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Citizenship of the European Union

Robin C. A. White

in Workers, Establishment, and Services in the European Union

Published in print July 2004 | ISBN: 9780198267768
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191683367 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198267768.003.0007

Series: Workers, Establishment, and Services in the European Union

Citizenship of the European Union

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This chapter discusses European citizenship as part of the political development of the Community. There are two key developments contributing to such development: the development of a passport union, and of political rights taking effects across national frontiers. Part Two of the Treaty on European Union contains the provisions on citizenship of the Union. There have also been some significant case law developments on the rights which flow from the introduction of this citizenship.

Keywords: European citizenship; passport union; political rights; Treaty on European Union; European Union; citizenship

Chapter.  8648 words. 

Subjects: EU Law

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