African Migrants and Europe: Managing the ultimate frontier by Lorenzo Rinelli

By Lorenzo Rinelli

The technique of migration keep watch over mirrors the trajectories of the folks who traverse nationwide obstacles, making today’s borders versatile and fluid.

This publication explores the transformation of migration regulate within the submit 9-11 period. It seems to be at how border controls became extra diffuse within the face of elevated human flows from Africa and offers a severe research of the dispositif of eu migration keep an eye on, together with detention with no trial, derogation of human rights legislation, torture, "extraordinary rendition", the curtailment of civil liberties and the securitization of migration. through interpreting the function of Gaddafi’s Libya within the final ten years as a gendarme of Europe, it argues for a re-visioning of borders and frontiers in ways in which can account for his or her dialectical nature, and for the dialectical nature of political life.

This textual content might be of key curiosity to students and scholars of eu experiences, African reports, defense reviews, diplomacy, worldwide experiences, comparative politics, cultural geography, migration experiences and border theory.

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Structure of the€book Il faut aimer les portes car elles sont le lieu où nul ne€reste Le lieu par où l’on passé par où l’on€part par où s’en viennent toutes rencontres. 5 (Pierre€1955) This book is divided into eight different chapters, each one dealing with particular levels of the phenomenon of African migration in Europe. The epigraph taken from the collection of poems “Feuilles éparses” of Abbé Pierre, founder of the Emmaus movement for helping refugees and the poor, traces out the direction to my conceptualization of the borders (see Chapter€2) and thus to the entire book.

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In general, these chapters seek to concretely apply the theoretical insights from the reconceptualizing of borders as they move away from ahistorical conceptions of borders and frontiers (which do not pay attention to the concrete conditions in which actors interact). Chapter€3 shows how the externalization of European migration control has been implemented in North Africa and how African migrants deal with the crossing of the Sahara Desert. Consequently, as the growing trend of outsourcing of migration controls from Europe to Africa clearly shows, the border has moved outside, away from nominal European national borders.

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