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‘Occupied Enclave’: Policing and the underbelly of humanitarian governance in Kakuma refugee camp, Kenya

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This article transports discussions on the geographies of occupation to the refugee camp and infers that rethinking militarised policing in camps as a form of occupation brings into sharper relief the everyday violence of humanitarian governance. While most research on the administration of camps has focused on the biopolitical control of humanitarian agencies and NGOs that register, sustain, and manage refugee lives in exile, far less is known about the role of the police and paramilitary. D...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
SOGE
Sub department:
Geography
Oxford college:
St Antony's College
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Elsevier
Journal:
Political Geography More from this journal
Volume:
71
Pages:
67-77
Publication date:
2019-03-11
Acceptance date:
2019-02-19
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ISSN:
0962-6298
Language:
English
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pubs:1003535
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uuid:21adf2de-233a-4ec6-b3b4-7c25973d8fa8
Local pid:
pubs:1003535
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1003535
Deposit date:
2019-05-29

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