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Border policy and politics on the Eastern border: The possibilities for Europeanization in Poland

Weinar, Agnieszka. (2007) Border policy and politics on the Eastern border: The possibilities for Europeanization in Poland. In: UNSPECIFIED, Montreal, Canada. (Unpublished)

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    [From the introduction]. In this paper I want to examine the prospects of Europeanization of the migration policy, and especially the border policy beyond accession. I argue that Eastern border policy in Poland will not be thoroughly Europeanized since the situation before and after Enlargement is different. Firstly, I will discuss the concept of Europeanization from the perspective of a former accession country. I will show how it differs from Europeanization discussed in relation to old EU-15. Then I will present the state of border management in Poland, especially in relation to its security agenda. In the end I will focus on the present situation of policy making through the lenses of Europeanization. The paper used both desk research methods and empirical studies conducted in 2003 and 2006.4 It takes into account the debates of the subsequent Alien Bills, where the strategies of the actors and the argumentation were studied. Moreover, the analysis uses the in-depth interview data gathered in Poland among the policy makers, secondary statistical sources and documentary data on Polish immigration policy developments.

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    Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (UNSPECIFIED)
    Subjects for non-EU documents: EU policies and themes > Policies & related activities > Third Pillar/JHA/PJC > immigration policy
    EU policies and themes > Policies & related activities > europeanisation/europeanization & European identity
    Countries > Poland
    Subjects for EU documents: UNSPECIFIED
    EU Series: UNSPECIFIED
    ["eprint_fieldname_eusries" not defined]: 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: 11 Jun 2008
    Page Range: p. 16
    Last Modified: 15 Feb 2011 17:51
    URI: http://aei.pitt.edu/id/eprint/8064

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