The Anthropology of Security: Perspectives from the by Mark Maguire, Catarina Frois, Nils Zurawski

By Mark Maguire, Catarina Frois, Nils Zurawski

In a post-Cold struggle international of political unease and financial situation, approaches of securitisation are reworking geographical regions, their electorate and non-citizens in profound methods.

This e-book indicates how modern Europe is now domestic to an unlimited defense which makes use of biometric id platforms, CCTV and quasi-military innovations to police migrants and deprived neighbourhoods. this can be the 1st number of anthropological reports of safeguard with a selected yet now not specific emphasis on Europe.

The Anthropology of defense attracts jointly reviews at the lived studies of defense and policing from the point of view of these most influenced of their daily lives. The anthropological views during this quantity stretch from the frontlines of policing and counter-terrorism to frame control.

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The identification of nationals/non-nationals is essential to the state. Citizenship, minority rights and integration policy are fundamental to nation-state legitimacy and authority – an international cultural grammar of nationhood (Lofgren 1989). Much of the literature has focused on the construction of nation-state performances. In contrast, here I wish to explore the Roma crisis as a dynamic and complex site of engagement in which the securitisation agenda becomes ‘fashionable’ while being operational (see the Introduction to this volume).

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