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Author Pickering, Sharon, 1972-
Title Women, borders, and violence : current issues in asylum, forced migration and trafficking / Sharon Pickering.
Imprint New York : Springer, 2011.

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Author Pickering, Sharon, 1972-
Subject Women illegal aliens -- Social conditions.
Border security -- Case studies.
Freedom of movement -- Sex differences.
Description 1 online resource (xi, 133 pages)
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 121-130) and index.
Summary Women at the Border analyzes border policing practices currently informed by paradigms of securitization against unauthorized mobility and explores the potential for a paradigm shift to a more ethical regulation of borders. By focusing on the ways women have sought to cross borders in 'extra'-legal fashion, the book shows how border enforcement differentially impacts on some populations and makes the case that unauthorized migration requires management rather than repulsion and criminalization. When facing the emerging and future challenges of unauthorized mobility, border policing must be rec.
Contents 1. Women and extra legal border crossing -- 2. The journey to the border : continuums of crossing -- 3. Border policing in the borderlands : policing politically active women on the Thai-Burma border -- 4. A gate at the border? -- 5. Policing the border within : sex trafficking and the regulation of sex work -- 6. Women, borders, and violence.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781441902719 (electronic bk.)
1441902716 (electronic bk.)
9781441902702 (print)
1441902708 (print)
OCLC # 748781425
Link Springer e-books.
Additional Format Print version: Pickering, Sharon, 1972- Women, borders, and violence. New York : Springer, 2011 9781441902702 (OCoLC)703319010

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