‘It’s like crossing a border everyday’: Police-migrant encounters in a postcolonial city

Zoha Waseem
Taylor and Francis Online

How are migrant communities policed in cities of the Global South where racially securitized discourses and colonial institutional legacies shape contemporary police practice? Critical criminologists advise that postcolonial perspectives offer valuable insights on imperial legacies, while allowing us to expand conceptual and empirical analyses of crime, policing, justice, and social order.