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In search of a more restrictive asylum policy? Understanding the Swedish standpoint towards the Common European Asylum System


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Title: In search of a more restrictive asylum policy? Understanding the Swedish standpoint towards the Common European Asylum System
Authors: Cunevski, Rebecca
Issue Date: 9-Jul-2012
Degree: Master theses
Series/Report no.: Europakunskap uppsats
Keywords: Asylum policy, European Union, CEAS, Sweden, political parties, venue-shopping, burden-sharing, international solidarity, motive analysis
Abstract: The aim of this thesis is to investigate the motives of the Swedish political parties for pursuing supranational asylum policies in the European Union. Although Sweden generally disapproves of supranationality Sweden is one of the foremost advocators of the Common European Asylum System. This thesis seeks to investigate the motives of the Swedish political parties for pursuing this agenda by testing the applicability of three theories on migration policy harmonization in Europe; burden-sharing, ... more
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/29669
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