MIGRANT SMUGGLING: AN ANALYSIS IN THE FRAMEWORK OF MIGRANT AND SMUGGLER RELATIONSHIP

Abstract

Author(s): Tuba AVU?

The phenomenon of international migration that is facitilitated and increased in parallel with the improvement of globalization and communication opportunities, it has been transformed in to irregular migration by the states following an anti immigration policy, in last decades. Especially Western States’ anti immigration policies, bring tight border controls. However, tightening border controls, does not stop irregular migration but rather increases irregular migration and migrant smuggling. Studies show that, most of irregular migrations are carried out with the help of migrant smugglers. In this context, a professional migrant smuggling acvitiy that has been increasing and can not be prevented, for last decades, has been taking place in various parts of the World. Whereas migrant smuggling is seen frequently in Turkey, due to it is between emigrant countries and immgirant countries, which have tightened border controls. In this study, a relationship between migrant and smuggler and its effect on migrant smuggling, which has been on the agenda of politics, media and academic community in recent years, has been investigated. And it is demonstrated that, there is a trust in the relationship between smugglers and migrants owing to their social networks and this plays a facilitating role in the continuation of migrant smuggling.

Announcements

You can send your paper at https://www.scholarscentral.org/submissions/international-social-research.html

  • The Journal of International Social Research / Uluslararas覺 Sosyal Arat覺rmalar Dergisi ISSN: 1307-9581, an international, peer-reviewed, on the web publication, from 2007 will be issued least four times annualy.
  • Our journal is an independent academic publication based on research in social sciences, contributing to its field and trying to publish scientific articles that will bring innovation to the original and social sciences.
  • The journal has got an international editorial board and referee board, mainly embodied from the each individually professional on the social research fields.
  • Uluslararas覺 Sosyal Arat覺rmalar Dergisi / The Journal of International Social Research became a member of Cross Reff since 2014 and started to assign DOI numbers to the articles. image
Google Scholar citation report
Citations : 27

The Journal of International Social Research received 27 citations as per Google Scholar report

The Journal of International Social Research peer review process verified by publons
Get the App