Protection by persuasion: International cooperation in the refugee regime
States located near crisis zones are most likely to see an influx of people fleeing from manmade disasters; African states, for instance, are forced to accommodate and adjust to refugees more often than do European states far away from sites of upheaval. Geography dictates that states least able to pay the costs associated with refugees … Continue reading Protection by persuasion: International cooperation in the refugee regime
Global migration governance
Contributors are the world’s leading experts on migration Fills a significant gap in the existing literature – this is one of very few books on the international politics of migration Unlike many other trans-boundary policy areas, international migration lacks coherent global governance. There is no UN migration organization and states have signed relatively few … Continue reading Global migration governance
Beautiful dead bodies: gender, migration and representation in anti-trafficking campaigns.
This essay addresses the link between sex trafficking and European citizesnhip by examining several anti-trafficking campaigns launched in post-socialist Europe. In illustrating which techniques are used in the production of images, it points to the highly symbolic and stereotypical constructions of femininity (victims) and masculinity (criminals) of eastern European nationals. A close analysis of female … Continue reading Beautiful dead bodies: gender, migration and representation in anti-trafficking campaigns.
From exception to excess: Re-reading detention and deportations across Mediterranean space
About the book: This important collection examines deportation as an increasingly global mechanism of state control. Anthropologists, historians, legal scholars, and sociologists consider not only the physical expulsion of noncitizens, but also the social discipline and labour subordination resulting from deportability, the threat of forced removal. They explore practices and experiences of deportation in regional … Continue reading From exception to excess: Re-reading detention and deportations across Mediterranean space
The International Organization for Migration and the international government of borders
Early debates often read globalisation as a powerful tendency destined to make state borders less pertinent. Recent research has challenged this view by suggesting that globalisation and (re)bordering frequently advance hand-in-hand, culminating in a condition that might be described as gated globalism. But somewhat neglected in this recent wave of research is the role that … Continue reading The International Organization for Migration and the international government of borders