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Intimacy and Mobility in the Era of Hardening Borders: Gender, Reproduction, Regulation

Haldis Haukanes and Frances Pine


This book is a collection of chapters by anthropologists and other social scientists concerned with gendered labour, care, intimacy, and sexuality, in relation to mobility and the hardening of borders in Europe. After a brief introduction outlining the themes and individual contributions, the book begins with a chapter focusing on the parallels between regulation of geo-political and material borders separating nation states and other areas, and ideological and classificatory boundaries categorising kinds of people and bodies. This framing chapter is followed by three sections. The first compr ... More

Keywords: borders and boundaries, gender, migration, regulation, care, sexuality, labour, state, reproduction, activism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9781526150219
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: May 2022 DOI:10.7765/9781526150226


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Haldis Haukanes, editor
University of Bergen

Frances Pine, editor
Goldsmiths College

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Haldis Haukanes and Frances Pine

Part I Gendered life worlds: migrants’ imaginaries and obligations in contested contexts of intimacy

Part II Gender, entitlement, and obligation: migrants interacting with the state and voluntary services

Part III Shifting gendered policies: reproduction and care in national and historical perspectives

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