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Routledge Studies in Criminal Justice, Borders and Citizenship

Series Editor: Katja Franko Aas, Mary Bosworth, Sharon Pickering

Globalizing forces have had a profound impact on the nature of contemporary criminal justice and law more generally. This is evident in the increasing salience of borders and mobility in the production of illegality and social exclusion. Immigration and its control are highly charged topics in contemporary crime policy and politics. In the past two decades such matters have become subjects of extensive scholarly analysis throughout the social sciences. Though criminology has been a relative latecomer to this body of work, it is now possible to speak of an emerging ‘criminology of mobility.

Routledge Studies in Criminal Justice, Borders and Citizenship showcases contemporary studies that connect criminological scholarship to migration studies and explores the intellectual resonances between the two. It provides an opportunity to reflect on the theoretical and methodological challenges posed by mass mobility and its control. By doing that, it aims to chart an intellectual space and establish a theoretical tradition within criminology to house scholars of immigration control, who have traditionally published either in general criminological or in anthropological, sociological, refugee studies, human rights and other publications.

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  1. Asylum Seeking and the Global City

    By Francesco Vecchio

    Series: Routledge Studies in Criminal Justice, Borders and Citizenship

    Asylum seeking and the global city are two major contemporary subjects of analysis to emerge both in the literature and in public and official discourses on human rights, urban socioeconomic change and national security. Based on extensive, original ethnographic research, this book examines the...

    Published August 25th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Securitization of Migration and Refugee Women

    By Alison Gerard

    Series: Routledge Studies in Criminal Justice, Borders and Citizenship

    Humanised accounts of restrictions on mobility are rarely the focus of debates on irregular migration. Very little is heard from refugees themselves about why they migrate, their experiences whilst entering the EU or how they navigate reception conditions upon arrival, particularly from a gendered...

    Published May 18th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Policing Non-Citizens

    By Leanne Weber

    Series: Routledge Studies in Criminal Justice, Borders and Citizenship

    Criminologists are increasingly turning their attention to the many points of intersection between immigration and crime control. This book discusses the detection of unlawful non-citizens as a distinct form of policing which is impacting on a growing range of agencies and sections of society. It...

    Published August 26th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Crimes of Mobility

    Criminal Law and the Regulation of Immigration

    By Ana Aliverti

    Series: Routledge Studies in Criminal Justice, Borders and Citizenship

    This book examines the role of criminal law in the enforcement of immigration controls over the last two decades in Britain. The criminalization of immigration status has historically served functions of exclusion and control against those who defy the state’s powers over its territory and...

    Published August 26th 2013 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Human Smuggling and Border Crossings
    By Gabriella E. Sanchez
    To Be Published November 11th 2014
  2. Fragile Migration Rights: Freedom of movement in post-Soviet Russia
    By Matthew Light
    To Be Published July 15th 2015

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