Europhilia


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Europhilia

(ˌjʊərəʊˈfɪlɪə)
n (sometimes not capital)
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) admiration for Europe, Europeans, or the European Union
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It is intriguing to imagine how different a country we live in if ardent europhilia had entered the political mainstream decades earlier.
From this lens, elite and politicians are "seeking to be identified by europhilia in education and consumption" (p 70).
Firstly, in terms of public perceptions of the concrete benefits that EU membership brings to Poland, this meant that Polish Europhilia was highly contingent and could possibly come under strain as these benefits start to wear thin.
I have always believed the main reason Britain voted to stay in what was then called the Common Market in 1975 was not down to our innate Europhilia, but simply a fear that leaving would result in large-scale unemployment.
All public opinion polls, conducted by local and international "pollsters," show Euro-enthusiasm and Europhilia with a structure of over 61 percent to even 80 percent of citizens.
These positions mirror the often facile Europhilia on the American left that vaguely embraces Europe as a blue state, while demonstrating little knowledge of, or interest in, stronger political integration, and they are just as dangerously provincial and shortsighted.
Tusk's personality, charisma and Europhilia, which stand in striking contrast with the Eurosceptic Conservatism of the Kaczynski brothers, have earned him the backing of other European leaders from his political family, the EPP.
America now has, perhaps for the first time in its history, a president who exhibits strong signs of Europhilia and bristles at the mere mention of "American exceptionalism," the idea (whether or not Obama knows it) that historical conditions in the United States differ crucially from those laid down by the Marxist model for the development of capitalism.
His friends in the academy have all but conceded to his enemies there the affirmative, celebratory, gung-ho Emerson, of Nature and "Self-Reliance," and decamped to later and somewhat grayer essays, like "Experience" and "Fate," in order to advance a home-grown pragmatism against a perceived Europhilia.
She radically changed her rune on further European integration, going from Europhilia to Euroskepticism.
But the results so far indicate that better-off Irish voters, from the fat farming regions of the south midlands and the prosperous suburbs of south Dublin, stuck with their traditional Europhilia.