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    Refugees in the European Union: from emergency alarmism to common management

    Archibugi, Daniele and Cellini, M. and Vitiello, M. (2021) Refugees in the European Union: from emergency alarmism to common management. Journal of Contemporary European Studies , ISSN 1478-2804. (In Press)

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    Abstract

    The flows of refugees have ignited the European political debate, thereby boosting nationalistic forces in almost all countries. The aim of this paper is to counterbalance a widespread view about their overall impact and show that the number of asylum seekers did not represent a “refugee crises”. It argues, however, that the current European Union institutions and procedures are highly insufficient to successfully manage refugee inflows and asylum requests. It is often forgotten that large number of refugees are created from conflicts initiated or not prevented by EU members themselves. Once the problem comes into existence, as the procedures based on the Dublin Convention are widely recognised as inadequate, the paper provides a few suggestions for implementing radical changes to manage refugees and asylum seekers in the EU.

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    Item Type: Article
    Additional Information: This is an Accepted Manuscript of an article published by Taylor & Francis, available online at the link above.
    Keyword(s) / Subject(s): Refugees, Asylum Seekers, Dublin System, European Refugees Crisis, European Asylum Policies
    School: School of Business, Economics & Informatics > Management
    Research Centres and Institutes: Innovation Management Research, Birkbeck Centre for
    Depositing User: Daniele Archibugi
    Date Deposited: 12 May 2021 10:49
    Last Modified: 11 Jun 2021 19:07
    URI: https://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/43744

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