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Ian Mahoney and Tony Kearon

—like many other economically deprived, deindustrialized areas of the English Midlands and North—received significant support from the European Union Regional Development Fund (ERDF) which helped to stimulate the local economy, providing employment to those

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Beverly Crawford Ames and Armon Rezai

. We argue here that it can survive only if a liberal hegemon in Europe uses its resources to underwrite cooperation in the European Union ( eu ) by transferring resources from the core to stimulate growth in the periphery. That liberal hegemon should

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Policy coherence for development and migration

Analyzing US and EU policies through the lens of normative transformation

Harlan Koff

The European Union’s 2015–2016 “migration/asylum crisis” gave renewed prominence to discussions over the relationship between migration, security and development in global affairs. The EU’s policy responses to these flows have confirmed that

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Marc Matera

For a society long stereotyped as emotionally reserved, even repressed, one of the striking features of the aftermath of the referendum on whether the United Kingdom would remain in the European Union has been the surfeit of affect and the

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Sovereignty versus Influence

European Unity and the Conceptualization of Sovereignty in British Parliamentary Debates, 1945–2016

Teemu Häkkinen and Miina Kaarkoski

Kingdom referendum on European Union membership on 23 June 2016, one key political concept gained major attention: sovereignty . In its public discussion of the concept, the Leave side in Britain considered it a nationally important principle that should

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Children Born of War

A European Research Network Exploring the Life Histories of a Hidden Population

Kimberley Anderson and Sophie Roupetz

University of Birmingham, Children Born of War (CHIBOW) is a network funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation program, under the Marie Sklodowska Curie grant agreement, 1 and will run until 2019. The focus of this network is to

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Improving and protecting human rights

A reflection of the quality of education for migrant and marginalized Roma children in Europe

Silvia-Maria Chireac and Anna Devis Arbona

discrimination despite living in a country that since 2007 has been a member of the European Union. Most informants do not enjoy the right to lead a decent life, in normal living conditions, and they are not granted equal access to quality education, health care

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The Social Consequences of Brexit for the UK and Europe

Euroscepticism, Populism, Nationalism, and Societal Division

Steve Corbett

-running campaign by right-wing Eurosceptic groups for the UK to exit the European Union (EU). Wider societal divisions are revealed by the Brexit (British Exit) vote ( Goodwin and Heath 2016 ), and it is proposed that the social quality approach can be useful to

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Sociocultural Change in Hungary

A Politico-Anthropological Approach

Ferenc Bódi and Ralitsa Savova

Progress and Development The current political processes in Hungary must be seen in the context of what happened there before that country joined the European Union. Hungary was not a sovereign and developed country. It had a society that was socialized

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Automobility and Oil Vulnerability

Unfairness as Critical to Energy Transitions

Ana Horta

possible unwanted implications and unexpected outcomes, and in particular to increasing social inequities. Ambitious policies such as those being currently adopted in the European Union to tackle climate change by reducing greenhouse gas emissions and