43 / 2016
Maja Modic

The Convergence between Migration and Policing: the Slovenian Perspective

Through the process of securitization, the convergence between migration and policing is gaining new dimensions within European migration policy. While several contemporary trends in policing can be identified, we point out the following based on their relevance for the Slovenian context: pluralization, Europeanization, demilitarization and academization. The purpose of the paper is to ascertain whether these general trends in policing correspond with the trends in policing migration specifically, and what they bring, with a particular focus on Slovenia.
KEY WORDS: migration, policing, pluralization, Europeanization, demilitarization, academization, Slovenia

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