Open Arms Behind Barred Doors: Fear, Hypocrisy and Policy Schizophrenia in the European Migration Crisis

@article{Greenhill2016OpenAB,
  title={Open Arms Behind Barred Doors: Fear, Hypocrisy and Policy Schizophrenia in the European Migration Crisis},
  author={Kelly M. Greenhill},
  journal={Immigration},
  year={2016}
}
  • Kelly M. Greenhill
  • Published 2016
  • Sociology
  • Immigration
  • In 2015, over one million refugees and migrants arrived in Europe, laying bare the limitations of the EU's common border control and burden-sharing systems. This article examines consequences of the EU's disjoint, schizophrenic and, at times, hypocritical responses to what has become known as the European migration crisis. It explains how unilateral, national-level responses have made the EU as a whole particularly susceptible to a unique brand of coercive bargaining that relies on the threat… CONTINUE READING
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