Between Europe and the Mediterranean: The Challenges and the by Thierry Fabre, P. Sant Cassia, Paul Sant Cassia

By Thierry Fabre, P. Sant Cassia, Paul Sant Cassia

Historians, anthropologists, political scientists and demographers discover the important demanding situations and fears characterizing kinfolk among Europe and the Mediterranean. The members recommend that the best problem dealing with our political iteration is not any longer forming a Europe with no the Mediterranean, yet with it.

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Unlike in other large zones of immigration in the world, immigration in Europe is not part of the constituent identity of nations nor of the Europe being created, and it is seen thus to be intrusive and illegitimate. 5 per cent. For twenty years, events have profoundly transformed international migrations, particularly within a changing Europe: the opening of the East and the enlargement of the Union to 25 nations, the boom and crisis in requests for asylum, globalisation and diversification of the influx, and countries of emigration to the South and East of Europe having become 28 Does Europe Need New Immigration?

In Eastern Europe, the globalisation of influxes has greatly evolved, making the region including Central and Eastern European countries and their neighbours to the East a new area for movements. Was the enlarging of Europe in 2004 destined to bring a new chapter, wreaking havoc with pre-existing intense mobility between countries now candidates for European Union membership and their neighbours to the East, with whom the Schengen accords threaten to create a divide similar to what exists between the two shores of the Mediterranean?

The baby boom led to substantial population growth, and economic growth was at record levels. Between 1948 and 1973 the GDP per head in continental Western Europe grew by more than 5 per cent a year. This was far higher than ever seen before or since for a sustained period. The long-run trend is about 2 per cent a year. The pensions and welfare state systems that we have today were based on assumptions that both the population and the economy would continue to grow rapidly. Only now, fully 30 years after these assumptions ceased to be true, are governments slowly coming to terms with the changes needed to make Europe’s welfare state systems sustainable when neither of these two factors is growing rapidly.

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