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The Euro-Moat

David Scott FitzGerald

in Refuge beyond Reach: How Rich Democracies Repel Asylum Seekers

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190874155
eISBN:
9780190874186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190874155.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies), Comparative and Historical Sociology

European governments acting alone and collectively through Frontex and NATO are intercepting asylum seekers and other migrants far from their shores. Patrolling the moat is tightly linked to ... More


The Political Teaching of Lampedusa’s The Leopard

Steven B. Smith

in Modernity and Its Discontents: Making and Unmaking the Bourgeois from Machiavelli to Bellow

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300198393
eISBN:
9780300220988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300198393.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Giuseppe Lampedusa’s The Leopard is a profound literary reflection on the transition from the old order to the modern democratic age. Set in Sicily at the time of the Italian unification, it charts ... More


The Ship and the Battle over Migrant ‘Illegality’

Tony Kushner

in Journeys from the Abyss: The Holocaust and Forced Migration from the 1880s to the Present

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781786940629
eISBN:
9781786945051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940629.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

By utilising Judith Butler’s concept of the politics of the performative, this chapter explores how the concept of migrant illegality developed from the late nineteenth century onwards. It shows how ... More


Borders, Crises, Critique

Nick Vaughan-Williams

in Europe’s Border Crisis: Biopolitical Security and Beyond

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198747024
eISBN:
9780191809293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198747024.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This introductory chapter explores EUrope’s border crisis with reference to the 2013 Lampedusa incident, when at least 366 ‘irregular’ migrants from Eritrea and Somalia died within 800 m of the ... More


The Last Mediterranean, 1950–2010

David Abulafia

in The Great Sea: A Human History of the Mediterranean

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195323344
eISBN:
9780197562499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195323344.003.0049
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

The late twentieth century was one of the great periods of Mediterranean migration. Migrations out of North Africa and into and out of Israel have been discussed in the previous chapter. The ... More


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