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Nothing Personal

Gill, Nick,

9781444367065 - Nothing Personal
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Artikelomschrijving

In this groundbreaking new study, Nick Gill provides a conceptually innovative account of the ways in which indifference to the desperation and hardship faced by thousands of migrants fleeing persecution and exploitation comes about. * Features original, unpublished empirical material from four Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) funded projects * Challenges the consensus that border controls are necessary or desirable in contemporary society * Demonstrates how immigration decision makers are immersed in a suffocating web of institutionalized processes that greatly hinder their objectivity and limit their access to alternative perspectives * Theoretically informed throughout, drawing on the work of a range of social theorists, including Max Weber, Zygmunt Bauman, Emmanuel Levinas, and Georg Simmel

Specificaties

Auteur Gill, Nick,
ISBN/EAN 9781444367065
Druk 1
€ 71,56 € 79,51
Verwachte bezorgdatum: 22-07

Artikelomschrijving

In this groundbreaking new study, Nick Gill provides a conceptually innovative account of the ways in which indifference to the desperation and hardship faced by thousands of migrants fleeing persecution and exploitation comes about. * Features original, unpublished empirical material from four Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) funded projects * Challenges the consensus that border controls are necessary or desirable in contemporary society * Demonstrates how immigration decision makers are immersed in a suffocating web of institutionalized processes that greatly hinder their objectivity and limit their access to alternative perspectives * Theoretically informed throughout, drawing on the work of a range of social theorists, including Max Weber, Zygmunt Bauman, Emmanuel Levinas, and Georg Simmel

Specificaties

Auteur Gill, Nick,
ISBN/EAN 9781444367065
Druk 1