Contesting border security: emancipation and asylum in the Australian context

McDonald, Matt (2014). Contesting border security: emancipation and asylum in the Australian context. In Thierry Balzacq (Ed.), Contesting Security: Strategies and logics (pp. 154-168) Abington, Oxon, UK: Routledge.

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Author McDonald, Matt
Title of chapter Contesting border security: emancipation and asylum in the Australian context
Title of book Contesting Security: Strategies and logics
Place of Publication Abington, Oxon, UK
Publisher Routledge
Publication Year 2014
Sub-type Research book chapter (original research)
Open Access Status
Series PRIO New Security Studies
ISBN 9780415643863
9781136162725
9780203079850
9781136162732
Editor Thierry Balzacq
Chapter number 10
Start page 154
End page 168
Total pages 15
Total chapters 13
Collection year 2015
Language eng
Formatted Abstract/Summary
Contemporary accounts of the politics of security consistently point to the pernicious effects of securitization, or the inescapable ties between the preservation of states and the meaning of security in global politics. Those engaging directly with the question of the political function of security overwhelmingly view security not as an end to be furthered or desired, but as a political technology that consistently favours the interests of the powerful and enables both violence and exclusion...
Keyword Emancipation
Asylum seekers
Securitization
Australia
Q-Index Code B1
Q-Index Status Confirmed Code
Institutional Status UQ

 
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Created: Mon, 22 Dec 2014, 16:05:14 EST by Mr Matthew Mcdonald on behalf of School of Political Science & Internat'l Studies