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The Resource Fortress Europe : Dispatches from a Gated Continent

Fortress Europe : Dispatches from a Gated Continent

Label
Fortress Europe : Dispatches from a Gated Continent
Title
Fortress Europe
Title remainder
Dispatches from a Gated Continent
Statement of responsibility
Matthew Carr
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
On the militarized Turkish-Greek border, Afghan migrants brave minefields to cross into Europe & mdash;only to be summarily ejected by Greek border guards. At Ceuta and Melilla, Spanish enclaves in North Africa, migrants are turned back with razor wire and live ammunition. Deportees from the U.K. and France have died of "positional asphyxia" on deportation flights, strapped to chairs, their mouths sealed with tape. In a brilliant and shocking account, Fortress Europe tells the story of how the world's most affluent region & mdash;and history's greatest experiment with globalization & mdash;has becom
Summary
Looks at the status of immigration in the world's most affluent region, examining issues and the human cost of an immigration crisis across Europe in which tens of thousands of migrants have died
Tone
Writing style
Award
Booklist Editors' Choice: Adult Books for Young Adults, 2012.
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10144067
Cataloging source
MHW
Dewey number
  • 331.6
  • 331.6/2094
  • 363.285094
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
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dispatches from a gated continent
Label
Fortress Europe : Dispatches from a Gated Continent
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=257&titleID=2457788
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Acknowledgments; INTRODUCTION: Incidents on the Border; PART ONE Hard Borders; 1 A Gated Continent; 2 Postcards from Schengenland; 3 Policing the Spanish Frontier; 4 Mare Schengen; 5 The Greek Labyrinth; 6 Small Island: British Borders; 7 The Internal Border; PART TWO Border Crossings; 8 Difficult Journeys; 9 Traffic; 10 Hands Across the Border; 11 Blurred Edges: Europe's Borderlands; 12 The Western Borders; EPILOGUE: Beyond the Border; Notes; Index
Control code
ocn811488656
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (305 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781620972335
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
06AF5D11-D684-4FCB-9869-25A962B4F164
System control number
(OCoLC)811488656
Label
Fortress Europe : Dispatches from a Gated Continent
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=257&titleID=2457788
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Acknowledgments; INTRODUCTION: Incidents on the Border; PART ONE Hard Borders; 1 A Gated Continent; 2 Postcards from Schengenland; 3 Policing the Spanish Frontier; 4 Mare Schengen; 5 The Greek Labyrinth; 6 Small Island: British Borders; 7 The Internal Border; PART TWO Border Crossings; 8 Difficult Journeys; 9 Traffic; 10 Hands Across the Border; 11 Blurred Edges: Europe's Borderlands; 12 The Western Borders; EPILOGUE: Beyond the Border; Notes; Index
Control code
ocn811488656
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (305 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781620972335
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
06AF5D11-D684-4FCB-9869-25A962B4F164
System control number
(OCoLC)811488656

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