Globalization and Borders: Death at the Global Frontier

Globalization and Borders: Death at the Global Frontier

by L. Weber, S. Pickering

Paperback(2011)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781137453150
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 11/22/2011
Series: Transnational Crime, Crime Control and Security
Edition description: 2011
Pages: 248
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Author Leanne Weber: Leanne Weber Larkins Senior Research Fellow at Monash University, Australia. She is co-editor of Borders, Mobility and Technologies of Control and has published extensively on the detention of asylum seekers, the policing of migration and the nature of contemporary borders. Author Sharon Pickering: Sharon Pickering is Professor of Criminal Justice and Criminology at Monash University, Australia. She is the Editor of the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology.

Table of Contents

List of Tables, Figures and Images Acknowledgements List of Acronyms Introduction: Globalization and Borders PART I: Border Autopsy: Examining Contemporary Borders Charting the Global Frontier Counting and Discounting Border Deaths Accounting for Deaths at the Border PART II: Border Inquest: Misadventure or Death by Policy? Structural Violence Suspicious Deaths Suicide and Self-harm PART III: From Finding Truth to Preventing Border Harm The Ambiguous Architecture of Risk Conclusion: Preventing Death by Sovereignty Notes Bibliography Index

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