Reading Too Much and Too Little into the Matter? Latent Limits and Potentials of EU Freedom of Movement.

2019. Debating European Citizenship (ed. Rainer Bauböck), Springer.

I concur with those who claim that EU free movement should be defended on a normative as well as practical level. But it is only so much that EU freedom of movement can deliver. We cannot expect that as a standalone policy it would ‘recalibrate justice’ for marginalized minorities in the EU. Considering the position of EU Romani migrants, we can see that in practice EU free movement does not necessarily address injustices produced by natioin states. In fact, it can also result in new injustice that is not present on the nation-state level.

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