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Constructing the ‘migrant’ other: globalisation, securitisation and control

Christopher Baker-Beall

in The European Union's fight against terrorism: Discourse, Policies, Identity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719091063
eISBN:
9781526115294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091063.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter Four explores the strand of the ‘fight against terrorism’ discourse that constructs the ‘openness’ of EU society as ‘vulnerable’ to the threat of terrorism. This chapter focuses on how the ... More


Controlling the Southern Maritime Approaches with an Isolationist Strategy

Simon Reich and Peter Dombrowski

in The End of Grand Strategy: US Maritime Operations in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501714627
eISBN:
9781501714641
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501714627.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter examines the historic US policy of isolationism in the Western Hemisphere. It begins with a vignette about the U.S. Coast Guard cutter seized a submersible vessel (a rudimentary ... More


The Nationalization of American Migration Policies and the Visible Hand of the Shipping Lobby

Torsten Feys

in The Battle for the Migrants: Introduction of Steamshipping on the North Atlantic and Its Impact on the European Exodus

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781927869000
eISBN:
9781786944443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781927869000.003.0005
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter explores the role of the shipping lobby in shaping American laws that regulated migrant transport, particularly the laws that opposed and attempted to suppress immigration. It seeks to ... More


Incarceration and Rupture: The Past in the Present

Laura Brace

in The Politics of Slavery

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474401142
eISBN:
9781474445122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474401142.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter focuses on the prison industrial complex in the United States to ask again about what gets remembered and how, to take us back to the question of what happens to a manumitted slave, and ... More


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