429437151
Publication statusPublished - 2019

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