Understanding Europe’s refugee crisis
In the current issue of Governance, Mahama Tawat draws on two books on immigration — Frontiers of Fear by Ariane Chebel d’Appolonia and Survival Immigration by Alexander Betts — to examine Europe’s refugee crisis. The recent surge of refugees into Europe “has triggered events whose historical parallel can only be found in the early hours of World War II,” Tawat says. Drawing on Francis Fukuyama’s 2013 contribution toGovernance, Tawat considers how shortfalls in state capacity have intensified the crisis. Read the review.