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Robert Westermann

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Discipline: Political Science

Degrees BA: Political Sciences


Political Sciences

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Power and Regulation in Migration Systems
Critical Analysis of the German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ)

Brief description:

The doctoral thesis is divided into three parts: The first is a transfer of Robert Cox's critical neogramscian concept to the field of international migration. It is assumed that existing regulation-theoretical approaches to migration research can be embedded into this multiscale framework. The second and third part is a critical analysis of the German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ), looking first at the role and function of the institution and secondly at the implementation of the Nexus Migration & Development.


Keywords: Critical Theory, Migration System Theory, GIZ, Migration Research

Language(s) of writing: English, German

Country: Germany

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University of Hildesheim

Catholic University of Applied Sciences Mainz


Political Sciences

Social Sciences

Supervisor: Hannes Schammann
Start date: 01-04-2018
PhD current status: PhD Ongoing
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Added to catalogue on: 19-10-2018

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