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Detaining the Immigrant Other: Global and Transnational Issues

Edited by: Rich Furman, Douglas Epps, Greg Lamphear

ISBN13: 9780190222574
Published: May 2016
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
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This edited text explores immigration detention through a global and transnational lens. Immigration detention is frequently transnational; the complex dynamics of apprehending, detaining, and deporting undocumented immigrants involve multiple organizations that coordinate and often act across nation state boundaries. The lives of undocumented immigrants are also transnational in nature; the detention of immigrants in one country (often without due process and without providing the opportunity to contact those in their country of origin) has profound economic and emotional consequences for their families.

The authors explore immigration detention in countries that have not often been previously explored in the literature. Some of these chapters include analyses of detention in countries such as Malaysia, South Africa, Turkey and Indonesia. They also present chapters that are comparative in nature and deal with larger, macro issues about immigration detention in general. The authors' frequent usage of lived experience in conjunction with a broad scholarly knowledge base is what sets this volume apart from others, making it useful and practical for scholars in the social sciences and anybody interested in the global phenomenon of immigration detention.

Immigration, Asylum, Refugee and Nationality Law
Chapter 1
Introduction: Detaining the Immigrant Other: Global and Transnational Issues
Rich Furman, Douglas Epps, Greg Lamphear
Chapter 2
Pressured into deportation? Detainees' (un)willingness to 'return' and the
moderating influence of international relations
Arjen Leerkes & Mieke Kox
Chapter 3
LGBTI Migrants in a Global World
Shana Tabak
Chapter 4
Immigration Detention in Malaysia: The State Monopoly of (In)security
Sasagu Kudo
Chapter 5
The Northwest Detention Center: A Nexus of the Immigration Debate
Dafney Blanca Dabach, Rich Furman, Alissa R. Ackerman, David Androff, Douglas Epps, Susanna Jones & Melody Loya
Chapter 6
Migration Detention in Mexico: Human Rights Denied
Sonja Wolf
Chapter 7
Immigration Detention in Greece and the UK
Mary Bosworth & Andriani Fili
Chapter 8
Detaining asylum seekers and refugees in Indonesia
Antje Missbach
Chapter 9
Detaining the Immigrant Other in Hong Kong
Gordon Mathews & Chee Wai-chi
Chapter 10
Transnational Migration and Control: Immigration Detention on the Edge of Europe
?etta Mainwaring
Chapter 11
Trapped to the Local: The Effects of Immigration Detention in France
Stefan Le Courant & Carolina Kobelinsky
Chapter 12
Harm and Accountability in Transnational Detention Environments: The Case of Australia's Extraterritorial Processing of Asylum Seekers
Tania Penovic & Azadeh Dastyari
Chapter 13
From "Guesthouses" to Removal Centers:
Europeanization of Immigrant Detention in Turkey
Nurcan Ozgur Baklacioglu
Chapter 14
Deportation as a Way of Life for Young Afghan Men
Shahram Khosravi
Chapter 15
Immigration Detention in South Africa: The View from Inside Lindela
Rebecca Sutton
Chapter 16
They Cut Your Wings Over Here . . . You Can't Do Nothing:
Voices of Children and Parents Held in Immigration Detention in Canada
Rachel Kronick, Cécile Rousseau & Janet Cleveland