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Inside immigration detention

Author: Mary Bosworth
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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As states around the globe detain foreigners in greater numbers, a critical, academic examination of the social and cultural world of immigration detention centres is long overdue. This groundbreaking study based on extensive fieldwork in the British system unveils the world of immigration detention - its culture, politics, and impact on detainees.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Bosworth
ISBN: 9780191755552 0191755559 9780191663529 0191663522
OCLC Number: 897444650
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations, maps
Contents: Inside immigration detention --
The historical development of immigration detention in Britain --
Understanding immigration detention --
Recognition and belonging in an age of deportation --
Everyday life in detention --
The detention community --
Uncertainty, identity, and power in detention --
Ambivalence and estrangement in detention --
Conclusion : Irrevocably foreign?
Responsibility: Mary Bosworth.

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As states around the globe detain foreigners in greater numbers, a critical, academic examination of the social and cultural world of immigration detention centres is long overdue. This  Read more...

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This book is not only a must read for undergraduate and postgraduate students with an interest in migration and detention, but also for policy-makers responsible for redressing the current imbalance Read more...

 
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