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Contents Acknowledgments Introduction Prem Kumar Rajaram and Carl Grundy-Warr I. Knowledge, Power, Surveillance 1. Detention of Foreigners, States of Exception, and the Social Practices of Control of the Banopticon Didier Bigo 2. Struggling with (Il)Legality: The Indeterminate Functioning of Malaysia's Borders for Asylum Seekers, Refugees, and Stateless Persons Alice M. Nah 3. The Foreigner in the Security Continuum: Judicial Resistance in the United Kingdom Elspeth Guild 4. Ambivalent Categories: Hill Tribes and Illegal Migrants in Thailand Mika Toyota II. Borderpanic: Representing Migrants and Borders 5. Danger Happens at the Border Emma Haddad 6. Violence, Subversion, and Creativity in the Thai-Malaysian Borderland Alexander Horstmann III. Rethinking Borderscapes: Mapping Hidden Geographies 7. The Poetry of Boundaries James D. Sidaway 8. The Sites of the Sino-Burmese and Thai-Burmese Boundaries: Transpositions between the Conceptual and Life Worlds Karin Dean 9. A Pacific Zone? (In)Security, Sovereignty, and Stories of the Pacific Borderscape Suvendrini Perera IV. Rethinking Borderscapes: The New Political 10. "Temporary Shelter Areas" and the Paradox of Perceptibility: Imperceptible Naked- Karens in the Thai-Burmese Border Zones Decha Tangseefa 11. Locating Political Space through Time: Asylum and Excision in Australia Prem Kumar Rajaram 12. Border's Capture: Insurrectional Politics, Border-Crossing Humans, and the New Political Nevzat Soguk Contributors Index
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Illegal aliens -- Congresses.
Emigration and immigration -- Congresses.
Border patrols -- Congresses.
Boundaries -- Congresses.