Liberal Intergovernmentalism, spillover and supranational immigration policy

  title={Liberal Intergovernmentalism, spillover and supranational immigration policy},
  author={Hans G. Andersson},
  journal={Cooperation and Conflict},
  pages={38 - 54}
That the Lisbon Treaty lays the foundation for a supranational asylum and immigration policy is surprising, even more so for Liberal Intergovernmentalism (LI), whose founder Andrew Moravcsik predicts that no such development will take place. While the article uses LI as its point of departure, it shows that it runs into problems with regards to the policy area of asylum and immigration. The article therefore turns to the (neo-)functionalist concept of spillover. While working with the concept… Expand
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