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2012 | 1 | 85-108

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An Analysis of the Criticism of the Area of Freedom Security and Justice of the European Union


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Analiza krytyki przestrzeni wolności, bezpieczeństwa i sprawiedliwości Unii Europejskiej

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The following paper concentrates on the analysis of the criticism of the Area of Freedom, Security and Justice of the European Union. The Author focuses on the nature of this criticism, its subject – the process of securitization of the EU and also on the sources of such criticism. This paper addresses fundamental questions related to the issues of both general criticism of the AFSJ (its technocratic character and lack of parliamentary and judiciary control) and the criticism of particular activities of the EU agencies, such as Europol and Frontex.
Niniejsza praca skupia się na analizie krytyki Przestrzeni Wolności, Bezpieczeństwa i Sprawiedliwości Unii Europejskiej. Autor skupia się na naturze tej krytyki, jej przedmiocie – procesie sekurytyzacji Unii Europejskiej, a także na źródłach tej krytyki. Praca porusza fundamentalne kwestie związane zarówno z ogólną krytyką Przestrzeni Wolności, Bezpieczeństwa i Sprawiedliwości, jak i z krytyką poszczególnych działań podejmowanych przez unijne agencje, takie jak Europol i Frontex.






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  • Uniwersytet Warszawski, Wydział Dziennikarstwa i Nauk Politycznych, ul. Krakowskie Przedmieście 3


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