Mobile Europe

The Theory and Practice of Free Movement in the EU

  • Ettore Recchi

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Introduction Between Individualization and Globalization: The Long-Term Premises to Free Movement

  3. Theorizing Free Movement: History, Policies, Demographics

  4. Practising Free Movement: Sociological Perspectives

  5. Back Matter
    Pages 155-208

About this book


With a particular focus on their integration paths, political participation and identifications, this book draws on large cross-national surveys of this specific population carried out between 2004 and 2012, as well as in-depth interviews and aggregate statistical data from a plethora of sources.


Free movement mobility EU integration cross-border practices transnationalism migration European identity integration globalization denationalization cosmopolitanism demography desegregation European Union (EU) identity Integration Nation nationalism participation political participation

Authors and affiliations

  • Ettore Recchi
    • 1
  1. 1.Sciences PoParisFrance

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