Von Papp, K (2018) 'Benefit tourism' post Brexit: tackling the ghost by more EU social engagement. Northern Ireland Legal Quarterly, 69 (3). ISSN 0029-3105

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Abstract

This article argues that welfare migration, although ill-defined and yet to be proven empirically, needs to be addressed by the EU. The negative perception of immigration has given rise to anti-EU, nationalist sentiment. Financial solidarity between EU citizens is subject to caveats, although there is hope for increased solidarity between pro-EU citizens post Brexit. The EU should foster this by introducing “associate citizenship”. It can take guidance from the United States and provide for basic EU social standards while guaranteeing free movement for the rich and the poor.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: migration, social benefits, solidarity, federalism, dano, social union, associate citizenship, EU minimum social standard, EU funding
Subjects: K Law > K Law (General)
Depositing User: Symplectic
Date Deposited: 23 Aug 2018 09:59
Last Modified: 25 Sep 2018 14:26
URI: http://eprints.keele.ac.uk/id/eprint/5237

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