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Unpacking the figure of the 'foreign criminal': race, gender and the victim-villain binary

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The UK’s Foreign National Prisoner (FNP) crisis’ of June 2006 provides a key moment to unpack the figure of the 'foreign criminal’ through. Through an analysis of media articles, Commons debates and NGO documents, I discuss the racialised and gendered stereotypes that were invoked in the construction of 'foreign criminals’, as they were positioned within the victim-villain binary that characterises migration debates. In explaining the specific kinds of migrantness ...

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International Migration Institute
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IMI Working Paper Series
Publication date:
2015-01-01
Paper number:
111
Pubs id:
1156415
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pubs:1156415
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2021-02-10

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