Immigrants, undocumented: criminalization

Taylor, Charlotte (2016) Immigrants, undocumented: criminalization. In: Encyclopedia of public administration and public policy. Taylor Francis. (Accepted)

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In this entry the concept of criminalization of migration is presented. Criminalization refers to the set of practices such as border control, detention of undocumented migrants and public discussion of migrants as criminals which serve to place migration within a frame of threat to national security. The entry briefly introduces the concept of criminalization, discusses the legislative and discursive processes of criminalization and then summarises work on the impact of this trend and criticisms.

Item Type: Book Section
Keywords: migration discourse
Schools and Departments: School of English > English
Subjects: J Political Science > JV Colonies and colonisation. Emigration and immigration. International migration > JV6001 Emigration and immigration. International migration
P Language and Literature
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Depositing User: Charlotte Taylor
Date Deposited: 12 Jan 2016 15:08
Last Modified: 12 Jan 2016 15:08

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