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Carrera, Sergio (Political scientist)

Works: 96 works in 242 publications in 3 languages and 6,626 library holdings
Genres: Case studies  Comic books, strips, etc  Conference papers and proceedings  Graphic novels  Science fiction comic books, strips, etc  Comics (Graphic works) 
Roles: Author, Editor, Creator, Contributor
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Most widely held works by Sergio Carrera
Illiberal liberal states : immigration, citizenship, and integration in the EU by C. A Groenendijk( )

21 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in English and held by 1,484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Understanding the dynamics of the illiberal practices of liberal states is increasingly important in Europe today. This book examines the changing relationship and interaction between immigration, citizenship and integration at the European and national arenas. It studies some of the main effects and open questions as regards the comprehensiveness of the exchange and coordination of diverse public responses on the mobility and inclusion of third country nationals in Europe. As well as their compatibility with a common European immigration policy driven by a rights-based approach and the respect of the principles of fair and equal treatment of third country nationals. It reviews key national experiences regarding immigration and citizenship laws, the use that they are making of integration and the 'moving of ideas' between national arenas. The constructed framing of integration into immigration and citizenship law and the ways in which policy convergence is being achieved through the EU Framework on integration, raises a number of conceptual dilemmas and a set of definitional premises in need of reflection and consideration. These dilemmas and premises might put social inclusion and liberty at stake in the Union."--Back cover
In search of the perfect citizen? : the intersection between integration, immigration, and nationality in the EU by Sergio Carrera( )

20 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studies the normative intersection between integration, immigration and nationality in the European Union (EU). This book examines the relationship between integration and the legal frameworks of admission, stay and access to nationality by third country nationals at national and European levels
Europe's 21st century challenge : delivering liberty by Didier Bigo( )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in English and held by 1,408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume provides a critical assessment of the liberties of citizens and others in the European Union (EU) and the different ways in which they are affected by the proliferation of discourses, practices and norms of insecurity enacted in the name of the safety of the citizen and collective security. It analyses from an interdisciplinary perspective the impacts of new techniques of surveillance and control of human movements over the liberty and security of the individual. The book offers a study of illiberal practices of liberal regimes in the field of security, and the relationship between the internal and external effects of these practices in an increasingly interconnected world, as well as the effects in relation to the place of the EU in this world. -- Back cover
Security versus freedom? : a challenge for Europe's future by Thierry Balzacq( )

16 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in English and held by 912 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the viewpoint of both migration and asylum policy and the fight against terrorism, Justice and Home Affairs is a key policy area. It is also an area that poses important challenges and raises questions with regard to the preservation of fundamental freedoms. This book looks at the European Union (EU) area of freedom, security and justice
Foreigners, refugees, or minorities? : rethinking people in the context of border controls and visas by Didier Bigo( )

20 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book examines the relationship of citizenship, ethnicity and international relations and how these three aspects of the State, its people and its neighbours relate to one another. It studies the wide issue of international relations
Implementation of EU Readmission Agreements Identity Determination Dilemmas and the Blurring of Rights by Sergio Carrera( )

