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A contested crisis: policy narratives and empirical evidence on border deaths in the Mediterranean

Abstract:

Death and suffering of migrants at Europe's Mediterranean Sea border has become one of the defining moral and political issues of our time. While humanitarian organisations argue that deaths result from Europe's policy of exclusion and closure, those employing a deterrenceoriented narrative have argued for even stricter border controls. Perhaps because of its contentious nature, the debate is often devoid of systematic information on the drivers and dynamics of border deaths. This study contr...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted manuscript

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10.1177/0038038518759248

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Publisher:
SAGE Publications Publisher's website
Journal:
Sociology Journal website
Volume:
52
Issue:
3
Pages:
515-533
Publication date:
2018-06-01
Acceptance date:
2018-01-15
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ISSN:
0038-0385
Pubs id:
pubs:820255
URN:
uri:0f62fe51-2b65-4b88-9d2a-c280906c0fb1
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uuid:0f62fe51-2b65-4b88-9d2a-c280906c0fb1
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pubs:820255

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