The European Migration System and Global Justice: A First Appraisal

Migration is at the heart of the current political debate in Europe. Moreover, the migration crisis has disclosed a number of normative and ethical issues connected to the current management of migration in the EU. This report provides a preliminary insight into the EU’s policy on migration. It looks specifically at the terms the EU chooses, the definitions it devises and the concepts and understandings it endorses in its migration policies. In order to grasp the actual working of an emerging EU Migration System of Governance (EUMSG), the same terms, concepts and definitions are also examined with reference to a set of national cases: Italy, France, Germany, United Kingdom, Hungary, Greece and Norway.

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Migration, justice and the EU Enrico Fassi

EU terms, definitions and concepts on migration Michela Ceccorulli

The EU migration terms and definitions: perspectives on justice Michela Ceccorulli and Sonia Lucarelli

National case studies: Terms, definitions and concepts on migration Michela Ceccorulli et al.

National case studies: Perspectives of justice and implications for the EUMSG Enrico Fassi, Giorgio Grappi and Antonio Zotti

The EU, migration and justice: A tentative conclusion Sonia Lucarelli

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Published Mar. 23, 2017 10:36 PM - Last modified Sep. 19, 2017 11:17 AM