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Crimmigration in Australia, Law, Politics, and Society, edited by Peter Billings

This multidisciplinary book introduces readers to original perspectives on crimmigration that foster holistic, contextual, and critical appreciation of the concept in Australia and its individual consequences and broader effects. This collection draws together contributions from nationally and internationally respected legal scholars and social scientists united by common and overlapping interests, who identify, critique, and reimagine crimmigration law and practice in Australia, and thereby advance understanding of this important field of inquiry. Specifically, crimmigration is addressed and analysed from a variety of standpoints, including: criminal law/justice; administrative law/justice; immigration law; international law; sociology of law; legal history feminist theory, settler colonialism, and political sociology. The book aims to: explore the historical antecedents of contemporary crimmigration and continuities with the past in Australia reveal the forces driving crimmigration and explain its relationship to border securitisation in Australia identify and examine the different facets of crimmigration, comprising: the substantive overlaps between criminal and immigration law; crimmigration processes; investigative techniques, surveillance strategies, and law enforcement agents, institutions and practices uncover the impacts of crimmigration law and practice upon the human rights and interests of non-citizens and their families. analyse crimmigration from assorted critical standpoints; including settler colonialism, race and feminist perspectives By focusing upon these issues, the book provides an interconnected collection of chapters with a cohesive narrative, notwithstanding that contributors approach the themes and specific issues from different theoretical and critical standpoints, and employ a range of research methods
Table Of Contents
Chapter 1: Theorising Crimmigration -- Chapter 2: Australia’s long history of immigration, policing, and the criminal law -- Chapter 3: Crimmigration, ‘race’ and settler colonialism in Australia -- Chapter 4: Smugglers and Samaritans - criminalising smuggling of migrants in international and Australian Law -- Chapter 5: In whose interests and security? Balancing norms and rights in Australia’s character visa cancellation regime -- Chapter 6: Precarity of Place and (Obiter) Punishment: Examining the Law, Process and Effects of Mandatory Visa Cancellation -- Chapter 7: Punitive processes in the foyers of Australia’s Immigration Detention Centres -- Chapter 8: Turning the detention centre inside out: Counterveillance of state-organised crimmigration in Australia -- Chapter 9: Ending Mandatory Detention: Can Crimmigration Explain New Technologies of Refugee Exclusion and Control in Australia? -- Chapter 10: Crimmigration and Humanitarianism -- Chapter 11: Monitoring movement: Surveillance technologies at, within, beyond, borders -- Chapter 12: Sexing the Leviathan: The Possibilities for Feminist Analyses of Crimmigration -- Chapter 13: The ‘naked’ border: strip-searching the truth – -- Chapter 14: Marriage, Migration and Gender: A Site for Crimmigation – the Australian Example
Literary Form
non fiction
1st ed. 2019.
Physical Description
1 online resource (xv, 404 pages), illustrations
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Form Of Item

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