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By Lorenzo Rinelli

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

This e-book explores the transformation of migration regulate within the submit 9-11 period. It seems to be at how border controls became extra diffuse within the face of elevated human flows from Africa and provides a severe research of the dispositif of ecu migration keep an eye on, together with detention with no trial, derogation of human rights legislation, torture, "extraordinary rendition", the curtailment of civil liberties and the securitization of migration. via studying 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 may be of key curiosity to students and scholars of ecu experiences, African experiences, safety stories, diplomacy, worldwide reports, comparative politics, cultural geography, migration stories and border theory.

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You have to hate the closed doors, closed to encounters and closed to those who leave (author’s translation). This page intentionally left blank Acknowledgments Several of the chapters in this book appeared in academic journals and almost every conference, workshop, and public lecture I€have taken part in. I€am grateful to the editors and discussants who have engaged in stimulating conversations with me and helped me to carve out my intuitions along the way. I€am forever indebted to my mentor and friend Nevzat Soguk who, first among others, professed the quality of my research.

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