Transformation or Dilution: Fundamental Rights in the EU Social Space

@article{Fredman2006TransformationOD,
  title={Transformation or Dilution: Fundamental Rights in the EU Social Space},
  author={Sandra Fredman},
  journal={European Law Journal},
  year={2006},
  volume={12},
  pages={41-60}
}
  • Sandra Fredman
  • Published 2006
  • Sociology
  • European Law Journal
  • This article argues that in developing social rights to counterbalance economic freedoms, the EU has begun to reformulate traditional notions of rights. Instead of creating rights in their traditional individualised, negative, judicially enforceable, and fault-based form, a new proactive model is emerging, which aims at institutional change, based on the notion of the active citizen and the centrality of participation in both rule formation and enforcement. It is argued that while this model… CONTINUE READING
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