Migration Diplomacy and Policy Liberalization in Morocco and Turkey

  title={Migration Diplomacy and Policy Liberalization in Morocco and Turkey},
  author={Kelsey P Norman},
  journal={International Migration Review},
  pages={1158 - 1183}
  • Kelsey P Norman
  • Published 6 January 2020
  • Political Science
  • International Migration Review
This article examines the 2013 migration policy liberalizations in Morocco and Turkey in order to understand whether predominantly “human rights-centric” or “diplomatic” factors influenced domestic decisions to reform migration policies. It uses original interview data collected in 2015, as well as policy documents, to examine the two reform processes and their initial consequences for migrants and refugees residing in each host state. While the academic literature on migration has focused on… 
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