Secret agents: Anarchists, Islamists and responses to politically active refugees in London

  title={Secret agents: Anarchists, Islamists and responses to politically active refugees in London},
  author={Michael Collyer},
  journal={Ethnic and Racial Studies},
  pages={278 - 303}
  • M. Collyer
  • Published 1 March 2005
  • Political Science
  • Ethnic and Racial Studies
The literature on the securitization of migration has characterized a growing trend in migration legislation to treat migration as a security issue. This legitimizes increasingly harsh responses to migrants. Recent legislation in the UK has responded to security concerns directly through the immigration system, where discrimination on the basis of national origin remains permissible, rather than the criminal justice system, where it is not. A historical comparison of two refugee communities… 
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