ISSUE: 3/2020

  • Volume 24
  • Number 3
  • 2020


Studia Europejskie –
Studies in European Affairs

ISSN: 1428-149X
e-ISSN: 2719-3780

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Szwecja wobec kryzysu migracyjnego: aspekty polityki i bezpieczeństwa

Sweden and the Migration Crisis: Political and Security Aspects


This article aims to make an insight into the conditions of immigration policy and actions undertaken by the Swedish authorities and political parties in the face of the migration crisis in Europe after 2015. A hypothesis presented here assumes that a decisive evolution of the attitudes of the Swedish authorities, political parties, and society towards a restrictive approach to immigration arose from the awareness of the negative consequences of migration management for the Swedish socio-economic model and the political scene. The theoretical framework used in this article is the concept of policy responsiveness, including the ability of political authorities to respond effectively and lawfully to the needs and expectations of the citizens. Process tracing was applied as a research method useful for following the transformation process of Sweden’s immigration policy. Statistical data, documents issued by the government and political parties, as well as the subject literature were the sources utilised in the research. Conclusions drawn from the research point to the tightening of immigration policy as a result of the fear of a prolonged pull effect on foreigners and concern surrounding the appropriate handling of immigration in full accordance with the adopted model of immigration policy.


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Language: Polish

Pages: 45-61

How to Cite:


Gruszczak, A. (2020) "Szwecja wobec kryzysu migracyjnego: aspekty polityki i bezpieczeństwa". Studia Europejskie – Studies in European Affairs, 3/2020, pp. 45-61. DOI: 10.33067/SE.3.2020.3