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Race, Criminal Justice, and Migration Control: Enforcing the Boundaries of Belonging

Mary Bosworth, Alpa Parmar, and Yolanda Vázquez


In an era of mass mobility, those who are permitted to migrate and those who are criminalized, controlled, and prohibited from migrating are heavily patterned by race. By placing race at the centre of its analysis, this volume brings together fourteen essays that examine, question, and explain the growing intersection between criminal justice and migration control. Through the lens of race, we see how criminal justice and migration enmesh in order to exclude, stop, and excise racialized citizens and non-citizens from societies across the world within, beyond, and along borders. Neatly organize ... More

Keywords: race, borders, criminal justice, migration, law, policing, legal system, detention, deportation, citizenship

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Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780198814887
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2018 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198814887.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Mary Bosworth, editor
Professor of Criminology and Fellow of St Cross College at the University of Oxford and, concurrently, Professor of Criminology at Monash University, Australia

Alpa Parmar, editor
Lecturer at the Oxford University Centre for Criminology.

Yolanda Vázquez, editor
Associate professor at the University of Cincinnati College of Law

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Race, Criminal Justice, and Migration Control

Mary Bosworth, Alpa Parmar, and Yolanda Vázquez

I Race, Borders, and Social Control

1 Race, Gender, and Surveillance of Migrant Domestic Workers in Asia

Maggy Lee, Mark Johnson, and Michael McCahill

2 Portrait of a Human Smuggler

Gabriella E. Sanchez

II Race, Policing, and Security

4 Racism, Immigration, and Policing

Ben Bowling and Sophie Westenra

7 Policing Belonging

Alpa Parmar*

III Race, Courts, and the Law

8 Strangers in our Midst

Ana Aliverti*

10 Racialization through Enforcement

Jennifer M. Chacón and Susan Bibler Coutin

11 Refugee Law in Crisis

Eddie Bruce-Jones*

IV Race, Detention, and Deportation


Emma Kaufman

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