By Sharon Pickering, Leanne Weber

The implications for criminology of territorial borders are rather unexplored. This booklet offers the 1st systematic try to improve a serious criminology of borders, providing a distinct remedy of the influence of globalisation and mobility. offering a wealth of case fabric from Australia, Europe and North the US, it truly is beneficial for college students, teachers, and practitioners operating in criminology, migration, human geography, overseas legislation and politics, globalisation, sociology and cultural anthropology.

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Spontaneous and unauthorised border crossers clearly present a special challenge to sovereignty, while refugees, in particular, force a direct confrontation between nationalist politics and an ascendant—although still far from firmly established—international human rights regime. The conflicting demands of globalisation have differential impacts on different borders and different categories of people who seek to cross them. Firstly, as Gready (2004: 350) has noted, ‘globalisation erases certain borders while entrenching, establishing and redrawing others’.

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16 After repeated official denials, Immigration Minister Amanda Vanstone was finally forced to admit that the issue of asylum may have been raised. The multi-agency People Smuggling Task Force accepted responsibility for the error, but played its trump card to get out of trouble, claiming it was irrelevant anyway because of the excision. The Minasa Bone was towed out to sea by a naval vessel on Tuesday night, and by Saturday was back in Indonesia. It is in doubt whether Indonesia ever formally agreed to the arrangement.

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