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The Routledge Handbook of the Politics of Migration in Europe

A. Weinar, S. Bonjour and L. Zhyznomirska (eds). Routledge, London, 2019, 466 pp, ISBN: 978-1-138-20118-7
  • Christof RoosEmail author
Book Review

The Routledge Handbook on the Politics of Migration in Europe, edited by Agnieszka Weinar, Saskia Bonjour, and Lyubov Zhyznomirska, is an impressive achievement. With 35 chapters 466 pages, this substantial volume offers an up-to-date and comprehensive overview of migration politics research on Europe. And it comes just at the right time, as scholarship in this field expands in response to the extreme salience that immigration and asylum have recently gained in public discourse and politics. Accessible and well structured, the Handbook will be welcomed by students and scholars alike as a tool to help them navigate the ever-growing field of migration politics in Europe with its numerous specialized topics.

Structured into eight sections, the volume offers a state-of-the-art discussion among eminent senior and junior scholars in their respective research areas. In addition to the classical topics dealing with the regulation of particular migrant types, such as labour migration, asylum...

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Europa-Universitat FlensburgFlensburgGermany

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