The humanitarian politics of European border policing: Frontex and border police in Evros

@inproceedings{PallisterWilkins2015TheHP,
  title={The humanitarian politics of European border policing: Frontex and border police in Evros},
  author={Polly Pallister-Wilkins},
  year={2015}
}
This paper explores humanitarianism in the practice of Frontex-assisted Greek border police in Evros and of Frontex at their headquarters in Warsaw. Building on the increase in humanitarian justifications for border policing practices as well as the charges of a lack of humanity, the paper analyzes the relations between humanitarian responses and border policing where humanitarianism is used for framing and giving meaning to institutional and operational practices. In offering an interpretive… CONTINUE READING

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