The Europeanization of National Policies and Politics of Immigration

Between Autonomy and the European Union
Author: T. Faist,A. Ette
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 0230800718
Category: Political Science
Page: 273
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The Europeanization of National Policies and Politics of Immigration is the first cutting-edge volume presenting a comparative empirical investigation on the impact of the EU on migration policy at national level. Revealing striking differences, this collection examines traditional member states, new member states as well as non-member states.

Grenzkontrollen jenseits nationaler Territorien

Die Steuerung globaler Mobilität durch liberale Staaten
Author: Lena Laube
Publisher: Campus Verlag
ISBN: 3593399830
Category: Political Science
Page: 343
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Die Globalisierung fordert liberale Staaten heraus, ihre Grenzen auf gestiegene Mobilität einzurichten. International vergleichend untersucht Lena Laube, wo heute Grenzkontrollen in einer entgrenzten Welt zu finden sind. Ihre Studie beleuchtet damit einen wichtigen Aspekt globalisierter Politik: die Exterritorialisierung von Grenzen. Begründungen staatlicher Akteure für diesen Wandel geben Einblick in die staatliche Strategie, die Mobilität von Personen jenseits der eigenen Territorien zu steuern. Dabei zielt die Verlagerung der Kontrollorte nicht nur auf Abschottung, sondern auch - gerade in Europa - auf Freizügigkeit gegenüber willkommenen Personen.

Globalization, Migration and Social Transformation

Ireland in Europe and the World
Author: Professor Bryan Fanning,Professor Ronaldo Munck
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
ISBN: 1409492990
Category: Social Science
Page: 272
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In the space of around ten years Ireland went from being a traditional labour exporter to a leading European economy, and thus an attractive destination for immigrants from Eastern Europe and further afield. This produced a singular social laboratory, which this book explores in all its complexity set against the backdrop of globalization. Until recently seen as a showcase for the success of globalization, Ireland also became a destination for those displaced by the effects of globalization elsewhere. Globalization, Migration and Social Transformation takes Ireland as a paradigmatic case of social transformation, exploring the reasons why emigration was so rapidly replaced by immigration, along with the social, political, cultural and economic effects of this shift. Presenting the latest research around the themes of identity, social transformations and EU and Irish politics and policy, this book offers a rich array of detailed empirical case studies drawn from Ireland, which shed light on the experiences of immigrant groups from around the world and the wider processes of social transformation. In addition, it examines the manner in which the Irish state and the broader political system relate to new migrants and vice-versa, thus advancing our comparative understanding of how the European Union is responding to the challenge of mass migration. Globalization, Migration and Social Transformation makes a strong contribution to the comparative literature on immigration and integration, diaspora and social transformation in the era of globalization, and as such, it will appeal to social scientists with interests in migration, race and ethnicity, globalization and Irish studies.

Beyond a Border

The Causes and Consequences of Contemporary Immigration
Author: Peter Kivisto,Thomas Faist
Publisher: Pine Forge Press
ISBN: 1412924952
Category: Social Science
Page: 309
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The most up-to-date analysis of today's immigration issues. As the authors state in Chapter 1, "the movement of people across national borders represents one of the most vivid dramas of social reality in the contemporary world." This comparative text examines contemporary immigration across the globe, focusing on 20 major nations. Key features include: * comprehensive coverage of topics not covered in other texts * a global portrait of contemporary immigration, including a demographic overview of today's cross-border movers * critical assessments of the achievements of the field to date * encourages students to rethink traditional views about the distinction between citizen and alien

The EU and Immigration Policies

Cracks in the Walls of Fortress Europe?
Author: C. Roos
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137302569
Category: Social Science
Page: 254
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This book explores how and why the EU and its member states define immigration policies. A comparison of EU negotiations on five EU immigration directives reveals interests of actors in EU integration and whether common policies aim at a restriction or expansion of immigration to the EU.

Migrations- und Integrationsprozesse in Europa

Vergemeinschaftung oder nationalstaatliche Lösungswege?
Author: Uwe Hunger,Can M. Aybek,Andreas Ette,Ines Michalowski
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 3531911686
Category: Political Science
Page: 306
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Dieser Band analysiert die Voraussetzungen der Migrationspolitik in Europa und stellt die Bedingungen dar, unter denen die Integration von Zuwanderern in Europa stattfindet. Die Beiträge im ersten Teil des Bandes beschäftigen sich mit dem Spannungsverhältnis zwischen europäischen Harmonisierungsbemühungen und nationalen Gestaltungsansprüchen, das die Migrationspolitik derzeit bestimmt. Im zweiten Teil des Bandes wird ein facettenreiches Bild der Integrationsprozesse von Zuwanderern in Deutschland und der EU gezeichnet. Behandelt werden Bereiche, wie z. B. Bildung, Arbeitsmarkt, politische Partizipation oder psychologische Betreuung.

