Post Tagged with: "immigration"

Switzerland and the EU: Many a Slip Between Swiss Cup and Lip

Switzerland and the EU: Many a Slip Between Swiss Cup and Lip

Swiss politics has too many veto players for swift decisions. It is out of the interplay of these contending forces that any change in its foreign policy will come.

The Eclipse of Europe: Italy, Libya, and the Surveillance of Borders

The Eclipse of Europe: Italy, Libya, and the Surveillance of Borders

The EU lacks a common foreign policy to tackle immigration. Thus, national policies fill this gap. For this reason, political initiatives at the local level are crucial.

A Silenced Voice: Using Personal Experience to Unpack Stereotypes

A Silenced Voice: Using Personal Experience to Unpack Stereotypes

When people are spoken ‘about’ or ‘for’, generalisations become common. Giving the silenced a voice of their own offers a solution to this problem.

Review – Reporting at the Southern Borders

Review – Reporting at the Southern Borders

Dell’Orto and Birchfeld provide unique and compelling insights into the uncertainty, dilemmas and challenges routinely faced by journalists when reporting on immigration.

The Challenge of Illegal Immigration in Europe

The Challenge of Illegal Immigration in Europe

The process of European unity did not diminish the ability of EU countries to control their own borders, but it has limited their ability to limit unwanted internal migration.

How to Avoid Another Lampedusa

How to Avoid Another Lampedusa

A shipwreck off the Italian island of Lampedusa put the issue of immigration back on the EU’s political agenda. A new holistic and balanced policy should include the opening of channels for legal migration.

Asylum Seeker and Refugee Policy in Australia Under the Abbott Government

Asylum Seeker and Refugee Policy in Australia Under the Abbott Government

Although successive Australian governments have sought to ‘stop the boats’, the current government has announced controversial ‘border protection’ policies that have attracted significant criticism.

Review – The Migration Industry

Review – The Migration Industry

Gammeltoft-Hansen and Nyberg Sørensen’s volume expertly weaves together case studies which offer a contextualised account of roles, conflicts & practices in the migration industry.

Immigration Bonds: An Efficient Free Market Solution or a Discriminatory Policy?

Immigration Bonds: An Efficient Free Market Solution or a Discriminatory Policy?

The proposal of immigration bonds in the UK raises several issues for IR scholars. Different theoretical approaches can provide an insight into a case that could possibly establish a precedent.

Conservative Euroscepticism: The Etiology of an Obsession

Conservative Euroscepticism: The Etiology of an Obsession

Conflict between those Conservatives who will push things to the limit but then pull back, and those for whom no such limit now exists could destroy, or disable, the Party.

Human Rights and State Security: The Conflicting Features of International Migration

Human Rights and State Security: The Conflicting Features of International Migration

Irregular migration is a difficult test of the constructive interaction between two fixtures of modern political dialogue: the protection of individual human rights and the obligation of state’s to maintain security for their citizens.

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