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

Katja Franko Aas and Mary Bosworth


This book 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 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. The chapters consider how ‘traditional’ criminal justice institutions such as the criminal ... More

Keywords: immigration control, citizenship, criminal justice, mass mobility, criminology of mobility, deportation, detention, crime

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Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780199669394
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2013 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669394.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Katja Franko Aas, editor
Professor of Criminology, University of Oslo

Mary Bosworth, editor
Reader in Criminology, University of Oxford and, concurrently, Professor of Criminology, Monash University

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Part I Criminalization

Part II Policing

5 Policing Transversal Borders

Sharon Pickering and Leanne Weber

Part III Imprisonment

Part IV Deportation

Part v Social Exclusion

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