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Border control and the limits of the sovereign state

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As has been widely recognized and commented upon, border controls across Europe and America have been strenuously tightened since September 11th. In fact, of course, the movement of certain non-citizens in and around most western, industrialized countries had been restricted for some time predating the advent of the 'war on terror'. In this article I will explore the particular use being made in Britain of criminal justice rhetoric and policy as a means of securing the border and the implicat...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1177/0964663908089611

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, SSD, Law, Centre for Criminology
Publisher:
SAGE Publisher's website
Journal:
Social and Legal Studies Journal website
Volume:
17
Issue:
2
Pages:
199-215
Publication date:
2008
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EISSN:
1461-7390
ISSN:
0964-6639
URN:
uuid:a89d6960-66db-4796-91b0-30a577c1e55e
Source identifiers:
290713
Local pid:
pubs:290713

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