The Borders of Punishment: Migration, Citizenship, and Social Exclusion

Hardcover | July 16, 2013

EditorKatja Franko Aas, Mary Bosworth

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The Borders of Punishment: Migration, Citizenship, and Social Exclusion critically assesses the relationship between immigration control, citizenship, and criminal justice. It reflects on the theoretical and methodological challenges posed by mass mobility and its control and for the firsttime, sets out a particular sub-field within criminology, the criminology of mobility. Drawing together leading international scholars with newer researchers, the book systematically outlines why criminology and criminal justice should pay more attention to issues of immigration and border control.Contributors consider how "traditional" criminal justice institutions such as the criminal law, police, and prisons are being shaped and altered by immigration, as well as examining novel forms of penality (such as deportation and detention facilities), which have until now seldom featured incriminological studies and textbooks. In so doing, the book demonstrates that mobility and its control are matters that ought to be central to any understanding of the criminal justice system. Phenomena such as the controversial use of immigration law for the purposes of the war on terror, closeddetention centres, deportation, and border policing, raise in new ways some of the fundamental and enduring questions of criminal justice and criminology: What is punishment? What is crime? What should be the normative and legal foundation for criminalization, for police suspicion, for the exclusionfrom the community, and for the deprivation of freedom? And who is the subject of rights within a society and what is the relevance of citizenship to criminal justice?

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The Borders of Punishment: Migration, Citizenship, and Social Exclusion critically assesses the relationship between immigration control, citizenship, and criminal justice. It reflects on the theoretical and methodological challenges posed by mass mobility and its control and for the firsttime, sets out a particular sub-field within cr...

Katja Franko Aas is Professor of Criminology at the department of Criminology and Sociology of Law, University of Oslo. She is author of Cosmopolitan Justice and its Discontents (co-edited with C. Baillet, Routledge, 2011), Technologies of Insecurity (co-edited with H.M. Lomell and H. O. Gundhus, Routledge, 2009), Globalization and Cri...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:336 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.1 inPublished:July 16, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199669392

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Katja Franko Aas and Mary Bosworth: The Criminology of MobilityHindpal Singh Bhui: Introduction. Humanizing Migration Control and DetentionPart I: CriminalizationKatja Franko Aas: The Ordered and the Bordered Society: Migration Control, Citizenship, and the Northern Penal StateLucia Zedner: Is the Criminal Law only for Citizens? A Problem at the Borders of PunishmentJuliet P Stumpf: The Process is the Punishment in Crimmigration LawCatherine Dauvergne: The Troublesome Intersections of Refugee Law and Criminal LawPart II: PolicingSharon Pickering and Leanne Weber: Policing Transversal BordersDarshan Vigneswaran: The Criminalization of Human Mobility: A Case Study of Law Enforcement in South AfricaMaggy Lee: Human Trafficking and Border Control in the Global SouthPart III: ImprisonmentMary Bosworth: Can Immigration Detention Centres be Legitimate? Understanding Confinement in a Global WorldEmma Kaufman: Hubs and Spokes: The Transformation of the British PrisonThomas Ugelvik: Seeing like a Welfare State: Immigration Control, Statecraft, and a Prison with Double VisionPart IV: DeportationDavid C Brotherton and Luis Barrios: The Social Bulimia of Forced Repatriation: A Case Study of Dominican DeporteesMatthew Gibney: Deportation, Crime, and the Changing Character of Membership in the United KingdomVanessa Barker: Democracy and Deportation: Why Membership Matters MostPart V: Social ExclusionNicolay Johansen: Governing the Funnel of Expulsion: Agamben, the Dynamics of Force, and Minimalist BiopoliticsDario Melossi: People on the Move: From the Countryside to the Factory / PrisonBen Bowling: Epilogue. The Borders of Punishment: Towards a Criminology of Mobility