Borders, Asylum and Global Non-Citizenship: The Other Side of the Fence

Borders, Asylum and Global Non-Citizenship: The Other Side of the Fence

by Heather L. Johnson


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781107640917
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 11/15/2018
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 259
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x (d)

About the Author

Heather L. Johnson is a Lecturer in Politics and International Studies at Queen's University Belfast, where she teaches international relations, security studies and conflict studies. She is an external researcher at the Centre for Refugee Studies at York University, Toronto, and has been a member of the executive board of the Canadian Association for Refugee and Forced Migration Studies since 2009. She was a fellow with the Canadian Consortium for Human Security in 2008. Her research is interdisciplinary, and relies on qualitative and ethnographic field work in various global sites, including Tanzania, Spain, Morocco and Australia.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: situating migrant narratives in irregularity; 2. Narratives and moments; 3. From forced and voluntary to irregular and regular; 4. Framing the migration regime in border control; 5. Rethinking irregularity; 6. Camps and detention centres: spaces containing irregularity; 7. The other side of the fence; 8. Irregularizing agency; Conclusion: stories about migration; Appendix: list of interviews; References.

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