Hatfield School of Government. Public Affairs and Policy Ph. D. Program
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Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Public Affairs and Policy
Public Affairs and Policy
1 online resource (vi, 163 pages)
For over a decade the European Union has been immersed in an immigration crisis. As the desired destination for millions of people fleeing unrest in the Middle East and war in Ukraine, the EU has developed its own social, political, and humanitarian crisis. Lacking policy commonality across its member states on how to accept and manage the mass waves of migrants, the EU continues to struggle with implementing a common immigration policy. This research examines EU immigration issues, policies, and the failures of successful collaboration stymying the implementation of a standard immigration policy. Using the agenda setting model of John Kingdon, the E's immigration policy problem is evaluated. In conjunction with personal interviews of EU officials, public opinion, and Senturion agent-based modeling, the future and possibility of the EU developing an immigration policy are determined.
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Surface, Jamie P., "Agenda Setting and Europe's Common Immigration Policy" (2022). Dissertations and Theses. Paper 6243.