The Securitization of Humanitarian Migration [NOOK Book]

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As western liberal states progressively restrict access to refugees and asylum seekers, this book explores how migration has been securitized using detailed case-studies on policies in Canada and Australia.

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The Securitization of Humanitarian Migration

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Overview

As western liberal states progressively restrict access to refugees and asylum seekers, this book explores how migration has been securitized using detailed case-studies on policies in Canada and Australia.

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Meet the Author

Scott D. Watson is Assistant Professor in International Security at the University of Victoria, Canada. He teaches classes in international security, international relations theory, ethno-nationalist violence and ethics in international affairs.

He recently published a journal article entitled "Manufacturing Threats: Asylum Seekers as Threats or Refugees" Journal of International Law and International Relations, Volume 3, Number 1 (Spring 2006), and "Impugning the Humanitarian Defense" is under review in Ethics and International Affairs.

He is also an occasional media commentator on issues of international security and migration policy, and has been quoted in Maclean’s, CTV National News and Global News (all Canadian national news sources).

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Table of Contents

1. Migration and Securitization 2. Norms of the International Refugee Regime 3. Detention and Naval Interception in Canada 4. Naval Interception and Detention in Australia 5. Visa Requirements in Canada and Australia

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