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Security and Immigration: Toward a Critique of the Governmentality of Unease
Migration is increasingly interpreted as a security problem. The prism of security analysis is especially important for politicians, for national and local police organizations, the military police,Expand
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Globalized-In-Security: the Field and the Ban-Opticon
  • D. Bigo
  • Political Science
  • 13 May 2008
T discourses that the United States and its closest allies 2 have put forth asserting the necessity to globalize security have taken on an unprecedented intensity and reach. They justify themselvesExpand
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After Snowden: Rethinking the Impact of Surveillance
Current revelations about the secret US-NSA program, PRISM, have confirmed the large-scale mass surveillance of the telecommunication and electronic messages of governments, companies, and citizens,Expand
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Security, Exception, Ban and Surveillance
  • D. Bigo
  • Political Science
  • 1 August 2006
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Security: A Field Left Fallow
  • D. Bigo
  • Political Science
  • 1 September 2008
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The (in)securitization practices of the three universes of EU border control: Military/Navy – border guards/police – database analysts
What practices of (in)securitization involve the notions of border and border control in the European Union? How do these practices operate? How are they assembled? In the resulting assemblage, isExpand
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Pierre Bourdieu and International Relations: Power of Practices, Practices of Power
  • D. Bigo
  • Sociology, Philosophy
  • 1 September 2011
This article demonstrates how the work of Pierre Bourdieu offers a productive way to practice research in international relations. It especially explores the alternatives opened by Bourdieu in termsExpand
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Controlling Frontiers: Free Movement Into and Within Europe
Contents: Introduction: policing in the name of freedom, Didier Bigo and Elspeth Guild The legal framework: who is entitled to move?, Elspeth Guild Frontier controls in the European Union: who is inExpand
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Internal and External Aspects of Security
  • D. Bigo
  • Political Science
  • 1 December 2006
Abstract This contribution analyses the merging of internal and external aspects of security. Whereas according to the ‘doxa’ emerging after 11 September 2001, such convergence is the logical andExpand
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