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Migration Control in Europe After 9/11: Explaining the Absence of Securitization




Rejecting the predominant view that 9/11 encouraged a 'securitization' of migration control, this article argues that political discourse and practice in Europe have remained surprisingly unaffected by the terrorism threat. This finding challenges the critical securities literature, implying the need for a more differentiated theory of the political system and organizational interests. Copyright (c) 2007 The Author(s); Journal compilation (c) 2007 Blackwell Publishing Ltd.

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  • Christina Boswell, 2007. "Migration Control in Europe After 9/11: Explaining the Absence of Securitization," Journal of Common Market Studies, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 45, pages 589-610, September.
  • Handle: RePEc:bla:jcmkts:v:45:y:2007:i::p:589-610

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    1. Paul Craig, 2004. "The Constitutional Treaty: Legislative and Executive Power in the Emerging Constitutional Order," EUI-LAW Working Papers 7, European University Institute (EUI), Department of Law.
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    1. Timothy J. Hatton, 2012. "Refugee and Asylum Migration to the OECD: A Short Overview," CEPR Discussion Papers 658, Centre for Economic Policy Research, Research School of Economics, Australian National University.
    2. Augustin de Coulon & Dragos Radu & Max Friedrich Steinhardt, 2016. "Pane e Cioccolata: The Impact of Native Attitudes on Return Migration," Review of International Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 24(2), pages 253-281, May.
    3. Burcu Togral Koca, 2015. "Deconstructing Turkey's "Open Door" Policy towards Refugees from Syria," Migration Letters, Transnational Press London, UK, vol. 12(3), pages 209-225, September.
    4. Andrew W. Neal, 2009. "Securitization and Risk at the EU Border: The Origins of FRONTEX," Journal of Common Market Studies, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 47, pages 333-356, March.

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