Policing Paris : the origins of modern immigration control between the wars (Book, 2006) [WorldCat.org]
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Policing Paris : the origins of modern immigration control between the wars

Author: Clifford D Rosenberg
Publisher: Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The surveillance of immigrants and potential terrorists preoccupies leaders throughout the industrialised world. Yet these concerns are hardly new. This text examines a critical movement in the history of immigration control and political surveillance.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Paris
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Clifford D Rosenberg
ISBN: 0801444276 9780801444272 0801473152 9780801473159
OCLC Number: 64390471
Description: xviii, 241 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction: immigration and the state --
Immigration and the ambiguities of political policing. The evolution of immigration control ; The watershed ; "Round up the usual suspects" --
Surveillance, assistance, and exclusion. Race and immigration ; The colonial consensus ; Open city or police state? ; Colonial assistance and the Franco-Muslim hospital --
Epilogue: 1942, 1961, and beyond.
Responsibility: Clifford Rosenberg.
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