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BUSHELL, Mark (2022) International Migration. In: Shades of Deviance. Routledge, pp. 255-258. ISBN 9780367685874

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International migration is one of the most controversial and divisive areas in public debate. This chapter explores some of the main themes in the current conversation around immigration, crime, and harm in a global context. It begins by describing a convergence in public perceptions of the migrant as an alien Other and their association with criminality/terrorism. The entry then expands its scope by delving into the wider debate on climate change and military conflict, both key drivers of international migration. Lastly, there is an examination of some of the state interventions that have been adopted to address the inflow of migrants into the West and the problems that these strategies have incurred.

Item Type: Book Chapter, Section or Conference Proceeding
Faculty: School of Law, Policing and Forensics > Sociology, Criminology and Terrorism
Depositing User: Mark BUSHELL
Date Deposited: 20 Dec 2022 10:33
Last Modified: 04 May 2024 01:38

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