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Migration, Diasporas and Citizenship

Debordering Europe

Migration and Control Across the Ventimiglia Region

Editors: Amigoni, L., Aru, S., Bonnin, I., Proglio, G., Vergnano, C. (Eds.)

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  • Explores the main actors, infrastructures, and processes involved in a paradigmatic borderization process in the very core of the EU, also from an historical perspective
  • Adopts a multidisciplinary approach in bringing together scholars form History, Geography, Sociology, Law, and Anthropology
  • Offers a paradigmatic example of the very nature of any border around the world, whilst at once providing insight on the controversial consequence of the securitization of migration governance
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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 French-Italian border on the gulf of Genoa with a long story of commerce, custom and smuggling activities related to its proximity to the frontier. While several projects have analyzed other symbolic places of the EU migration crisis such as Lampedusa, Calais and Lesvos, there is a severe empirical gap regarding Ventimiglia, a border town at the very geographic core of the Schengen area. This case study may provide emblematic insights into what European migratory movements are currently revealing in terms of the lack of shared responsibility between EU Member States, the EU common asylum system and respect for human rights, with increasing claims for national sovereignty by some Member States.

About the authors

Livio Amigoni is a PhD Candidate in the Social Sciences at the University Genoa, Italy.

Silvia Aru is an Assistant Professor of Political and Economic Geography at the Politecnico di Torino, Italy.

 Ivan Bonnin is a PhD Candidate in European Studies at Roma Tre University, Italy. 

Gabriele Proglio is an Assistant Professor of Modern and Contemporary History at the University of Gastronomic Sciences of Pollenzo, Italy. 

Cecilia Vergnano is Marie Slodowska-Curie Research Fellow at the Amsterdam Institute for Social Sciences Research, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

Table of contents (12 chapters)

Table of contents (12 chapters)
  • Introduction

    Pages 1-13

    Amigoni, Livio (et al.)

  • The Path of Hope. Illegal Border Crossings and Reflections on Historical Subjectivities, Stories and the Archive (1861–2019)

    Pages 17-35

    Proglio, Gabriele

  • The French-Italian Border at Menton-Ventimiglia: A Site of Perennial Conflict, Brotherhood, and Mediatisation

    Pages 37-53

    Rinauro, Sandro

  • The Maritime Alps: A Cross-Border Region Between Traditional Transalpine Mobility and International Migratory Chains

    Pages 55-69

    Marengo, Marina

  • The Infrastructure Environment of the Ventimiglia Borderland and Underground Border Crossings

    Pages 73-91

    Bonnin, Ivan

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eBook 85,59 €
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover 106,99 €
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Debordering Europe
Book Subtitle
Migration and Control Across the Ventimiglia Region
Editors
  • Livio Amigoni
  • Silvia Aru
  • Ivan Bonnin
  • Gabriele Proglio
  • Cecilia Vergnano
Series Title
Migration, Diasporas and Citizenship
Copyright
2021
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-56518-3
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-56518-3
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-56517-6
Series ISSN
2662-2602
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXIII, 248
Number of Illustrations
1 b/w illustrations, 4 illustrations in colour
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