Citizenship and Solidarity in the European Union: From the Charter of Fundamental Rights to the Crisis, the State of the Art by Alessandra SilveiraCitizenship and Solidarity in the European Union: From the Charter of Fundamental Rights to the Crisis, the State of the Art by Alessandra Silveira

Citizenship and Solidarity in the European Union: From the Charter of Fundamental Rights to the…

EditorAlessandra Silveira, Mariana Canotilho, Pedro Madeira Froufe

Paperback | December 27, 2013

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This book attempts to address an important question: where is the European project going?
As Europe struggles with the most profound economic and social crises in recent history, what happens to the promises of freedom, democracy, equality and respect for the inviolable and inalienable rights of the human person proclaimed in the Preamble of the Treaty on European Union? How does the European Union intend to demonstrate its commitment to fundamental social rights at a time of widespread deregulation and an increasingly precarious labour market? How can we further enhance the democratic and efficient functioning of European institutions when there is a growing distance between citizens and political elites?
This publication is based on papers given at the international conference «Citizenship and Solidarity in the European Union – from the Charter of Fundamental Rights to the Crisis: The State of the Art», which took place in the School of Law at the University of Minho, Portugal, in May 2012. The line-up of contributors includes scholars from southern and northern Europe and Brazil, and together the papers constitute a lively and productive debate about the future of Europe.
Alessandra Silveira is Professor of European Law at the University of Minho, Portugal, where she also directs the Centre of Studies in EU Law (CEDU) and the Master’s degree in EU Law. She holds a Jean Monnet Chair linked to the project «Citizenship of rights: European citizenship as the fundamental status of nationals of the Member Sta...
Title:Citizenship and Solidarity in the European Union: From the Charter of Fundamental Rights to the…Format:PaperbackDimensions:8.66 × 5.91 × 0.68 inPublished:December 27, 2013Publisher:P.I.E-Peter Lang S.A., Éditions Scientifiques InternationalesLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Contents: Emilios Christodoulidis: Some Reflections on the State of Europe – Teresa Freixes: Citizens’ Legislative Initiative and Citizenship of Rights – Jonathan Tomkin: Reconciling Integrationist Aspirations with Budgetary Realities. Citizenship and Solidarity in the Union legal Order – Dora Kostakopoulou: The Anatomy of Civic Integration – José Rubens de Moraes: Charter of the Fundamental Rights of the European Union and the Fundamental Rights in the Brazilian Constitution. A Question of Citizenship over the Focus on the Constitutionalisation of Brazilian Civil Law – Raúl Trujillo Herrera: Free Movement of Workers in Times of Crisis. Some Observations – Elaine Dewhurst: Equality in an Economic Crisis. Re-Writing Age Discrimination Legislation – Nuno Piçarra: Is the Area of Freedom Security and Justice a Factor of Development and Competitiveness in the European Union? – Marcílio Toscano Franca-Filho: Development, Competition and Global Administrative Law – João Rodrigues: The Euro of our Discontent – Katarzyna Gromek Broc: Prospects for Social Europe. What Social Europe Can We Get? – Bruno de Witte: Tensions in the Multilevel Protection of Fundamental Rights. The Meaning of Article 53 EU Charter – Francisco Balaguer: European Identity, Citizenship and the Model of Integration – Leonard F. M. Besselink: Multiple Political Identities. Revisiting the ‘Maximum Standard’ – Eva-Maria Poptcheva: The Multilevel Context of Union Citizenship. The Right to Consular Protection as a Case in Point Title – Marcelo Neves: Transconstitutionalism. Brief Considerations with Special Reference to Latin America – Catherine Barnard: A Case Study of Dismissal – Donatella Loprieno: Protecting Fundamental Rights of Migrants in (Ir)Regular Situations During the Economic Crisis – Tamara Hervey: Health Equality, Solidarity and Human Rights in European Union Law – Francine Mestrum: Citizenship and Solidarity in the European Union. From Brussels to Echternach? – Dimitry Kochenov: EU Citizenship. New Questions in Need of an Answer – José Castro Caldas: The Political Economy of European Deconstruction – Domenico D’Orsogna: Cultural Diversity, Citizenship, Migration Flows – Jesus Prieto de Pedro: Cultural Diversity as a Political and Legal Challenge and a Basis for Humanism in Our Times – Franco Gaetano Scoca: Protection of Diversity and Legal Treatment of the Foreigner. The Italian Model – Willis Guerra: On Legal Auto-Immunity. Fostering the Combination of Systemic and Deconstrutive Critical Approaches to Hostile Diversity in Contemporary World Society – António-Carlos Pereira Menaut: European Constitutionalism in 2012. Times are Tough Again.

Editorial Reviews

«This is an important book because of the questions it tackles and the answers it brings. There is absolutely nothing politically correct about it. It is also very innovative from a number of different perspectives, as well as in the analysis and ideas that shape the 29 contributions contained in this publication.» (Michel Theys, Bulletin Quotidien Europe 11121, 2014)