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Author Tinti, Peter, author.

Title Migrant, refugee, smuggler, savior / Peter Tinti and Tuesday Reitano.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2017]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    364.137 TIN    Available
Description xv, 331 pages ; 25 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: Smugglers and saviors -- Smugglers needed. Options in exile ; Seeking asylum: rights and privileges ; Smuggler or savior -- Smugglers Inc. A transnational crime ; The business model of human smuggling -- Structure and design. In on the ground floor ; The logisticians ; Moving money ; Forging a new identity -- Routes. Central Mediterranean route ; Aegean route through Turkey -- Libya: out of Africa. Criminal economies in Libya and the greater Sahara ; Syrian dollars on Libyan shores ; Mare Nostrum changes the game ; Extortion and abuse -- Egypt: the north coast. The long trip to Italy ; Cooperation and complicity -- Dessert highway: Agadez and the Sahel. Understanding the Sahel ; Niger, Agadez, and the West ; New masters ; Everybody is eating -- Turkey: the crossroads. Izmir ; The mob: criminal markets consolidation ; The $6 billion question -- Schengen and beyond. Cracks in the fortress ; Greek tragedy ; Balkan odyssey ; Dead ends of Europe -- Conclusion. The world we live in ; Postcards from the front ; Wider ramifications ; Closing an industry: supply and demand ; Messaging to the market ; Diplomatic solutions ; Wested interests ; On the demand side.
Summary When states, charities, and NGOs either ignore or are overwhelmed by movement of people on a vast scale, criminal networks step into the breach. This book explains what happens next.
Subject Human smuggling.
Refugees -- Europe.
Added Author Reitano, Tuesday, author.
ISBN 9780190668594 hardcover ; alkaline paper
0190668598 hardcover ; alkaline paper

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