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Migration and Torture in Today’s World

edited by

Fabio Perocco    Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia, Italia    



This book analyses torture, inhuman and degrading treatment towards migrants worldwide, integrating overviews from several contexts and disciplines. It highlights that today migrants’ mistreatment is a global phenomenon, a frequent element of the migratory experience (in countries of departure, of transit, of arrival), an intrinsic component of state policies, and an extreme form of that structural violence which is inherent to the contemporary war on migrants at the global level.

Jan. 11, 2023
Copyright: © 2023 Fabio Perocco. This is an open-access work distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY). The use, distribution or reproduction is permitted, provided that the original author(s) and the copyright owner(s) are credited and that the original publication is cited, in accordance with accepted academic practice. The license allows for commercial use. No use, distribution or reproduction is permitted which does not comply with these terms.

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Fabio Perocco   
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A Brief Insight into an Age-Old and Intimate Relationship
Iside Gjergji   
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Pau Pérez-Sales    Andrea Galán-Santamarina    Julia Manek   
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War, Empire and Migrants in the Making of the US-Mexico Border
Alexander Aviña   
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Olga Jubany    Alèxia Rué   
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The Case of Migration at the Bosnian-Croatian Border
Karolína Augustová   
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The Case of Evros/Meriç Border
Eleni Takou   
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Readmission Agreements, Externalisation of Borders and Closure of Ports in the Mediterranean Sea
Alessandra Algostino   
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Ill-Treatment or Torture?
Nouria Ouali   
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The Israeli Asylum Seeker ‘System’ and Its Torture-Like Policies
Diego Alberto Biancolin   
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Psychotraumatology, Health Policies and Protection
Massimiliano Aragona    Salvatore Geraci    Marco Mazzetti   
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