INTERNATIONAL MIGRATION AND FORMAL POWER: REQUIREMENTS FOR SUCCESSFUL REGULATION
This paper offers the opportunity to examine any possibilities for successful implementation of international migration regulatory framework (IMRF). In exploring these opportunities, the author contends that the contemporary geopolitical conditions that define the relationship between the natural environment and humans activities need to be explored from the lenses of state-centric political practices and perceptions of civil society. In doing so, the central question defining this chapter arises: Can conducting a dialogue between the state and civil society on the international migration produce possible requirements for successful implementation of international regulatory framework?
In responding to this central question, the author broadly aims to surface power relationship between two or more states as well as between the state and civil society within the context of exiting international migration regulatory framework. The author intends to contribute towards the theorization of international migration as well as future policy formulations. Grounded theory methodological approach is used in literature content analysis.
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