Detaining the Immigrant Other: Global and Transnational Issues

Hardcover | March 22, 2016

EditorRich Furman, Douglas Epps, Greg Lamphear

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This edited text explores immigration detention through a global and transnational lens. Immigration detention is frequently transnational; the complex dynamics of apprehending, detaining, and deporting undocumented immigrants involve multiple organizations that coordinate and often act acrossnation state boundaries. The lives of undocumented immigrants are also transnational in nature; the detention of immigrants in one country (often without due process and without providing the opportunity to contact those in their country of origin) has profound economic and emotional consequencesfor their families.The authors explore immigration detention in countries that have not often been previously explored in the literature. Some of these chapters include analyses of detention in countries such as Malaysia, South Africa, Turkey and Indonesia. They also present chapters that are comparative in nature anddeal with larger, macro issues about immigration detention in general. The authors' frequent usage of lived experience in conjunction with a broad scholarly knowledge base is what sets this volume apart from others, making it useful and practical for scholars in the social sciences and anybodyinterested in the global phenomenon of immigration detention.

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This edited text explores immigration detention through a global and transnational lens. Immigration detention is frequently transnational; the complex dynamics of apprehending, detaining, and deporting undocumented immigrants involve multiple organizations that coordinate and often act acrossnation state boundaries. The lives of undoc...

Rich Furman, MSW, PhD, is Professor of Social Work at the University of Washington, Tacoma. Douglas Epps, MSW, is a former immigration detention officer who spent several years working at one of the largest private detention facilities in the US. Greg Lamphear works as an English teacher, and a freelance editor and writer.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:224 pages, 9.25 × 6.12 × 0.98 inPublished:March 22, 2016Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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1. Rich Furman, Douglas Epps, Greg Lamphear: Introduction: Detaining the Immigrant Other: Global and Transnational Issues2. Arjen Leerkes and Mieke Kox: Pressured into deportation? Detainees' (un)willingness to 'return' and the moderating influence of international relations3. Shana Tabak: LGBTI Migrants in a Global World4. Sasagu Kudo: Immigration Detention in Malaysia: The State Monopoly of (In)security5. Dafney Blanca Dabach, Rich Furman, Alissa R. Ackerman, David Androff, Douglas Epps, Susanna Jones and Melody Loya: The Northwest Detention Center: A Nexus of the Immigration Debate6. Sonja Wolf: Migration Detention in Mexico: Human Rights Denied7. Mary Bosworth and Andriani Fili: Immigration Detention in Greece and the UK8. Antje Missbach: Detaining asylum seekers and refugees in Indonesia9. Gordon Mathews and Chee Wai-chi: Detaining the Immigrant Other in Hong Kong10. Retta Mainwaring: Transnational Migration and Control: Immigration Detention on the Edge of Europe11. Stefan Le Courant and Carolina Kobelinsky: Trapped to the Local: The Effects of Immigration Detention in France12. Tania Penovic and Azadeh Dastyari: Harm and Accountability in Transnational Detention Environments: The Case of Australia's Extraterritorial Processing of Asylum Seekers13. Nurcan Ozgur Baklacioglu: From "Guesthouses" to Removal Centers: Europeanization of Immigrant Detention in Turkey14. Shahram Khosravi: Deportation as a Way of Life for Young Afghan Men15. Rebecca Sutton: Immigration Detention in South Africa: The View from Inside Lindela16. Rachel Kronick, Cecile Rousseau and Janet Cleveland: They Cut Your Wings Over Here . . . You Can't Do Nothing: Voices of Children and Parents Held in Immigration Detention in CanadaIndex