The Europeanisation of refugee policies : between human rights and internal security
Title: The Europeanisation of refugee policies : between human rights and internal security
Author: LAVENEX, Sandra
Citation: Florence, European University Institute, 1999
Series/Number: EUI PhD theses; Department of Political and Social Sciences
From the beginnings of intergovernmental co-operation in the 1980s to the Amsterdam Treaty and the Charter of Fundamental Rights, the developing EU refugee policies have oscillated between the conflicting policy frames of internal security on the one hand and human rights on the other. Taking a multilevel perspective on the process of Europeanisation, this work highlights the entanglement between domestic as In m reforms in Germany and France and European co-operation and investigates the scope for a common refugee policy in the EU. Enlightening and innovative, this much-needed analysis of the Europeanisat ion of asylum policies is essential reading for scholars of European integration. asylum and refugee policy, and all those interested in the prospect of political unification in Europe.
LC Subject Heading: Refugees -- Government policy -- European Union countries; Asylum, Right of -- European Union countries
Defence date: 11 October 1999; Examining board: Prof. Didier Bigo (IEP, Paris) ; Prof. Klaus Eder (Humboldt University, Berlin - Co-supervisor) ; Prof. Adrienne Héritier (EUI-Florence - Supervisor) ; Prof. Thomas Risse (EUI, Florence)
Published version: http://hdl.handle.net/1814/22381
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