What role does race play in the construction of illegality in the face of pervasive border control? Illegality is widely recognized as a constructed category, produced by immigration policies and activated by racialized forms of prejudice aimed at criminalising the mobility of marginalized communities. Scholars, however, have tended to overlook how white privilege influences and alters the workings of border control.
Lorena Gazzotti (Alice Tong Sze Research fellow at Lucy Cavendish College and CRASSH, University of Cambridge)
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Society for Libyan Studies