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Overshadowed by China: The Russia-China Strategic Partnership in the Asia-Pacific Region

Leszek Buszynski

in The Future of China-Russia Relations

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125633
eISBN:
9780813135359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125633.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter provides a discussion on the Chinese and Russian interests on the Korean Peninsula. It begins by presenting the notion of a strategic partnership. Beyond the Korean Peninsula, China ... More


The Borderland Lens

Annette Idler

in Borderland Battles: Violence, Crime, and Governance at the Edges of Colombia's War

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190849146
eISBN:
9780190909550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190849146.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 3 explains how the gap between state-centric views on borderlines and transnational realities at the margins turn borderlands in vulnerable regions into extreme cases of complex security ... More


The State and the Dilemma of Security Policy

Abdennour Benantar

in Algeria Modern: From Opacity to Complexity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190491536
eISBN:
9780190638542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190491536.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter analyses the management and implementation of Algeria’s security policies at a time when the country’s security apparatus is adapting to the changing regional political landscape. The ... More


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


Introduction

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/9781479804665.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

For many, the punitive turn in immigration stems from the attack on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. Although 9/11 linked immigration and national security, this link occurred more in ... More


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

Patrisia Macías-Rojas

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781479804665
eISBN:
9781479858422
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479804665.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

From Deportation to Prison traces the punitive turn in immigration and border policy to the Department of Homeland Security’s Criminal Alien Program (CAP), originally designed to purge noncitizens ... More


Environmental Disruption as a Consequence of Human Migration: The Case of the U.S.-Mexico Border

Lisa Meierotto

in Migration and Disruptions: Toward a Unifying Theory of Ancient and Contemporary Migrations

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060804
eISBN:
9780813050874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060804.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Human migration has been a factor in environmental disruption along the United States–Mexico border both historically and in modern times. This chapter examines the impact of human migration as well ... More


Conclusion

S. Deborah Kang

in The INS on the Line: Making Immigration Law on the US-Mexico Border, 1917-1954

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199757435
eISBN:
9780190655259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199757435.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The conclusion provides an overview of developments in contemporary American immigration policy from 1954 to the present. Faced with the same dilemmas—how to open the borders to the free flow of ... More


Reading Bodies, Reading Documents, and “Passport Control”

Craig Robertson

in The Passport in America: The History of a Document

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199927579
eISBN:
9780190254568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199927579.003.0011
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter focuses on the system of “passport control” which was implemented during World War I as part of the United States's approach to national security in general and to border security in ... More


Demilitarization in the Contemporary World

Peter Stearns (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037894
eISBN:
9780252095153
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037894.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

Contemporary world history has highlighted militarization in many ways, from the global Cold War and numerous regional conflicts to the general assumption that nationhood implies a significant and ... More


“I Don’t Have Much in Common with My Cousin”

Frans J. Schryer

in They Never Come Back: A Story of Undocumented Workers from Mexico

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453144
eISBN:
9780801455124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453144.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter looks at the social and cultural divide between migrants' children who were raised in the United States and those born in Mexico. The gradual erosion of ties between migrants from the ... More


Declining Mexican Migration to the United States

Andrew Selee

in Adjusting to a World in Motion: Trends in Global Migration and Migration Policy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190211394
eISBN:
9780190270100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190211394.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

The chapter analyzes the reasons that Mexico migration to the United States has dropped so dramatically since 2007. The drop in outmigration from Mexico has three causes: increased border security, ... More


Suspicious People and Untrustworthy Documents

Craig Robertson

in The Passport in America: The History of a Document

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199927579
eISBN:
9780190254568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199927579.003.0010
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines why the passport was not considered necessary when border security was defined through a racialized understanding of what made the nation productive and healthy, and when the ... More


The Politics of Immigration: Partisanship, Demographic Change, and American National Identity

Tom K. Wong

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190235307
eISBN:
9780190235338
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190235307.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Why do legislators in Congress do what they do when it comes to voting on immigration policy? The Politics of Comprehensive Immigration Reform in the United States argues that contemporary ... More


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