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New PDF release: Crimes of Peace: Mediterranean Migrations at the World's

By Maurizio Albahari

ISBN-10: 0812223829

ISBN-13: 9780812223828

ISBN-10: 0812247477

ISBN-13: 9780812247473

Among the world's hotly contested, obsessively managed, and sometimes risky borders, none is deadlier than the Mediterranean Sea. seeing that 2000, at the very least 25,000 humans have misplaced their lives trying to achieve Italy and the remainder of Europe, such a lot by way of drowning within the Mediterranean. each day, unauthorized migrants and refugees certain for Europe placed their lives within the arms of maritime smugglers, whereas fishermen, diplomats, monks, bureaucrats, defense force sailors, and hesitant bystanders waver among indifference and intervention—with harrowing results.

In Crimes of Peace, Maurizio Albahari investigates why the Mediterranean Sea is the world's deadliest border, and what choices may possibly enhance this situation. He additionally examines the dismal stipulations of migrants in transit and the institutional framework during which they circulate or are bodily restrained. Drawing on his intimate wisdom of areas, humans, and eu politics, Albahari supplementations fieldwork in coastal southern Italy and neighboring Mediterranean locales with a meticulous documentary research, reworking summary facts into names and narratives that position the accountability for the Mediterranean migration predicament within the very center of liberal democracy. worldwide fault strains are scrutinized: among Europe, Africa, and the center East; army and humanitarian governance; detention and hospitality; transnational crime and statecraft; the common legislations of the ocean and the thresholds of a globalized but parochial international. Crimes of Peace illuminates the most important questions of sovereignty and rights: for migrants attempting to input Europe alongside the Mediterranean shore, the solutions are an issue of existence or death.

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