Annotated bibliography - Immigration policy
Bocquillon, P. & Dobbels, M. (2014). An elephant on the 13th floor of the Berlaymont? European
Council and Commission relations in legislative agenda setting. Journal of European Public Policy, 21(1), 20-38.
Bürgin, A. (2013). Salience, path dependency and the coalition between the European Commission and the Danish Council Presidency: Why the EU opened a visa liberalisation process with Turkey. European Integration Online Papers, 17.
Givens, T. & Luedtke, A. (2004). The Politics of European Union Immigration Policy: Institutions, Salience, and Harmonization. The Policy Studies Journal, 32(1), 145-165.
Guiraudon, V. (2000). European Integration and Migration Policy: Vertical Policy-making as Venue Shopping. Journal of Common Market Studies, 38(2), 251-271
Thiel, M. & Uçarer, E.M. (2014). Access and agenda-setting in the European Union: Advocacy NGOs in comparative perspective. Interest Groups & Advocacy, 3(1), 99-116.
Looking into three cases – the energy climate package, economic governance
reform and Schengen reform - this article argues that patterns of interactions between the the European Council and the Commission in legislative agenda setting can be best described as ‘competitive cooperation’. Abstract
Explains the visa liberalisation process with Turkey through the argumentative strength of the European Commission as well as the existence of a coalition between the Commission and the Danish Council Presidency. Abstract
This article develops a theoretical and conceptual model of how immigration policy is potentially harmonized at the EU level and how this harmonization can be blocked or restricted by national-level factors. Abstract
Argues that a venue-shopping framework is best suited to account for the timing, form and content of European co-operation in the area of migration and asylum policy. Abstract
Compares the strategies and objectives of advocacy NGOs working in the immigration & asylum and human rights areas, respectively, and identifies the strengths and weaknesses of each. Abstract