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"Understanding tangled hierarchies: European citizenship and transnationalism"

Delgado-Moreira, Juan M. (1997) "Understanding tangled hierarchies: European citizenship and transnationalism". In: UNSPECIFIED, Seattle, WA. (Unpublished)

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    Abstract

    The relation between nation-states, European citizenship, and transnationalism is analyzed on a theoretical level from a perspective that combines new institutionalism and complexity studies. In doing so the paper attempts to broaden the range of models that social scientists utilize to think about European citizenship. The launching of European identity, multiculturalism, of the advance of the transnationalist agenda further entangle a potentially conflictive situation without being able to reflect on their basic assumptions. Concepts such as tangled hierarchies and self-organization are invoked to expose how European identity and citizenship could relate to nation-states, as well as to argue in favor of subsidiary and national citizenship.

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    Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (UNSPECIFIED)
    Subjects for non-EU documents: EU policies and themes > Policies & related activities > europeanisation/europeanization & European identity
    EU policies and themes > Policies & related activities > Third Pillar/JHA/PJC > European citizenship
    Subjects for EU documents: UNSPECIFIED
    EU Series and Periodicals: UNSPECIFIED
    EU Annual Reports: UNSPECIFIED
    Conference: European Union Studies Association (EUSA) > Biennial Conference > 1997 (5th), May 29-June 1, 1997
    Depositing User: Phil Wilkin
    Official EU Document: No
    Language: English
    Date Deposited: 14 Mar 2007
    Page Range: p. 27
    Last Modified: 15 Feb 2011 17:22
    URI: http://aei.pitt.edu/id/eprint/2565

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