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Eurostars and Eurocities. Free Movement and Mobility in an Integrating Europe. Edition No. 1. IJURR Studies in Urban and Social Change Book Series

  • ID: 5225882
  • Book
  • January 2008
  • Region: Europe
  • 296 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Eurostars and Eurocities: Free Movement and Mobility in an Integrating Europe examines intra-European Union migration in the cities of Amsterdam, London and Brussels.
  • Based on sixty in-depth interviews of free moving European citizens, and more than five years of ethnographic and documentary research, it uncovers the rarely studied human dimension of European integration
  • Examines the mobility, lifestyle and career opportunities created by the borderless society of the European Union, as well as the barriers that still persist
  • Analyses the new migration trends, challenges to the welfare state, and forms of urban cosmopolitanism linked to processes of European integration
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Series Editors’ Preface.

Preface.

1. FREEDOM-VRIJHEID-LIBERTÉ.

A Management Consultant’s Tale.

2. NEW AMSTERDAM.

A Logistics Manager’s Tale.

3. LONDON CALLS.

A Data Analyst’s Tale.

4. BRUSSELS-BRUSSEL-BRUXELLES.

An Architect’s Tale.

5. MIGRATION.

An Estate Agent’s Tale.

6. MOBILITY (1).

A Social Worker’s Tale.

7. MOBILITY (2).

A Landlady’s Tale.

8. SETTLEMENT.

A Businessman’s Tale.

9. INTEGRATION (1).

A Graphic Designer’s Tale.

10. INTEGRATION (2).

A Media Manager’s Tale.

11. LONDON LOVES.

A City Broker’s Tale.

12. OLD AMSTERDAM.

A Journalist’s Tale.

13. ANOMIE.

An IT Consultant’s Tale.

14. EUROPA.

Postface.

Appendix 1: Summary of interviews.

Appendix 2: A note on methodology.

Notes.

Bibliographical essay.

Index of interviewees.

Index

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Adrian Favell University of California.
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