European Values

European identity and common values

Cultural values and language define two of the most important characteristics of territorially defined nations or ethnically defined groups. The recent buzz around the EU blogosphere revealed certain cultural and language issues that limit the way in which people react and interact (1, 2, 3). By similarity, this is not different in the spatial planning field, especially considering that policy measures are usually filtered through the past, ┬ápresent and future visions resulted from cultural and political frameworks. Protesilaos Stavrou actually pointed towards an important issue of the European project. That…

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