Migration as a (Non)Traditional Security Issue of the Risk Society


  • Ioan Ticu PhD student, Doctoral School of the University of European Studies in Moldova, Chisinau, Republic of Moldova




migration, state security, perceptions of migration, economic security


Migration is an issue fervently debated in various scientific fields (history, sociology, political science, security studies, etc.). Postmodern literature on migration goes beyond hundreds of titles, monographs and articles. Discourses on public migration policies and sometimes policies themselves all too often tend to be based on seemingly trivial correlations, but which have no significant empirical basis. The reality is much less simple and requires a nuanced analysis to interpret it accurately. The emotions and attention aroused in the EU and US public debates on migration issues reveal an identity crisis and only widen the gap between potential evidence-based long-term policies and short-term migrant policies. The article aims to analyse, from a theoretical perspective, the content of the migration phenomenon in the contemporary globalized society, focusing on a series of legal elements, without ignoring the social and economic implications of the phenomenon


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How to Cite

Ticu, I. (2021). Migration as a (Non)Traditional Security Issue of the Risk Society. Postmodern Openings, 12(2), 387-409. https://doi.org/10.18662/po/12.2/314



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