Sentenced to normality: the Italian political refugees in Paris

Ruggiero, Vincenzo (1993) Sentenced to normality: the Italian political refugees in Paris. Crime, Law and Social Change, 19 (1). pp. 33-50. ISSN 0925-4994

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The author describes the widely unknown reality of Italian asylum seekers in France. Ex-political activists of the left, they were forced to cross the internal borders of so-called Fortress Europe. The juridical anomaly of their status is highlighted, and their living conditions and political reflections reported. A phenomenon that most would think confined to the unfortunate victims of some Latin American dictatorship, or to the highly glamourized dissidents of ex-Communist countries, is instead occurring within democratic united Europe.

Item Type: Article
Research Areas: A. > School of Law > Criminology and Sociology
ISI Impact: 3
Item ID: 9304
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Depositing User: Devika Mohan
Date Deposited: 16 Aug 2012 06:33
Last Modified: 13 Oct 2016 14:24

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