Еurope as an Object of Desire: Ukraine between “Psychological Europe” and the “Soviet Mentality”

UDC 304/316.75+32.019.5 Valeria Korablyova Charles University, Prague (Czech Republic). ORCID 0000-0003-4523-7557 DOI: https://doi.org/10.37627/2311-9489-18-2020-2.37-54 Keywords: symbolic Europe, Europeanization, facade discourse, backstage discourse, instrumental value, mental attitudes, statism, paternalism. Abstract. The article explores the idea of Europe in the Ukrainian national imaginary and its correlates in behavioral modes of modern Ukrainians. The conceptual tension exists between the…Continue reading Еurope as an Object of Desire: Ukraine between “Psychological Europe” and the “Soviet Mentality”