11 editions published in 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By examining the implementation dynamics of EU Readmission Agreements (EURAs), this book addresses the practical reasons why irregular immigrants cannot be expelled. EURAs are one of the vital legal instruments framing EU external migration law with regard to the expulsion of irregular immigrants, yet their implementation has met with various obstacles. Above all, the process of determining an individualℓ́ℓs legal identity has proven to be one of the most controversial aspects in the implementation of EURAs. The analysis shows that the process of identifying who is whose national in the context of readmission creates two existential dilemmas: first from the perspective of the sovereignty of third countries of origin and the legal standards laid out in international instruments as regards statesℓ́ℓ powers in determining nationality, and second regarding the agency of the individual as a holder of fundamental human rights. How do the EURAs deal with or aim at alleviating these identity determination dilemmas? The book provides a comparative analysis of the administrative procedures and rules envisaged by EURAs aimed at proving or presuming the nationality of the persons to be readmitted to their country of origin. It focuses on the ways in which nationality is to be determined or presumed in the scope of the 2010 EURA with Pakistan, and compares it with those foreseen in the EURAs with Armenia, Azerbaijan, Cape Verde, Georgia, and Turkey. As such, the book provides a unique and up-to-date study of EURAs and their implementation challenges in the broader context of EU external migration law and policy
Policy coherence for development in the EU Council : strategies for the way forward by Christian Egenhofer( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In recognition of the fact that EU policies in non-development areas, such as trade, energy and migration, can also profoundly affect the poor in developing countries, the EU has affirmed?Policy Coherence for Development? as an important principle for achieving more effective development cooperation. This new CEPS study analyses whether policy-making processes in the EU Council provide sufficient scope for development inputs to be made in 12 key policy areas: trade, environment, climate change, security, agriculture, fisheries, social dimension of globalisation, employment and decent work, migration, research and innovation, information society, transport and energy. The study also includes coverage of the policy-making processes in the European Commission as it initiates and defends most of the policies being discussed in the EU Council. Its findings point to the highly segregated character of EU policy-making and provide interesting insights into the internal challenges the EU will need to address in order to fulfil its goal of achieving greater coherency in its (external) policy-making. To strengthen the potential for PCD the study suggests six proposals for structural reform as well as a set of specific recommendations
Rethinking the attractiveness of EU labour immigration policies : comparative perspectives on the EU, the US, Canada and beyond( Book )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Is Europe's immigration policy attractive? One of the priorities driving current EU debates on labour immigration policies is the perceived need to boost Europe's attractiveness vis-á-vis 'talented' and 'highly skilled' immigrants. The EU sees itself playing a role in persuading immigrants to choose Europe over other competing destinations, such as the US or Canada. This book critically examines the determinants and challenges characterising discussions focused on the attractiveness of labour migration policies in the EU as well as other international settings. It calls for re-thinking some of the most commonly held premises and assumptions underlying the narratives of 'attractiveness' and 'global competition for talent' in migration policy debates. How can an immigration policy, in fact, be made to be 'attractive' and what are the incentives at play (if any)? A multidisciplinary team of leading scholars and experts in migration studies address the main issues and challenges related to the role played by rights and discrimination, qualifications and skills, and matching demand and supply in needs-based migration policies. The experiences in other jurisdictions such as South America, Canada and the United States are also covered: Are these countries indeed so 'attractive' and 'competitive', and if so what makes them more attractive than the EU? On the basis of the discussions and findings presented across the various contributions, the book identifies a number of priorities for policy formulation and design in the next generation of EU labour migration policies. In particular, it highlights important initiatives that the new European Commission should focus on in the years to come"--Back cover
The Area of Freedom, Security and Justice ten years on : successes and future challenges under the Stockholm Programme( Book )

5 editions published in 2010 in English and French and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collaborative text brings together the views of key practitioners and policymakers who have played a prominent role in shaping an Area of Freedom, Security and Justice (AFSJ) in the European Union. Ten years ago, the member states transferred competences to the European Union for law and policymaking in the fields of immigration, asylum, and border controls and are now beginning the same process for criminal justice and policing
High Rollers by Gary Phillips( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"L.A. gangsta CQ is an accomplished enforcer for coked-up drug kingpin Tre Loc, but CQ's blind loyalty to his boss is shaken when he's assigned to shake down Tre Loc's crackhead attorney by kidnapping the woman's little girl, thus gaining leverage should the attorney ever decide to spill her guts to the Feds. As CQ wrestles with the logistics of snatching the kid, his estranged sister begs him to make her gambling-addicted husband's exorbitant debt to the local Chicano go away, a situation opening the door to a violent and bloody gang war that also affords CQ a chance at improving his own station."--Pub. Weekly
Social benefits and migration : a contested relationship and policy challenge in the EU( Book )

5 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and French and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Irregular migration, trafficking and smuggling of human beings : policy dilemmas in the EU by Sergio Carrera( Book )

6 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The expert contributors to this edited volume, representing a multidisciplinary selection of academics, examine the treatment of irregular migration, human trafficking and smuggling in EU law and policy. The various chapters explore the policy dilemmas encountered in efforts to criminalise irregular migration and humanitarian assistance to irregular immigrants. The book aims to provide academic input to informed policy-making in the next phase of the European Agenda on Migration. 0In his Foreword, Matthias Ruete, Director General of DG Home Affairs of the European Commission, writes: 'This initiative aims to stimulate evidence-based policy-making and to bring fresh thinking to develop more effective policies. The European Commission welcomes the valuable contribution of this initiative to help close the wide gap in our knowledge about the smuggling of migrants, and especially the functioning of smuggling networks.'
G.I. Joe by Mike Costa( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As under-cover G.I. JOE agent Scoop infiltrates the cultish C.O.I.L., will he uncover a sinister plot, or be drawn into a world of pain and power?
The European border and coast guard : addressing migration and asylum challenges in the Mediterranean? by Sergio Carrera( Book )

