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"EU Asylum Policy: The Emergence of Supranational Policy Entrepreneurs?"

Kaunert, Christian. (2007) "EU Asylum Policy: The Emergence of Supranational Policy Entrepreneurs?". In: UNSPECIFIED, Montreal, Canada. (Unpublished)

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    Abstract

    The ‘Area of Freedom, Security and Justice’ in the EU has experienced significant developments during the Tampere programme (1999 – 2004). This paper makes the point that European integration is possible in areas of ‘high politics’, such as asylum policy. Significantly, the European Commission can (though not always does) play a significant role in this process - the role of a supranational policy entrepreneur that enables the normative construction of a policy. The paper analyses the high-profile case of the European Asylum Policy, particularly the four main directives, its legal and political construction, and demonstrates the significance of the Commission in the political and normative process.

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    Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (UNSPECIFIED)
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Area of Freedom, Security and Justice; Supranational Policy Entrepreneurship.
    Subjects for non-EU documents: EU policies and themes > EU institutions & developments > European Commission
    EU policies and themes > Policies & related activities > Third Pillar/JHA/PJC > asylum policy
    Subjects for EU documents: UNSPECIFIED
    EU Series and Periodicals: UNSPECIFIED
    EU Annual Reports: UNSPECIFIED
    Conference: European Union Studies Association (EUSA) > Biennial Conference > 2007 (10th), May 17-19, 2007
    Depositing User: Phil Wilkin
    Official EU Document: No
    Language: English
    Date Deposited: 06 May 2008
    Page Range: p. 30
    Last Modified: 15 Feb 2011 17:51
    URI: http://aei.pitt.edu/id/eprint/7930

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