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Casualties of care : immigration and the politics of humanitarianism in France

Author: Miriam Iris Ticktin
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2011.
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This work explores the unintended consequences of compassion in the world of immigration politics. In particular it looks at two regimes of care, humanitarianism and the movement to stop violence against women.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Ticktin, Miriam Iris.
Casualties of care.
Berkeley : University of California Press, c2011
(DLC) 2011008975
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Miriam Iris Ticktin
ISBN: 9780520950535 0520950534
OCLC Number: 747411316
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 295 p.) : ill.
Contents: pt. 1. The context : politics and care --
pt. 2. On the ground : compassion and pathology --
pt. 3. Antipolitics : diseased citizens and a racialized postcolonial state.
Responsibility: Miriam Ticktin.

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Explores the unintended consequences of compassion in the world of immigration politics. This book focuses on France and its humanitarian immigration practices to argue that a politics based on care  Read more...

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"Illuminating... An important contribution to the study of the struggle for rights by migrant movements in Europe." -- Catherine Lloyd, Edinburgh, Scotland Signs: Journal Of Women In Culture And Read more...

 
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