Women, borders, and violence current issues in asylum, forced migration and trafficking /

Women at the Border analyzes border policing practices currently informed by paradigms of securitization against unauthorized mobility and explores the potential for a paradigm shift to a more ethical regulation of borders. By focusing on the ways women have sought to cross borders in 'extra�...

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Main Author: Pickering, Sharon, 1972-
Format: Book Electronic
Published:New York : Springer, c2011.
Online Access:SpringerLink Access available to Wheaton College users only
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Table of Contents:
  • 1. Women and extra legal border crossing
  • 2. The journey to the border : continuums of crossing
  • 3. Border policing in the borderlands : policing politically active women on the Thai-Burma border
  • 4. A gate at the border?
  • 5. Policing the border within : sex trafficking and the regulation of sex work
  • 6. Women, borders, and violence.