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The rights & responsibilities of the university sector in the EU referendum debate

In this commentary, Lucy Shacketon outlines why UK universities have both the right and the responsibility to inform and influence the referendum debate. 
3 August 2015 
Lucy Shackleton More...

Starts: Aug 3, 2015 12:00:00 AM

At the Edges of Europe: Britain, Romania and European Identities

In their relationship to Europe, both Britain and Romania are situated at the continent’s edge, but that is where any list of comparisons between the two countries usually ends. Certainly, both countries are members of the European Union, but their respective responses to the European Union differ markedly. Polls conducted by Eurobarometer consistently put Romanians among the most enthusiastic supporters of the European Union, and the British (along with the Greeks) among the least. But what are the historical roots of Romanian and British attitudes towards Europe and the European idea?
27 July 2015
Prof. Martyn Rady More...

Starts: Jul 27, 2015 12:00:00 AM

Extremism disenchanted: what role can education play?

Young people in the UK today who are attracted to extremism are typically well educated. Given the weaknesses of this ideology in terms of its use of history, internal coherence of arguments and moral standards, its success with many educated young people requires explanation. The explanation, according to Dr. Farid, is multifaceted but education has a big role to play in curbing the trend.
2 June 2015
Dr. Farid Panjwani More...

Starts: Jun 2, 2015 12:00:00 AM

EU Citizenship and the Market

Publication date: Nov 14, 2011 10:19 AM

Start: Dec 22, 2011 12:00 AM
End: Jan 03, 2012 12:00 AM

This publication is the outcome of a year-long project, run by the UCL European Institute in cooperation with the European Commission Representation in London on “EU Citizenship and the Market: Rights and Identities in London’s European Communities”. With contributions by Rainer Bauböck, Richard Bellamy, Christian Joppke, Dora Kostakopoulou, Dimitry Kochenov, madeleine kennedy-macfoy, Jonathan Scheele, Uta Staiger.


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EU Citizenship and the Market

28 pages, A4

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Brief


The bulk of rights that come with EU citizenship are still related to the internal market. Are Union citizens therefore defined above all as consumers, workers or producers, rather than as politically empowered citizens? Is the increasing expansion of this “market citizenship” through ECJ rulings even undermining social solidarity? Or could these rights, which allow European citizens to move to and settle in another Member States, lead them to identify more closely with their fellow Europeans?

The following publication addresses these questions and others derrivng from the project EU Citizenship and the Market

Contents

1 An Introductory Note: EU Citizenship and the Market
Jonathan Scheele
p. 1
2 Introduction: The identities and Rights of European Citizens
Richard Bellamy
p. 2
3 Three citizenship regimes in the European Union
Rainer Bauböck
p. 6
4 NEW EUROPEAN CITIZENSHIP: A MOVE BEYOND THE MARKET BIAS: Dimitry Kochenov p. 11
5 ON EUROPEAN IDENTITY: Dora Kostakopoulou p. 16
6 EU CITIZENSHIP AND IDENTITY: SOCIOLOGICAL AND LEGAL-INSTITUTIONAL VIEWS: Christian Joppke p. 19
7 EUROPEAN CITIZENSHIP THROUGH A GENDER LENS?, madeleine kennedy-macfoy p. 21
8 EU CITIZENSHIP AND CULTURE: Uta Staiger p. 23
9 FOCUS GROUPS I & II – SUMMARY NOTES p. 26
10 NOTES ON CONTRIBUTORS p.29