Regional integration and migration in the European Union

Simon McMahon

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Abstract

This Handbook discusses theoretical approaches to migration studies in general, as well as confronting various issues in international migration from a distinctive international political economy perspective. It examines migration as part of a global political economy whilst addressing the theoretical debate relating to the capacity of the state to control international migration and the so called ‘policy gap’ or ‘gap hypothesis’ between migration policies and their outcomes. [From book abstract - no separate abstract is currently available for this chapter]
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationHandbook of the International Political Economy of Migration
EditorsL.S. Talani, S. McMahon
Place of PublicationCheltenham
PublisherEdward Elgar
Pages285-303
ISBN (Print)9781782549895, 9781782549901
Publication statusPublished - 2015

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Keywords

  • migration
  • European Union

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    McMahon, S. (2015). Regional integration and migration in the European Union. In L. S. Talani, & S. McMahon (Eds.), Handbook of the International Political Economy of Migration (pp. 285-303). Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.