Debordering Europe Migration and Control Across the Ventimiglia Region

This contributed volume analyzes in depth how a border area is constantly reshaped as migration policies harden, and what kind of social, political and economic impacts are produced at local and international level. The study is focused on Ventimiglia, an Italian town located 6 km away from the Fren...

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Other Authors: Amigoni, Livio (Editor), Aru, Silvia (Editor), Bonnin, Ivan (Editor), Proglio, Gabriele (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Cham Palgrave Macmillan 2021, 2021
Edition:1st ed. 2021
Series:Migration, Diasporas and Citizenship
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Part I: Historical reading of Ventimiglia as a border town
  • Chapter 2: The path of hope. Illegal border crossing in the last century (1861-2019), Gabriele Proglio
  • Chapter 3: The Franco-Italian border at Menton-Ventimiglia: a perennial place of conflict, brotherhood, and media coverage, Sandro Rinauro
  • Chapter 4: The Maritime Alps migration chains: from traditional transalpine mobility to international migration, Marina Marengo
  • Part II: Borderland infrastructures
  • Chapter 5: The infrastructure environment of the Ventimiglia borderland and underground border crossings, Ivan Bonnin
  • Chapter 6: The moral economy of a transit camp. Life and control on the Italian-French border, Marta Menghi
  • Chapter 7: The irregular border. Theory and praxis the border of Ventimiglia in the Schengen age, Giacomo Donadio
  • Part III: Social actors on the ground
  • Chapter 8: Smugglers and smuggled migrants: amid Sudanese passeurs in the border regime of Ventimiglia, Livio Amigoni, Chiara Molinero, Cecilia Vergnano
  • Chapter 9: Migrants at stake. Agency and autonomy in Ventimiglia, Silvia Aru
  • Chapter 10: Opportunities and obstacles in (un)politicizing a European border, Daniela Trucco
  • Chapter 11: Crimes of solidarity. The battlefield of the Roja Valley, Luca Giliberti
  • Chapter 12: On the French-Italian border. Guards’ visions in the landscape, Francesco Migliaccio