This page provides a set of references for existing works on visas. Please do contact me if you would like a work included or on the list.

Research drawing on the European Visa Database

Papers analyzing visas and short term mobility

  • Bigo, D. & Guild, E. 2005. Policing at a Distance: Schengen Visa Policies. In: Bigo, D. & Guild, E. (eds.) Controlling frontiers: free movement into and within Europe. Aldershot: Ashgate Publishing Limited.
  • Guild, E. 2010. When Even Machiavelli's Prince Needs a Visa: Migration, Euro-Mediterranean Relations and Intercultural Dialogue. European Foreign Affairs Review, 15:3, 367-384.
  • Mau, S. 2010. Mobility Citizenship, Inequality, and the Liberal State: The Case of Visa Policies. International Political Sociology, 4:4, 339-361.
  • Whyte, B. 2008. Visa-free Travel Privileges: An Exploratory Geographical Analysis. Tourism Geographies, 10:2, 127-149.

Papers analyzing visas and irregular migration

  • Zolberg, A. R. 2003. The Archaeology of 'Remote Control'. In: Fahrmeir, A., Faron, O. & Weil, P. (eds.) Migration control in the North Atlantic World: The Evolution of State Practices in Europe and the United States from the French Revolution to the Inter-War Period. New York: Berghahn Books.

Papers analyzing visas and forced migration

  • Collinson, S. 1996. Visa Requirements, Carrier Sanctions, 'Safe Third Countries' and 'Readmission': The Development of an Asylum 'Buffer Zone' in Europe. Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers, 21:1, 76-90.
  • Hatton, T. J. 2004. Seeking Asylum in Europe. Economic Policy, 19:38, 5-62.

Opinion pieces