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Title The Challenge of the Threshold : Border Closures and Migration Movements in Africa.
Imprint Lanham : Lexington Books, 2011.

Subject Africa -- Emigration and immigration.
Europe -- Emigration and immigration.
Emigration and immigration -- Government policy.
Africans -- Migrations.
Internal security -- Europe.
Migration, Internal -- Africa.
Globalization -- Social aspects.
Alt Name Kabwe-Segatti, Aurelia Wa.
Brachet, Julien, 1979-
Gabrielli, Lorenzo, 1974-
Gaibazzi, Paolo.
Palomares, Elise.
Pian, Anaïk.
Poutignat, Philippe.
Quiminal, Catherine.
Schapendonk, Joris.
Spire, Amandine, 1982-
Streiff-Fenart, Jocelyne.
Timera, Mahamet.
Vidal, Dominique, 1965-
Description 1 online resource (289 pages)
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.
Note Print version record.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
ISBN 9780739165126
9780739165102 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0739165100 (cloth ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 779694055
Additional Format Print version: Challenge of the threshold. Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books, ©2012 9780739165102 (DLC) 2011030859 (OCoLC)742512255

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