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Women, borders, and violence : current issues in asylum, forced migration and trafficking

Author: Sharon Pickering
Publisher: New York : Springer, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Analyzes women's extra legal border crossing in relation to the increasing securitization of borders against unauthorized mobility, and shows how border enforcement differentially impacts some populations and produces various forms of gender based violence. Examines gender and extra legal border crossing across Europe, North America, Africa, South East Asia and Australia -- Back cover.
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sharon Pickering
ISBN: 9781441902702 1441902708
OCLC Number: 703319010
Description: xi, 133 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Women and extra legal border crossing --
2. The journey to the border : continuums of crossing --
3. Border policing in the borderlands : policing politically active women on the Thai-Burma border --
4. A gate at the border? --
5. Policing the border within : sex trafficking and the regulation of sex work --
6. Women, borders, and violence.
Responsibility: Sharon Pickering.
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