Migration and Care Labour

Theory, Policy and Politics
Author: B. Anderson,I. Shutes
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137319704
Category: Social Science
Page: 235
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The provision of care has been widely referred to as facing a 'crisis'. International migrants are increasingly relied upon to provide care – as domestic workers, nannies, care assistants and nurses. This international volume examines the global construction of migrant care labour and how it manifests itself in different contexts.

New Border and Citizenship Politics


Author: H. Schwenken,S. Russ,Sabine Ruß-Sattar
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137326638
Category: Political Science
Page: 273
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This collection examines the intersections and dynamics of bordering processes and citizenship politics in the Global North and Australia. By taking the political agency of migrants into account, it approaches the subject of borders as a genuine political and socially constructed phenomenon and transcends a state-centered perspective.

Immigration Policy and the Scandinavian Welfare State 1945-2010


Author: Grete Brochmann,Anniken Hagelund
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137015160
Category: Political Science
Page: 308
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This book explores the historical development of post-war immigration politics in Norway, Sweden and Denmark from the perspective of the welfare state, examining how welfare states with high ambitions, generous and inclusive welfare schemes and a strong sense of egalitarianism cope with the pressures of immigration and growing diversities.

Military Migrants

Fighting for YOUR Country
Author: V. Ware
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137010037
Category: Social Science
Page: 325
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This is the first book to examine "migrant-soldiers' in the British army and places the phenomenon of Britain's multicultural army in relation to British culture, history and nationalism. It also explores the impact of war on UK society during the 21st Century

Children of Immigrants in a Globalized World

A Generational Experience
Author: E. Colombo,P. Rebughini
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137005297
Category: Social Science
Page: 208
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This book explores the generational experience of children of immigrants growing up in an increasingly globalized and interconnected world, comparing the lives of Mediterranean youths with those from America and Northern Europe.

Migrant Smuggling

Irregular Migration from Asia and Africa to Europe
Author: A. Triandafyllidou,Thanos Maroukis
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 023036991X
Category: Social Science
Page: 250
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This books explores the phenomenon of irregular migration, notably the organization and role of migrant smuggling networks in aiding irregular migration from Asia and Africa to Europe. It also discusses how migration control policies in southern European countries shape the migrant smuggling phenomenon and the smuggling 'business'.

Cross Border Migrant Organizations in Comparative Perspective


Author: L. Pries,Z. Sezgin
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137035110
Category: Social Science
Page: 324
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This book analyzes the aims, activities and structures of cross border migrant organizations in four European countries of arrival and seven countries of origin, exploring different patterns of cross-border resource mobilization and coordination.

The Europeanization of National Polities?

Citizenship and Support in a Post-Enlargement Union
Author: David Sanders
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199602344
Category: Political Science
Page: 296
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The Europeanization of National Polities? studies the levels and evolution of EU citizens' attitudes toward the EU by answering 3 key questions: How widespread is the sense of European citizenship? What are its core drivers? And what consequences does citizenship have, if any, for EU support and for active political participation in EU politics?

The Europe of Elites

A Study Into the Europeanness of Europe's Political and Economic Elites
Author: Heinrich Best,György Lengyel,Luca Verzichelli
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 019960231X
Category: Political Science
Page: 293
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The Europe of Elites is the first comprehensive study about how European political and economic leaders think and feel about Europe and about what course future European integration should take.

Politics in Europe


Author: M. Donald Hancock,Christopher J. Carman,Marjorie Castle,David P. Conradt,Raffaella Y. Nanetti,Robert Leonardi,William Safran,Stephen White
Publisher: CQ Press
ISBN: 1483323056
Category: Political Science
Page: 832
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Thoroughly updated, this sixth edition of Hancock et al.’s Politics in Europe remains an approachable yet rigorous introduction to the region—the UK, France, Germany, Italy, Sweden, Russia, Poland, and the European Union. Its strong analytic framework and organization, coupled with detailed country coverage written by country experts, ensure that students not only get a robust introduction to each country, but also are able to make meaningful cross-national comparisons. Key updates include the latest in European politics, including recent election results, the content and impact of the Eurozone crisis, the emergence of a new “Nordic model” of welfare capitalism, and coverage of key social and political issues including globalization, terrorism, immigration, gender, religion, and transatlantic relations.

Interaktionsformen

Akteurzentrierter Institutionalismus in der Politikforschung
Author: Fritz W. Scharpf
Publisher: VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften
ISBN: 9783810027092
Category: Political Science
Page: 458
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Der Band liefert eine Anleitung zur theoretisch disziplinierten Untersuchung komplexer Einzelfälle in der empirischen Politikforschung. Er enthält eine Explikation des von Mayntz und Scharpf entwickelten Ansatzes des akteurzentrierten Institutionalismus, und er präsentiert die konzeptionellen Instrumente zur Beschreibung und Analyse unterschiedlicherTypen von kollektiven und korporativen Akteuren, Akteurkonstellationen und Interaktionsformen. Für fortgeschrittene Studierende und empirisch arbeitende ForscherInnen in den Sozialwissenschaften.