The Routledge Handbook on Crime and International Migration

The Routledge Handbook on Crime and International Migration

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The Routledge Handbook on Crime and International Migration is concerned with the various relationships between migration, crime and victimization that have informed a wide criminological scholarship often driven by some of the original lines of inquiry of the Chicago School. Historically, migration and crime came to be the device by which Criminology and cognate fields sought to tackle issues of race and ethnicity, often in highly problematic ways. However, in the contemporary period this body of scholarship is inspiring scholars to produce significant evidence that speaks to some of the biggest public policy questions and debunks many dominant mythologies around the criminality of migrants. The Routledge Handbook on Crime and International Migration is also concerned with the theoretical, empirical and policy knots found in the relationship between regular and irregular migration, offending and victimization, the processes and impact of criminalization, and the changing role of criminal justice systems in the regulation and enforcement of international mobility and borders. The Handbook is focused on the migratory a€˜fault linesa€™ between the Global North and Global South, which have produced new or accelerated sites of state control, constructed irregular migration as a crime and security problem, and mobilized ideological and coercive powers usually reserved for criminal or military threats. Offering a strong international focus and comprehensive coverage of a wide range of border, criminal justice and migration-related issues, this book is an important contribution to criminology and migration studies and will be essential reading for academics, students and practitioners interested in this field.Here, they would service the tourists and tourist traders from developed and emerging economies who travelled to Hong Kong in search of cheap Chinese- manufactured fake watches, clothing and mobile phones. During the ... Asylum seekers also worked in this sector as casual refuse collectors, sometimes supervisors of other workers, and intermediaries who guide foreign buyers to the scrapyards andanbsp;...


Title:The Routledge Handbook on Crime and International Migration
Author: Sharon Pickering, Julie Ham
Publisher:Routledge - 2014-09-25
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