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

By Lorenzo Rinelli

The strategy of migration keep watch over mirrors the trajectories of the folks who traverse nationwide limitations, making today’s borders versatile and fluid.

This booklet explores the transformation of migration regulate within the submit Sept. 11 period. It appears to be like 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 eu migration keep an eye on, together with detention with out trial, derogation of human rights legislation, torture, "extraordinary rendition", the curtailment of civil liberties and the securitization of migration. through interpreting 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 could be of key curiosity to students and scholars of ecu experiences, African reports, protection stories, diplomacy, worldwide reviews, comparative politics, cultural geography, migration reports and border theory.

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Of particular relevance to my research, in 2004 Italy and Libya concluded an agreement that includes, apart from high-tech border control equipment, the establishment of reception centers to prevent asylum seekers and migrants from attempting dangerous journeys across the Sahara and Mediterranean to European cities. €. 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.

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