Perspectives from the Mediterranean, 19–21st Century
It considers the public policies that introduce such mechanisms at state, region or city level, and also explores the way that populations adapt to, breach or find ways of working around these systems.
The volume also attempts to evaluate the extent to which the reactions of the populations concerned can influence such systems. Relying on a historical perspective and covering a broad period of time from the nineteenth to the twenty-first century, this book questions the increasing influence of processes born out of globalization upon present readjustments of mobility and territorial configurations.
Illegal Migration of Italians from the Liberal Age to Freedom of Movement Within the European Community. Geographic Directions, Public Attitudes and the Strategies of Migrants (Sandro Rinauro)
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Geographic Directions, Public Attitudes and the Strategies of Migrants
Illegal expatriation in liberal Italy
Illegal migration was widespread in Italy during the classical era, during the Middle Ages and in pre-Unification Italy, but the scale of the phenomenon and the awareness that migrants and authorities had of it varied over the ages. This was because it was only when public power was strong and able to control the borders that laws on cross-border circulation of subjects and foreigners could be emanated and attempts made to control it (Borruso, 2001; Sanfilippo, 2011; Rinauro, 2009).
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