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Abstracts of the last 4 Issues

A Very German Cultural War: Migrants and the Law

Achilles Skordas
 
 
The article discusses the “cultural war” that engulfed the German public law scholarship as the result of the 2015 mass migration movement. Focusing on the recent book by Stephan Detjen and Maximilian Steinbeis, Die Zauberlehrlinge – Der Streit um die Flüchtlingspolitik und der Mythos vom Rechtsbruch, 2019, this short article seeks to explain the particular features of this discussion and establish its links with the features of the migration crisis, the uncertainties and hesitations of political decision-making and the structure of news reporting.

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