What’s in a People? Social Facts, Individual Choice, and the European Union

Dimitry Kochenov

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Abstract

Rainer Bauböck’s contribution struggles hard with a non-existing problem ignoring the fact that those who have little interest in the state of residence would obviously find it nonsensical to participate in the political life there. Knowing this leaves open the question whether it is worth superimposing the people’s judgment with a state-mandated one. If people are free, societal ties cannot depend on state mandated blessings.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationDebating European Citizenship
EditorsRainer Bauböck
Place of PublicationCham
PublisherSpringer
Pages37-41
ISBN (Electronic)978-3-319-89905-3
ISBN (Print)978-3-319-89904-6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2019

Publication series

Name IMISCOE Research Series
PublisherSpringer
ISSN (Print)2364-4087

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