Securing Borders: Detention and Deportation in Canada (Law and Society)

Securing Borders: Detention and Deportation in Canada (Law and Society)

By: Anna Pratt (author)Paperback

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This work is a rich interdisciplinary study which promises to be of interest to scholars in a range of disciplines including criminology, socio-legal studies, law, history, sociology, political science, international relations, and public administration. It will also be of interest to non-governmental advocates as well as to government representatives who work in the areas of immigration, refugee determination, and related fields.

About Author

Anna Pratt teaches in the criminology program for the Department of Sociology and the Division of Social Sciences at York University.


1 Overview and Orientations 2 Detention at the Celebrity Inn 3 Reframing Discretion 4 From Purity to Security 5 Floods and Frauds 6 Risky Refugees 7 Discretion, Dangerousness, and National Security 8 Criminals First 9 Risk-Smart Borders 10 Conclusion Appendix: Notes Bibliography Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780774811552
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 304
  • ID: 9780774811552
  • weight: 420
  • ISBN10: 0774811552

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