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Us and Them?: The Dangerous Politics of Immigration Controls

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Us and Them? explores the distinction between migrant and citizen through using the concept of 'the community of value'. The community of value is comprised of Good Citizens and is defined from outside by the Non-Citizen and from the inside by the Failed Citizen, that is figures like the benefit scrounger, the criminal, the teenage mother etc. While Failed Citizens and Non ...more
Hardcover, 209 pages
Published May 19th 2013 by Oxford University Press, USA
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Bridget Anderson’s work on immigration is something you turn to if you are looking for approaches which challenge the all the conventional prejudices which see it as a business in which those on the outside coming across to grab stuff that belongs to those of us who live on the inside.

There is no real ‘outside’ anymore according to Anderson. The global processes of trade, commerce, financial markets, production supply chains, and the exploitation of labour resources wherever they are available h
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