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Published: 28 July 2015

272 Pages

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198712602

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Punish and Expel

Border Control, Nationalism, and the New Purpose of the Prison

Emma Kaufman

Clarendon Studies in Criminology

  • Provides the first comprehensive account of the imprisonment of non-citizens in the UK, describing indefinite detention practices that are hidden from public view
  • Includes extensive evidence from a year of observations in men's prisons, including interviews with prisoners, prison officers, and high-level policy makers
  • Identifies international trends in the relationship between punishment, border control, and race
  • Draws on methods from literature, sociology, and law to offer a grounded perspective on the experience of incarceration in an era of mass mobility

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