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Framing Migration: Rhetoric and Reality in Europe

1 Comment 🕔02.Dec 2015


A CritCom special feature on the ways in which various European states, political parties, and actors frame the influx of migrants to the continent.

Framing Migration: Rhetoric and Reality in Europe – An Introduction
Meghan Luhman and Kaisa Vuoristo introduce this new feature on the rhetoric surrounding European migration.
Security, Identity, Adversity: The “French Touch” on the Securitization of Immigration
Ariane Chebel d’Appollonia on the particularities of French discussions of immigration and security.
Keskinen thumbnailImmigration and Multiculturalism as Contested Topics in Finland’s 2015 Pre-Election
Suvi Keskinen analyzes the rise of anti-immigrant rhetoric in Finnish Parliamentary elections. 
Gropas thumbnailDiscourses at the Frontline: Greek Approaches to Migration
Ruby Gropas examines the ways in which immigration is alternately seen as a humanitarian challenge or a security concern in Greece.
Entzinger thumbnailForty Years of Dutch Integration Policy: Rhetoric and Reality
Han Entzinger on the dramatic shifts in integration policies – and their public perception –  in the Netherlands.
Borevi thumbnailSweden and the Civic Turn in Immigrant Integration Policies
Karin Borevi discusses the Swedish approach to immigrant integration policy.

Jeram thumbnail
More ‘Friends’ than ‘Foes’: Basque Nationalism and the Immigrant Question
Sanjay Jeram explains how, contrary to belief, Basque nationalist parties in Spain have embraced diversity and pro-immigrant positions.
Vollmer thumbnailTough but Humane? The Hypocrisy of Migration Control in the UK and Beyond
Bastian A. Vollmer looks at how and why UK political parties take a ‘tough but humane’ approach to immigration.
Albahari thumbnailFatal Distractions: Mediterranean Migrations and the War on Human Smuggling
Maurizio Albahari criticizes responses to Mediterranean migrations that focus on smugglers while ignoring other pressing issues.
Zibas thumbnailImmigration Research in Lithuania: Discourse and Analytical Access
Karolis Žibas on the growth of research on migration in Lithuania.



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