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Challenge of the Threshold - a book by Streiff-Fenart, Jocelyne

Challenge of the Threshold

Border Closures and Migration Movements in Africa

Challenge of the Threshold( )
Author: Streiff-Fenart, Jocelyne
Segatti, Aurelia
Contribution by: Gabrielli, Lorenzo
Gaibazzi, Paolo
Palomares, Elise
Pian, Anaïk
Poutignat, Philippe
Quiminal, Catherine
Timera, Mahamet
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Lexington Books
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $39.99
Book Description:

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 and their equilibrium, and finally, the sense of liminality experienced by migrants caught in...
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Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Emigration & Immigration
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.02 x 9.04 x 0.83 Inches
Book Weight:0.95 Pounds

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