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Author Anderson, Bridget (Sociologist)

Title Us and them? : the dangerous politics of immigration control / Bridget Anderson
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013
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Contents Citizenship and the community of value : exclusion, failure, tolerance -- The chrysalis for every species of criminal? : vagrancy, settlement, and mobility -- Subjects, aliens, citizens, migrants -- Migration management : ending in tiers -- "British jobs for British workers!" : migration and the UK labour market -- New citizens : the values of belonging -- Uncivilized others : enforcement and forced exit -- Uncivilized others : rescuing victims -- Immigration and domestic work : between a rock and a hard place -- Making the difference
Summary 'Us and Them?' explores the distinction between migrant and citizen through using the concept of 'the community of value'. The challenges of migration go to the heart of equality, rights freedom, and membership. These are not only matters for migrants but go to the heart of citizens' politics
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Citizenship.
Immigration enforcement.
Marginality, Social.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0191611565 (electronic bk.)
129924324X (MyiLibrary)
9780191611568 (electronic bk.)
9781299243248 (MyiLibrary)