A rising tide that lifts no boats. The European Union and the development of the transnational economy of crimigration

Marek Rewizorski

Abstract

The author of the article focuses on investigating the relationship between the outbreak of irregular migration to Europe and the increasing importance of transnational criminal networks. The starting point is the assumption that the transnational economy of crimigration (TEC) is driven by the illicit activity of private actors (the supply side) and potential migrants who create the demand for this kind of services, often not realizing the full extent of the consequences of entering into contractual relationships with groups of smugglers (the demand side). It is also assumed that the dynamics of the transnational economy of crimigration is one of the main causes of the rising wave of irregular migration and the migration crisis in the European Union.
Author Marek Rewizorski (FSS / IPS / DESC)
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- Division of European Studies and Civilisation
Journal seriesWorld Political Science, ISSN , e-ISSN 2363-4782, (N/A 70 pkt)
Issue year2019
Vol15
No1
Pages75-97
Publication size in sheets1.1
Keywords in Englishmigration, smuggling, the European Union, transnational economy of crimigration
ASJC Classification3320 Political Science and International Relations
DOIDOI:10.1515/wps-2019-0004
Languageen angielski
Score (nominal)70
Score sourcejournalList
ScoreMinisterial score = 70.0, 28-01-2020, ArticleFromJournal
Publication indicators Scopus SNIP (Source Normalised Impact per Paper): 2018 = 0.349
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