Webpages tagged with «Nation state»

Published Dec. 6, 2011 11:46 AM

How can we decide if a political order is a state or not? This paper discusses the ontological quality of the state and what follows from that to its analysis.

ARENA Working Paper 11/2011 (pdf)

Daniel Gaus

Published Apr. 4, 2011 11:36 AM

European citizenship poses a theoretical challenge to the paradigmatic understanding of citizenship as congruence between nation, state, and membership rights. This challenge is addressed in this paper by focusing on ideal typical models of the EU polity. Is EU citizenship more nation-based, federal, or cosmopolitan?

ARENA Working Paper 4/2011 (No full text version available)

Espen D. H. Olsen

Published Mar. 15, 2011 11:46 AM

This paper scrutinises MacCormick’s liberal nationalism. It is argued that a cosmopolitan constitutional patriotism might be a more suitable mode of allegiance for the post-sovereign constellation.

ARENA Working Paper 3/2011 (pdf)

John Erik Fossum

Published Mar. 4, 2011 2:53 PM

This paper aims at putting forward the key elements of a constitutional theory of European law on the basis of D. Neil MacCormick’s theory of European constitutional pluralism.

ARENA Working Paper 1/2011 (pdf)

Agustín José Menéndez