Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

Security/Mobility: Politics of Movement

Matthias Leese and Stef Wittendorp


This book brings together a number of contributions that look into the political regulation of movement and analyses that engage the material enablers of and constraints on such movement. It attempts to bridge theoretical perspectives from critical security studies and political geography in order to provide a more comprehensive perspective on security and mobility. In this vein, the book brings together approaches to mobility that take into account both techniques and practices of regulating movement, as well as their underlying infrastructures. Together the contributions inquire into a polit ... More

Keywords: security, mobility, critical security studies, geography, politics, movement

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9781526107459
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: September 2017 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9781526107459.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Matthias Leese, editor
University of Tuebingen

Stef Wittendorp, editor

Show Summary Details



1 Introduction: Security/Mobility and the politics of movement

Marie Beauchamps, Marijn Hoijtink, Matthias Leese, Bruno Magalhães, Sharon Weinblum, and Stef Wittendorp

Prologue Movement then and now

Part I Things on the move

Part II People on the move

Part III Circumscribing movement


End Matter