Université de Neuchâtel

SWISSCIT Index on Citizenship Law in Swiss Cantons: Conceptualisation, Measurement, Aggregation

Arrighi, Jean-Thomas ; Piccoli, Lorenzo

(nccr on the move ; 18)

In the Swiss federal context, the acquisition of citizenship through ordinary naturalization, the enjoyment of electoral rights as a foreign resident, and the retention of the franchise as a Swiss citizen abroad is not uniformly defined through a single federal law but co-determined by the cantons. In this explanatory note, we introduce SWISSCIT, a set of indicators measuring how inclusive...

Université de Neuchâtel

Blurred Lines: Migration and Mobility in EU Law and Policy

Bauloz, Céline

(nccr on the move ; 4)

While the movement of persons is at the heart of the European construction, it has been conceptualised differently with regard to third-country nationals and citizens of the European Union (EU). In the former case, it is referred to as ‘migration’ and, in the latter, as ‘mobility’. This traditional perception of migration and mobility is however not set in stone but is deemed to evolve...

Université de Neuchâtel

La volonté de migrer. Etat des lieux théorique

Piguet, Etienne ; de Coulon, Giada

(Working Papers MAPS ; 11)

Nous procédons dans cet article à une synthèse des réflexions théoriques au sujet de la prise de décision migratoire en mentionnant les principaux travaux de référence. Nous distinguons deux familles théoriques: les approches classiques et plus récentes de la théorie des migrations d'une part, les théories de la prise de décision issues de la psychologie sociale qui restent peu...

Université de Neuchâtel

Cabaret Dancers’s Transnationality

Dahinden, Janine

(Working Papers MAPS ; 3)

Cabaret dancers working in night clubs in Switzerland represent a heterogeneous group that embodies a particular form of female mobility. Some of them are genuinely “world travelers”: they work in erotic clubs in Switzerland, Japan, or Lebanon, go home regularly to be with their children or their families, or continue their education. In this article, I am interested in understanding the...