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Double games: Success, failure and the relocation of risk in fighting terror, drugs and migration

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This paper compares the security paradigms for combating terrorism, drugs and irregular migration and argues that while these have largely failed on their own terms, they have also proven rather successful for the actors shaping them. Through a spatial political economy analysis of systems of intervention, the paper shows how vested interests have helped perpetuate counterproductive approaches, while risks (including that of human suffering) have routinely been ‘exported’ into geographical ‘b...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1016/j.polgeo.2018.09.008

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
International Development
Oxford college:
Wolfson College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-3337-6437
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Funding agency for:
Andersson, R
Grant:
PhD studentship
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Funding agency for:
Andersson, R
Grant:
PhD studentship
Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Political Geography Journal website
Volume:
67
Pages:
100-110
Publication date:
2018-10-22
Acceptance date:
2018-09-20
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EISSN:
1873-5096
ISSN:
0962-6298
Source identifiers:
920801
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pubs:920801
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uuid:2d522cfb-fd66-40c3-9d49-019ad473365e
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pubs:920801
Deposit date:
2018-09-21

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