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NATIONALS, CITIZENS, LONG-TERM RESIDENTS, SHORT-TERM RESIDENTS, PLAYING HAVOC WITH TRADITIONAL CATEGORIES OR BUILDING UP NEW ONES?

September 14, 2015

Authors: dr. Davide De Pietri, dr. Raúl I. Rodríguez-Magdaleno EU Citizenship was created in order to legitimize the action of the EU, aiming at building up a close relation between the Organization and the citizens of the Member Countries, a narrative intended to make way and gain support of…

Being a Citizen in Europe without Personal Liberty: Are we going towards a Status of EU Prisoners?

Author: Leandro Mancano, Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Pisa   ABSTRACT Over the last years, a territorially unbounded power to imprison individuals within the EU has been develop-ing. Such dynamic has significantly impacted on EU citizenship, which in turn has been strengthened by basing…

Desubstantialisation of the Citizenship in the Name of Radical Equality

Author: Lana Zdravković The European Union (EU) citizenship is in itself ambivalent and exclusive concept. Regarding the Maastricht (and Lisbon) Treaty it includes only those who already possess the nationality of one of the EU-28.

European Citizenship: The tensions between a volatile demos and its political frames of reference

Author: Emanuel Richter, Department of Political Science, Aachen University, Germany   INTRODUCTION Like all political concepts, "citizenship" too must be regarded as a key term that shows changing and arbitrary meanings. The common understanding that citizenship signifies the status…

Reframing Nationalism, Citizenship and Gender – reflections on contemporary European nationalisms

Authors: Birte Siim and Pauline Stoltz, Department of Culture and Global Studies, Aalborg University,  Denmark     ABSTRACT The growth of nationalism and nativist parties and movements has raised political and scholarly debates about the future viability of European welfare…

State Scope of Deference and Diversity on Universal Human Rights Protection in Europe

Author: Ander Errasti Lopez, Universitat Pompeu Fabra   ABSTRACT The particularistic-universalist controversy regarding Human Rights’ Protection in Europe illustrates several assumptions on sovereignty, nation-state’s legitimacy and democracy that need to be reviewed. In an…