Essays about: "European identity"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 243 essays containing the words European identity.

  1. 1. HOW HAS THE EUROPEAN IDENTITY BEEN ARTICULATED BY THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION? A case study

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Carl Berggren; [2021-02-12]
    Keywords : European identity; Integration; European Commission; Universalism; Particularism;

    Abstract : The concept of European identity is a debatable topic in Europe. There have been several studies about European identity’s function and of its content, whereas the European Commission has tried to protect and maintain its common identity in Europe through peace and crises. READ MORE

  2. 2. EUROSCEPTICISM IN THE WESTERN BALKANS: A CAUSE FOR CONCERN? A micro-level analysis using cross-sectional data of Euroscepticism in the Western Balkan EUcandidate countries.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Jonathan Giedraitis; [2021-02-04]
    Keywords : Euroscepticism; the Western Balkans; EU-candidates; Utilitarian factors; Political factors; Identity-based factors; European integration;

    Abstract : This Bachelor’s thesis aims to contribute to the micro-level research on socio-demographicand attitudinal factors to Euroscepticism in the 4 Western Balkan candidate countries using aquantitative framework with cross-sectional data. The thesis focuses on utilitarian, politicaland identity-based factors. READ MORE

  3. 3. ERASMUS AND ITS EFFECTS ON PARTICIPANTS’ EUROPEAN IDENTITY An Interview Study of Swedish Exchange Students

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Nils Elofsson; [2021-02-03]
    Keywords : Erasmus programme; European identity; collective identity; identity; exchange students; transactionalism;

    Abstract : Aim: The aim of this study is to examine how students that have participated in theErasmus programme perceives the effect it has had on their European identity.Theory: A theoretical framework based on Karl Deutsch’s theory of transactionalism incombination with the concepts of “identity” and “European identity” are used tounderstand and explain the effects of the Erasmus programme on students’identification with Europe. READ MORE

  4. 4. A Comparative Study: Was the 2015 Refugee Crisis Securitised in Hungary and Sweden? : A comparative constructivist study on the securitisation of migration

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för globala politiska studier (GPS)

    Author : Mi Bui; [2021]
    Keywords : International relations; constructivism; identity; Sweden; Hungary; securitisation; migration; national identity; political leadership; the European Union; securitisation theory;

    Abstract : In 2015, Europe experienced the arrival of an unprecedented number of migrants and refugees. This sparked a crisis, as the European states struggled to cope with the influx. Moreover, tensions in the European Union arose due to the disproportionate burden faced by some states, therefore arguably leading to some countries securitising the issue. READ MORE

  5. 5. Integration through Civic Participation - Exploring the Relationship between Membership in Organisations and Political Trust

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi; Lunds universitet/Sociologiska institutionen

    Author : Ivana Cosic; [2021]
    Keywords : Integration. Civic participation; Political trust; Integration indicators; Hierarchical organisations; Horizontal organisations; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In the Nordic countries, an increasing part of the population consists of migrants from various backgrounds. Naturally, it is important to investigate what can be done in order for these migrants to integrate successfully. Previous research shows that some of the fundamentals of integration are trust and the sense of collective identity. READ MORE