Securitizing Immigration: The Politics of Risk in the EU

Hardcover | December 15, 2009

byRens Van Munster

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Securitizing Immigration deals with the growing concern for immigration as a matter of security at the EU level. It combines an analysis of the way bureaucratic and political processes have interacted in the integration process with an analysis of how these practices are located in a context shaped by the preoccupation with risk.

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Securitizing Immigration deals with the growing concern for immigration as a matter of security at the EU level. It combines an analysis of the way bureaucratic and political processes have interacted in the integration process with an analysis of how these practices are located in a context shaped by the preoccupation with risk.

RENS VAN MUNSTER is Senior Researcher at the Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS) and teaches security studies at the Department of Political Science, University of Southern Denmark. His research focuses on the politics of risk and the securitization of immigration in the EU. His work has been published in international p...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 8.87 × 5.62 × 0.63 inPublished:December 15, 2009Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230200060

ISBN - 13:9780230200067

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Table of Contents

Introduction * Immigration and the Emergence of a European Threat Environment * The Maastricht Treaty: The Formalization of the Immigration/Security Nexus * Amsterdam and Beyond: Immigration and the Establishment of an AFSJ * Freedom, Mobility and Abjection: The Management of Immigration Risk in the AFSJ * Unmaking Security, Remaking Belonging * Conclusion: The EU as an Area of Security, Security and … Security