Unmaking citizens: passport removals, pre-emptive policing and the reimagining of colonial governmentalities

Kapoor, Nisha and Narkowicz, Kasia ORCID: 0000-0003-3733-922X (2017) Unmaking citizens: passport removals, pre-emptive policing and the reimagining of colonial governmentalities. Ethnic and Racial Studies. pp. 1-18. ISSN 0141-9870 (In Press)

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Abstract

With the intensifying securitization of Western borders in the global War on Terror citizenship rights are increasingly fragile. Measures introduced by the British government to deal with the terrorist threat at home include citizenship deprivation, temporary exclusion orders as well as passport removals. Whilst citizenship deprivation has provoked critique for its potential violations of international human rights conventions on statelessness, cancellations of passports have not been subjected to the same kind of critique. Drawing on recent debates and interview data we demonstrate the alignment of citizenship deprivation and passport removals and conclude that these measures serve the same goal: of unmaking citizens. In this paper, we discuss findings from novel empirical research with individuals who have been removed of their British passports to illuminate the racialized dynamics of this process and the reconfiguration of racial governmentalities.

Item Type: Article
Article Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Citizenship; Passport removals; War on terror; Racial exclusion; Islamophobia; Coloniality
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology. > HV6001 Criminology
Divisions: Schools and Research Institutes > School of Natural & Social Sciences > Social Sciences
Research Priority Areas: Environmental Dynamics & Governance
Depositing User: Kasia Narkowicz
Date Deposited: 18 Sep 2018 15:48
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2018 10:06
URI: http://eprints.glos.ac.uk/id/eprint/5975

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