Many Europeans think that town twinning has greatly contributed to integration in Europe after the Second World War. This book, based on observations and interviews with twinning practitioners in small towns, reveals the social and cultural processes that inform twinning as a transnational practice, its perspectives and its limits.
About the Author
Andreas Langenohl is Professor of Sociology at Justus Liebig University Giessen, Germany. His research and teaching interests encompass modernization theory and it critique, notions of the public sphere, transnationalism, social studies of finance and the epistemology of the social sciences.