Reading the EU's Migration and Security 'Crises' through (South-)Eastern Europe

Senka Neuman-Stanivukovic*, Marek Neuman

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    Abstract

    This article addresses contemporary thinking about EU crises from the locations of South-East and Eastern Europe. It asks how the European migration and security ‘crises’ have unfolded in institutional structures, political and public discourses, and people’s everyday experiences in South-Eastern and Eastern Europe. The analysis challenges the treatment of European crises as ontologically given, and calls for the adoption of critical conceptual and analytical approaches that study these crises outside European dis/order binarism. It exposes European crises as a privileged and conservative designation that normalizes European multiplicity within the teleology of a linear and spatially bound EU institutional order.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)374-393
    Number of pages20
    JournalJournal of European Studies
    Volume49
    Issue number3-4
    Early online date13-Aug-2019
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 1-Nov-2019

    Keywords

    • RUSSIA
    • DISCOURSE

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