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Laura Boucsein

Book Review - Gregory Feldman: The Migration Apparatus. Security, Labor, and Policymaking in the European Union. Stanford University Press, 2012, pp. 224

At a time in which the European Union is fortifying its borders in order to prevent “undesired” migrants from entering its territory, Gregory Feldman’s book The Migration Apparatus: Security, Labor and Policymaking in the European Union, published by the Stanford University Press in 2012, is of invaluable importance for understanding the mechanisms governing EU policymaking on migration. In this book, Feldman maps EU migration poli­cies and their development in the context of global economic inequality from an ethnographic point of view, using a Foucauldian approach.

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