Book , Online in English

Casualties of care : immigration and the politics of humanitarianism in France

Miriam Ticktin.
  • Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2011.
  • 1 online resource (xvi, 295 pages) : illustrations
Subjects
Local Subjects
Genre
  • Electronic books.
Summary
  • This work explores the unintended consequences of compassion in the world of immigration politics. In particular it looks at two regimes of care, humanitarianism and the movement to stop violence against women.
Contents
  • pt. 1. The context : politics and care
  • pt. 2. On the ground : compassion and pathology
  • pt. 3. Antipolitics : diseased citizens and a racialized postcolonial state.
Other information
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Additional form
ISBN
  • 9780520950535
  • 0520950534
  • 1283278596
  • 9781283278591
  • Alternate version: 9780520269040
Identifying numbers
  • OCLC: 747411316
  • OCLC: 747411316