A Study on Conflict-Related Migrations Within the Context of Public Policy

A Study on Conflict-Related Migrations Within the Context of Public Policy

Aysun Yemen Öcal (Aksaray University, Turkey)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-7615-0.ch007

Abstract

The aims of the chapter are to explore how migration as a result of wars affects Turkey's public policymaking processes and to put forward the current situation in this regard. First, there will be focus on concepts such as the causes of war and wars, the phenomenon of migration, and the relationship between migration and wars. Then, in the theoretical level, major concepts such as public policy and public policy making process will be discussed. Finally, Turkey's digital media reports published on the migration experienced in neighboring countries and public policies related to migration will be examined. Public policies, particularly policies on migration, to put forward Turkey's current situation, assessment of the target situation, which should be in fact and understanding of social transformation are thought to be important steps in terms of establishing a model for other countries.
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Conceptual Framework

The first step in the understanding of conflict-based migration and the policies is to present the conceptual framework correctly. For this reason, firstly the concepts of conflict, migration and public policy have been studied.

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