Postfunctional differentiation, functional reintegration: the Danish case in Justice and Home Affairs

  title={Postfunctional differentiation, functional reintegration: the Danish case in Justice and Home Affairs},
  author={Marta Migliorati},
  journal={Journal of European Public Policy},
  pages={1112 - 1134}
  • M. Migliorati
  • Published 17 May 2021
  • Sociology
  • Journal of European Public Policy
ABSTRACT Previous research shows that Differentiated Integration (DI) in areas of core state powers works according to a postfunctional logic, in response to concerns about national autonomy and sovereignty. Against this backdrop, scholars usually expect that the policies and practices ensuing from formal DI are equally differentiated. This article presents theoretical and empirical evidence to suggest otherwise. It argues that, while postfunctionalism explains the emergence of formal DI, its… 

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