Migration and refugee policies in Germany : new European limits of control? / Andreas Ette.

Ette, Andreas, 1975- [Browse]
Opladen : Barbara Budrich Publishers, 2017.
314 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.


  • Beiträge zur Bevölkerungswissenschaft ; Bd. 51. [More in this series]
  • Beiträge zur Bevölkerungswissenschaft = Series on population studies ; Band 51
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List of illustrations -- List of abbreviations -- Introduction -- From 'fortress Europe' to new 'limits of control'? the increasing diversity of refugee and migration policies in Europe -- Research questions : multiple mechanisms of europeanisation -- Constructing a systematic empirical research strategy : comparative case studies in a crucial member state -- Chapter outline -- Stocktaking the europeanisation of refugee and migration policies -- Institutional and substantive developments in Europe's refugee and migration policies -- Pre-Amsterdam institutional configurations and its policy outcomes -- Post-Amsterdam institutional developments -- Post-Amsterdam substantive policy developments -- Theoretical frameworks approaching the europeanisation of refugee and migration policies -- Neo-functionalism : the weakness of supranational organisations -- Intergovernmentalism : executive preferences at the centre -- Constructivism : the power of policy ideas -- Europeanisation : the legacy of historical institutionalism -- Approaching the increasing diversity of Europe's refugee and migration policies -- The political sociology of European refugee and migration policies -- Outcomes of europeanisation : approaching the 'dependent variable problem' -- Outcome and output indicators -- Quantitative and qualitative indicators -- Direction of europeanisation -- Extent of europeanisation -- Mechanisms of europeanisation : theoretical links between Europe and its member states -- Separating two dimensions of europeanisation -- A typology of mechanisms of europeanisation -- Analysing europeanisation : process tracing in comparative case studies -- Turn the tables : analysing europeanisation from the bottom-up -- Process tracing : constructing causal inferences -- Disaggregation : comparative case studies in a crucial member state -- Conclusion -- Opposing Europe through the backdoor? refugees between national control imperatives and the supranationalisation of rights -- Introduction -- Regaining control : three rounds of asylum conflict in national contexts -- The first round : attempting to restrict, streamline and deter -- The second round : dismantling the constitutional asylum right -- The third round : policy continuity after the asylum compromise -- Power of supranationalisation : constitutionalising refugee rights in Europe -- Ambitious policy proposals by the European commission -- Negotiating refugee rights within the council -- Opposition and learning : the fourth round in Germany's asylum conflict in european contexts -- Opposing Europe : the dominance of the administration -- Learning from Europe : legislative negotiations, court rooms and in the streets -- Conclusion -- Circumventing national enforcement constraints? shopping for effective return policies in European venues -- Introduction -- Gaps between aims and outcomes : establishing a national deportation policy -- Transforming deportation into an instrument of migration control -- National enforcement constraints -- Executive cooperation in Europe : shopping for multilateral solutions -- International cooperation : weaving the readmission net closer -- Operational cooperation : assisting each other with deportations -- Legal harmonisation : codifying coercive state capacities -- Unbearable lightness of complying : the administrative implementation of new European structures -- Cosmetic changes to the legal framework -- Dualist systems of readmission -- Centralised European structures of operational cooperation -- Conclusion -- Policy learning in Europe? new ideas governing highly skilled labour migration -- Introduction -- Developing policy ideas and templates : towards a common European highly skilled labour migration policy -- Security considerations trump economic interests -- A new policy idea on highly skilled labour migration -- New policy templates on highly skilled labour migration -- Learning from policy ideas and templates : Germany's transformation from 'no immigration' to the 'welcome culture' -- Muddling through : labour migration policy until the 1990s -- Putative surprises : the advent of new norm entrepreneurs -- Incremental transformation : national policy developments in a European context -- Conclusion -- Playing a wrong plot? rhetoric compliance with Europe's migration and development agenda -- Introduction -- Balancing acts between insurmountable interests : developing a comprehensive approach on migration in Europe -- Mutually exclusive disinterest between migration and development actors -- Making migration work for development : the birth of a new policy idea -- Developing a common agenda : concrete policy templates addressing the migration-development nexus -- Progressive ideas on infertile ground : missing resonance and norm entrepreneurs in Germany -- The migration-development nexus on the ground : a trimmed agenda -- Inconsistent discourses : missing resonance of the new policy idea -- Ministerial turf wars : the absence of national norm entrepreneurs -- Conclusion -- Conclusion -- Patterns of europeanisation : moderate but diverse impacts on Germany's refugee and migration policies -- Mechanisms of europeanisation : from an external venue for national executives to normalised multi-level policy-making processes -- Europe at the crossroads : mechanisms of europeanisation and the recent migration crises -- Bibliography -- Primary sources -- Secondary sources -- Index.
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