Governing through migration control: Security and Citizenship in Britain.
Expanding mechanisms of border control increasingly depend on the criminalization of non-citizens. While some criminology scholarship might suggest such measures announce an increasing governance of migration through crime, we argue that it is not simply a case of punitive crime control strategies leaching into migration policies. Not only are foreigners in a far more vulnerable … Continue reading Governing through migration control: Security and Citizenship in Britain. →
Border Control and the Limits of the Sovereign State
As has been widely recognized and commented upon, border controls across Europe and America have been strenuously tightened since September 11th. In fact, of course, the movement of certain non-citizens in and around most western, industrialized countries had been restricted for some time predating the advent of the `war on terror’. In this article I … Continue reading Border Control and the Limits of the Sovereign State →
Deporting Foreign National Prisoners in England and Wales
This article examines the detention and deportation of time-served foreign national prisoners in England and Wales. Drawing on penal policy and interviews with staff and detainees in prisons and immigration removal centres, it critically assesses the growing interdependence of the UK Border Agency and HM Prison Service. Whereas the removal of failed asylum seekers has … Continue reading Deporting Foreign National Prisoners in England and Wales →
Europe’s 21st century challenge: Delivering liberty and security.
The book critically appraises the liberties of citizens and others within the EU, and the different ways in which they are affected by the proliferation of discourses, practices and norms of insecurity enacted in the name of collective and individual safety. It analyses from an interdisciplinary perspective the impacts of new techniques of surveillance and … Continue reading Europe’s 21st century challenge: Delivering liberty and security. →