Do asylum recognition rates in Europe respond to transnational terrorism? The migration-security nexus revisited

@article{Avdan2014DoAR,
  title={Do asylum recognition rates in Europe respond to transnational terrorism? The migration-security nexus revisited},
  author={Nazli Avdan},
  journal={European Union Politics},
  year={2014},
  volume={15},
  pages={445 - 471}
}
  • Nazli Avdan
  • Published 2014
  • Political Science
  • European Union Politics
Scholars assume that transnational terrorism has culminated in policy securitization with expansive restrictions on migration. I evaluate the impact of transnational terrorism on asylum recognition among European Union and Schengen member-states from 1980 until 2007. I unpack the impact of terrorism according to the location of incidents. The article illustrates that policy tightening is more pronounced when recipient states experience terrorism on their own soil or against their citizens. In… Expand
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