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This book traces the practices of migration control and its contestation in the European migration regime in times of intense politicization. The collaboratively written work brings together the perspectives of state agents, NGOs, migrants with precarious legal status, and their support networks, collected through multi-sited fieldwork in eight European states: Austria, Denmark, Germany, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Sweden and Switzerland. The book provides knowledge of how European migration law is implemented, used, and challenged by different actors, and of how it lends and constrains power over migrants’ journeys and prospects. An ethnography of law in action, the book contributes to socio-legal scholarship on migration control at the margins of the state.
Tobias Eule is Professor for the Sociology of Law at the Faculty Law, University of Bern, Switzerland.
Lisa Marie Borrelli is Researcher at the Institute of Sociology, University of Bern, Switzerland.
Annika Lindberg is Researcher at the Institute of Sociology, University of Bern, Switzerland.
Anna Wyss is Researcher at Maison d’Analyse Processus Sociaux, University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland.
Migration Migrants Europe Schengen Area movement of people State agencies border control detention centres migration control sovereignty citizenship police legal status of migrants marginal populations social welfare state power deportation EU citizenship EU migration regime bureaucracy
- DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-98749-1
- Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2019
- Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, Cham
- eBook Packages Political Science and International Studies
- Print ISBN 978-3-319-98748-4
- Online ISBN 978-3-319-98749-1
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