2 editions published in 2017 in Dutch and English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The humanitarian refugee crisis in Europe of 2015-2016 has revealed several unfinished elements and shortcomings in current EU policies and approaches to migration, asylum and borders, particularly those applying in southern EU maritime borders and frontier states in the Mediterranean. This book provides a critical examination of the main issues and lessons learned from this crisis and gives an up-to-date assessment of the main policy, legal and institutional responses that have been put in place at the EU level. It further examines the extent to which these responses can be expected to work under the current system of sharing responsibilities among EU member states in assessing asylum applications and ensuring a consistent implementation of EU legal standards that comply with the rule of law and fundamental rights
Pathways towards legal migration into the EU : reappraising concepts, trajectories and policies( Book )

2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Finding that EU migration policies are still subject to inconsistency, legal uncertainty and discriminatory treatment, scholars call for the creation of new legal pathways. Over the past 15 years, the "Europeanisation" of policies dealing with the conditions of entry and residence of third-country nationals has led to the development of a common EU acquis. Yet questions related to policy consistency, legal certainty and fair and non-discriminatory treatment in working and living standards still characterize the EU's legal framework for cross-border mobility. This book critically explores the extent to which EU legal migration policies and their underlying working notions match the transnational mobility of individuals today. It addresses the main challenges of economic migration policies, both within the EU and in the context of EU cooperation with third countries. Special consideration is given to the compatibility of EU policies with international labour standards along with the fundamental rights and approach to fairness laid down in the EU Treaties. The contributions to this book showcase the various uses and potential of social science and humanities research in assessing, informing and shaping EU migration policies. Leading scholars and experts have brought together the latest knowledge available to reappraise the added value of the EU in this area. Their reflections and findings point to the need to develop a revised set of EU policy priorities in implementing a new generation of legal pathways for migration
Migration, borders and asylum : trends and vulnerabilities in EU policy by Thierry Balzacq( Book )

8 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What level of policy convergence has been achieved by EU member states on immigration, borders and asylum? Although this question may sound rather theoretical, in practice it has profound consequences on the everyday life of individuals and the very nature of the EU. Common action in this field is exacerbated by the significant obstacles that negatively impact the quality of policies and the success of their implementation. Together with the tense EU struggle between the intergovernmental and community method of governing, these factors are detrimental to an EU-wide policy for promoting freedom, justice and stability in an enlarging Union. In response, authors Thierry Balzacq and Sergio Carrera undertake a critical analysis of the most recent policy developments in this politically sensitive domain. They investigate persistent barriers to harmonisation and suggest how the EU may achieve policy optimalisation. Their work progressively develops a set of recommendations, aimed at overcoming current vulnerabilities in policy approximation and achieving the most appropriate action to ensure equal treatment and social cohesion in the EU
Policing humanitarianism : EU policies against human smuggling and their impact on civil society by Sergio Carrera( )

4 editions published in 2019 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduction -- Countering migrant-smuggling : the EU's policy approach -- The role of EU agencies in policing migrant-smuggling : EU home affairs agencies and national actors involved in anti-migrant-smuggling -- Anti-smuggling in national law and perceptions among civil society actors -- Effects of countering facilitation of entry : CSOs involved at external EU sea and land borders -- Humanitarian assistance in the context of the EU hotspots approach -- The effects of countering facilitation of residence : access to services and rights -- The three faces of policing the mobility society in the EU -- Conclusions
Constitutionalising the Security Union : effectiveness, rule of law and rights in countering terrorism and crime( Book )

2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collective volume offers a multidisciplinary examination of the critical issues and challenges associated with the EU's initiative to build a Security Union, particularly in relation to common policies adopted at the member state level aimed at countering terrorism and crime. It delves into the EU's efforts to support cross-border investigations, the exchange of information and international cooperation, taking stock of the effects on freedom and privacy. The various authors offer key research findings, which contributed to the European Commission's 2017 Comprehensive Assessment of EU Security Policy. They identify and explore the main constitutional dilemmas facing the Security Union concerning EU standards enshrined in the Lisbon Treaty and the commitments undertaken in the context of the EU Better Regulation agenda. Hence, this examination of EU security policies sheds light on their effectiveness, proportionality, fundamental rights and societal implications
After the cape II : all falls down by Howard Wong( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The EU border management strategy : FRONTEX and the challenges of irregular immigration in the Canary Islands by Sergio Carrera( )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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In search of the perfect citizen? : the intersection between integration, immigration, and nationality in the EU
In search of the perfect citizen? : the intersection between integration, immigration, and nationality in the EUEurope's 21st century challenge : delivering libertySecurity versus freedom? : a challenge for Europe's futurePolicy coherence for development in the EU Council : strategies for the way forwardThe Area of Freedom, Security and Justice ten years on : successes and future challenges under the Stockholm ProgrammeHigh RollersG.I. JoeAfter the cape II : all falls down
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Carrera, Sergio, Ph. D.

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