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By Jon P. Mitchell

Ambivalent Europeans examines the results of residing at the fringes of Europe. In Malta, public debate is ruled by means of the query of Europe, either at a coverage point - even if to affix the european - and on the point of nationwide identification - even if the Maltese are 'European'. Jon Mitchell identifies a profound ambivalence in the direction of Europe, and in addition extra commonly to the most important methods of 'modernisation'. He strains this tendency via a couple of key components of social lifestyles - gender, the kinfolk, group, politics, faith and ritual.

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