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Policing Transversal Borders

Sharon Pickering and Leanne Weber

in The Borders of Punishment: Migration, Citizenship, and Social Exclusion

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199669394
eISBN:
9780191748752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669394.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter begins with a discussion of border control and transversal borders. It then examines how Australian immigration authorities have become more police-like under pressure to secure borders. ... More


The Citizen and the Criminal: The Overreach of Immigration Enforcement

Patrisia Macías-Rojas

in From Deportation to Prison: The Politics of Immigration Enforcement in Post-Civil Rights America

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781479804665
eISBN:
9781479858422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479804665.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

New enforcement targets and deployment of more border patrol to Arizona-Sonora border communities has inadvertently involved agents more directly in local crime control. This is the flip side to the ... More


Policing Australia’s Borders: New Terrains of Sovereign Practice

Anne McNevin

in Contesting Citizenship: Irregular Migrants and New Frontiers of the Political

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231151283
eISBN:
9780231522243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231151283.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter focuses on the highly restrictive and punitive treatment of asylum seekers adopted in Austrialia in recent years. Why has so much effort gone into border policing in this context? It is ... More


Human Trafficking and Border Control in the Global South

Maggy Lee

in The Borders of Punishment: Migration, Citizenship, and Social Exclusion

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199669394
eISBN:
9780191748752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669394.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines the dominant human trafficking discourse, norms, logics, and forms of border control that have been extended from countries of destination in the North to countries of origin in ... More


Policing and Security

Steve Peers

in EU Justice and Home Affairs Law: Volume II: EU Criminal Law, Policing, and Civil Law

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198776840
eISBN:
9780191841910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198776840.003.0007
Subject:
Law, EU Law

The effective prevention and investigation of crime, particularly violent crime, is a basic desire in every society. But in this area there is an acute tension between civil liberties and security ... More


The Post–Civil Rights Borderland: The Arizona-Sonora Border

Patrisia Macías-Rojas

in From Deportation to Prison: The Politics of Immigration Enforcement in Post-Civil Rights America

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781479804665
eISBN:
9781479858422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479804665.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Arizona has played a historic role in national “law and order” policymaking and immigration politics. Today it has some of the highest levels of criminal arrest, prosecution, and sentencing for ... More


Victims and Culprits: Deportation as a Pipeline to Prison

Patrisia Macías-Rojas

in From Deportation to Prison: The Politics of Immigration Enforcement in Post-Civil Rights America

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781479804665
eISBN:
9781479858422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479804665.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

The criminal alien mandate requires that border agents direct enforcement resources toward high-priority targets, principally those with a criminal record. Rather than processing apprehended ... More


Irregular Migrants and New Frontiers of the Political

Anne McNevin

in Contesting Citizenship: Irregular Migrants and New Frontiers of the Political

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231151283
eISBN:
9780231522243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231151283.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter establishes the theoretical groundwork for the book as a whole. It asks who irregular migrants are and why this particular designation of status has so much to reveal about contemporary ... More


Westphalian Culture of Border Control: From Maturity to Contestation

in Cultures of Border Control: Schengen and the Evolution of European Frontiers

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226977867
eISBN:
9780226977881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226977881.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter discusses the key assumptions and related practices characterizing the Westphalian culture of border control in Europe. It concentrates on the developments in the post-World War II ... More


Ethnography of the State

Alison Mountz

in Seeking Asylum: Human Smuggling and Bureaucracy at the Border

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665372
eISBN:
9781452946405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665372.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the contingent nature of the state’s response to human smuggling. It traces the daily struggles of civil servants charged with policing borders and exposes the political nature ... More


A Vigil at the End of the World

Kathryn Abrams

in Looking for Law in All the Wrong Places: Justice Beyond and Between

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780823283712
eISBN:
9780823286164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823283712.003.0013
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

An account of a vigil held by undocumented immigrants "at the end of the world," in the Arizona desert on a march to an immigration detention center, reveals how the voicing of emotional anguish ... More


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