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Borders, Migration and Class in an Age of Crisis: Producing Immigrants and Workers

Tom Vickers


This book examines how borders structure the working class, shaping exploitation and resistance. The book uses the example of Britain to demonstrate the contemporary relevance of a Marxist approach and develop insights that have international relevance. In the wake of the 'Brexit referendum' and facing an uncertain future, debate rages as to whether immigration is good or bad for British society, in economic and cultural terms. Within the political mainstream, both sides in this debate share the assumptions that categories based on nationality, citizenship and country of origin are fixed, legi ... More

Keywords: migration, class, imperialism, mobility, Marxism, Britain, migrant, workers, struggle, racism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9781529201819
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: January 2020 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781529201819.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Tom Vickers, author
Nottingham Trent University