1. Introduction / Iseult Honohan and Jeremy Jennings -- 2. Four models of republican liberty and self-government / Per Mouritsen -- 3. Reforming republicanism in nineteenth-century Britain : James Lorymer''s The republican in context / Duncan Kelly -- 4. Two philosophers of the French Republic : Charles Renouvier and Jules Barni / Jeremy Jennings -- 5. Creating republican ceremony : French presidential funerals 1880-1940 / Pierre-Yves Baudot -- 6. Sean O''Faolain''s discourse of ''the betrayal of the Republic'' in mid-twentieth century Ireland / Mark McNally -- 7. Political trust, democracy and the republican tradition / Francisco Herreros Vazquez -- 8. Contemporary republican theories : in search of solidarity / Laura Andronache -- 9. Modern republican democratic contestation : a model of deliberative democracy / John Maynor -- 10. Republican theory and democratic transformation / John Schwarzmantel -- 11. Public spheres and civic competence in the European polity : a case of liberal republicanism? / Kostas A. Lavdas and Dimitris N. Chryssochoou -- 12. Restricting family rights : philosophical reflections on transnational marriages / Margo Trappenburg -- 13. French ''republican model of integration'' from theory to practice : the case of housing policy / Valerie Sala Pala -- 14. Educating citizens : nation-building and its republican limits / Iseult Honohan -- 15. Conclusion / Iseult Honohan and Jeremy Jennings.