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Author Streiff-Fenart, Jocelyne.

Title The Challenge of the Threshold : Border Closures and Migration Movements in Africa
Published Lanham : Lexington Books, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (289 pages)
Contents pt. 1. Threshold policies: discourses and practices of control and closure -- pt. 2. Threshold spaces: itineraries, stages, and places of transport -- pt. 3. Threshold people: the experience and imaginary dimension of travel, migrant sociability, and routes to individualism
Summary The containment policies aimed at regulating immigration flows towards Europe and emerging economies like South Africa have profoundly altered the dynamics of migration in Africa. Drawing on original empirical research, this volume explores the notion of threshold as an operative concept to envisage in turn: the discursive frameworks of containment policies, the challenges to local spaces a
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Africans -- Migrations.
Emigration and immigration -- Government policy.
Globalization -- Social aspects.
Internal security -- Europe.
Migration, Internal -- Africa.
Africa -- Emigration and immigration.
Europe -- Emigration and immigration.
Form Electronic book
Author Brachet, Julien, 1979-
Gabrielli, Lorenzo, 1974-
Gaibazzi, Paolo.
Palomares, Elise.
Pian, Anaïk.
Poutignat, Philippe.
Quiminal, Catherine.
Schapendonk, Joris
Segatti, Aurelia
Spire, Amandine, 1982-
Streiff-Fenart, Jocelyne.
Timera, Mahamet.
Vidal, Dominique.
ISBN 0739165127
(cloth ; alk. paper)
(cloth ; alk. paper)