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Author Mountz, Alison

Title Seeking asylum : human smuggling and bureaucracy at the border / Alison Mountz

Publ Info Minneapolis, Minn. : University of Minnesota Press, [2010]
 RWU Main Library  JV6201 .M68 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  JV6201 M68 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xxxiii, 209 pages : illustrations, maps, photos ; 23 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 187-203) and index
Contents Introduction : Struggles to land in states of migration -- Human smuggling and refugee protection -- Seeing borders like a state -- Ethnography of the state -- Crisis and the making of the bogus refugee -- Stateless by geographical design -- In the shadows of the state -- What kind of state are we in?
LC subject Human smuggling
Emigration and immigration
Human smuggling -- Prevention
Illegal aliens
ISBN 9780816665389 (pbk : alk. paper)