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Author Traublinger, Julian

Title Boat Refugees in the Mediterranean : Tackle the Root Causes or Build Fortress Europe?
Published Hamburg : Diplomica Verlag, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (50 pages)
Contents Boat Refugees inthe Mediterranean; Abstract; Table of Contents; Abbreviations; Research Question; Hypothesis; Introduction; Boat People -- Policies of Italy and the EU; 1. Push and Pull Factors; 1.1 Problems in the Countries of Origin; 1.2 Europe's Attraction; 2. Attack at the {607}Fortress Europe"; 2.1 Drama at the Fence: Ceuta and Melilla 2005; 2.2 Lampedusa; 3. The Policy of Italy; 3.1 The Legislature; 3.2 In Practice: Calculated Chaos?; 4. The EU Policy; 4.1 Adjustment of the EU Migration Laws; 4.2 The Frontex Agency; 4.3 The case of Libya: Criminal Collaboration with the EU and Italy
4.4 Development Cooperation: Blackmailing or the Solution?What Next?; Sources; Appendix; About the author
Summary 'It is not immigration, which causes problems - it is how it is dealt with politically. It is also not Europe, which is getting attacked - however, the walls of a fortress, are being built at the moment.' Corinna Milborn, 'Gest├╝rmte Festung Europa ... ' In this study about the boat people in the Mediterranean the emphasis lies on Italy and on the EU policy on refugees in the Mediterranean in cooperation with African states. Regarding the EU policy it deals particularly with the border security agency Frontex that has access to a rapidly growing budget coming from the EU funds. The advocates of t
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Subject Maritime law -- Mediterranean Sea
Refugees -- Government policy -- Mediterranean Region
Maritime law.
Refugees -- Government policy.
Mediterranean Region.
Mediterranean Sea.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 3954895986