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Irregular migrants, neoliberal geographies and spatial frontiers of 'the political'

McNevin, Anne

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In this article I argue that the demands of irregular migrants to belong to political communities constitute key contemporary sites of 'the political'. I also argue that geographies associated with neoliberal globalisation (transnational production circuits, special economic zones and global cities) are implicated in irregular migration flows and in new conceptions of political belonging. In relation to these claims, I reflect upon recent mobilisations in the US context, in which hundreds of...[Show more]

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Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/49831
Source: Review of International Studies
DOI: 10.1017/S0260210507007711

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