African Migrants and Europe: Managing the ultimate frontier by Lorenzo Rinelli

By Lorenzo Rinelli

The means of migration regulate mirrors the trajectories of the folks who traverse nationwide limitations, making today’s borders versatile and fluid.

This ebook explores the transformation of migration keep watch over within the submit Sept. 11 period. It seems to be at how border controls became extra diffuse within the face of elevated human flows from Africa and provides a serious research of the dispositif of ecu migration regulate, together with detention with out trial, derogation of human rights legislations, torture, "extraordinary rendition", the curtailment of civil liberties and the securitization of migration. through analyzing the function of Gaddafi’s Libya within the final ten years as a gendarme of Europe, it argues for a re-visioning of borders and frontiers in ways in which can account for his or her dialectical nature, and for the dialectical nature of political life.

This textual content might be of key curiosity to students and scholars of eu experiences, African reviews, safeguard reviews, diplomacy, worldwide reviews, comparative politics, cultural geography, migration reviews and border theory.

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Specifically, it follows a few African migrants into the city of Rome. In this chapter, I€locate one of the new frontiers of Europe within a paradox of the city of Rome that is both fundamental and vital to its economic expansion. The chapter explores the inexorable growth of buildings together with the mounting rejection and marginalization of an emergent immigrant population and seeks to understand how contemporary Rome’s urbanscapes are changing with the new immigrant communities that live within the nation-state and at the core of the city.

Only a few days after Silvio Berlusconi, then Head of government, had gone to Libya to inaugurate with Muammar Qadhafi, ‘Greenstream,’ a gas pipeline linking Libya (Mellitah) and Italy. €59) Italy has been a forerunner when it comes to establishing centers for managing asylum seekers’ requests outside of the states, but the method had already been utilized with Guantanamo for Haitian asylum seekers and, in the case of Australia’s Pacific Solution (Rajaram€& Grundy-Warr 2008), with offshore processing centers in Nauru or PNG.

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