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The Continuing Shame of Europe: Discourse on Migration Policy in Germany and the UK

A new article by MigrationWork Director Bastian Vollmer considers the problem of ongoing deaths at the EU external borders and offers an explanation for how this ‘shame of Europe’ has emerged and why it may still continue to exist:

Europe is in urgent need to deliberate about its shame and the on-going embarrassment for liberal democracies. Deliberation theory, ethical approaches of discourse and models of deliberative democracy has offered great potential to create such space and alternative and progressive designs of knowledge production, policymaking and possibly a route out of this dead-end policy situation.

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