Theodore Baird

Main publications

Publications

Book

Baird, Theodore (2016) Human Smuggling in the Eastern Mediterranean. Routledge Studies in Criminal Justice, Borders and Citizenship. Abingdon and London: Routledge

Peer-Reviewed Articles

Baird, Theodore (forthcoming) ‘Interest Groups and Strategic Constructivism: Business Actors and Border Security Policies in the European Union’, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1369183X.2017.1316185

Baird, Theodore (2017) ‘Knowledge of Practice: A Multi-sited Event Ethnography of Border Security Fairs in Europe and North America’, Security Dialogue, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0967010617691656

Baird, Theodore (2017) ‘Non-State Actors and the New Intergovernmentalism’, Journal of Common Market Studies, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jcms.12570

Baird, Theodore (2017) ‘Who Speaks for the European Border Security Industry? A Network Analysis’, European Security, 26 (1): 37-58. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09662839.2016.1267146

Baird, Theodore (2016) ‘The Geopolitics of Turkey’s ‘Humanitarian Diplomacy’ in Somalia: A Critique’, Review of African Political Economy, 43 (149): 470-477. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03056244.2015.1084913

 

Baird, Theodore (2016) ‘Surveillance Design Communities in Europe: A Network Analysis’, Surveillance and Society, 14 (1): 34-58. Available online at: http://ojs.library.queensu.ca/index.php/surveillance-and-society/article/view/design-comm

 

Baird, Theodore & van Liempt, Ilse (2016) ‘Scrutinising the Double Disadvantage: Knowledge Production in the Messy Field of  Migrant Smuggling’, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 42 (3): 400-417. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1369183X.2015.1103172

 

Baird, Theodore (2015) ‘Functional Actorness? Border Security in the EU and Turkey’, International Journal of Public Administration, 38 (12): 849-859, Special Issue: Understanding EU Actorness Today: The Role of Crisis on the Division Between EU’s Internal and External Actions and Practices. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01900692.2015.1015548

 

Baird, Theodore (2014) ‘Watching the Ball: Deception and Exploitation from Nigeria to Turkey’, Turkish Review, 4 (4): 370-377. Special Issue: ‘Turkey and Africa: A Voyage of (Re)discovery’

 

Baird, Theodore (2014) ‘Human Smuggling and Violence in the East Mediterranean’, International Journal of Migration, Health and Social Care, 10 (3): 121–133. DOI: 10.1108/IJMHSC-06-2013-0010

Baird, Theodore (2014) ‘The More You Look the Less You See: Visibility and Invisibility of Sudanese Migrants in Athens, Greece’, Nordic Journal of Migration Research, 4 (1): 3–10. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.2478/njmr-2013-0008

Editor-Reviewed Articles, Book Chapters, and Working Papers

Baird, Theodore (2016) ‘Migration, EU cooperation and authoritarianism,’ Statewatch Analysis –Viewpoint, Vol. 18, No. 22/16, December 2016, Available online at: http://www.statewatch.org/analyses.htm

Baird, Theodore (2016) ‘Defining Human Smuggling in Migration Research: An Appraisal and Critique,’ EUI Working Paper, 2016/30, European University Institute,  Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies (RSCAS), Migration Policy Centre. Available online at: http://cadmus.eui.eu/handle/1814/41508

Baird, Theodore (2016) ‘Who Is Responsible for Harm in Immigration Detention? Models of Accountability for Private Corporations’, Global Detention Project, Working Paper No. 11, Available online at: http://www.globaldetentionproject.org/

Roman, Emanuela, Theodore Baird, and Talia Radcliffe (2016) ‘Why Turkey is Not a ‘Safe Country’,’ Statewatch Analysis, Vol. 18, No 3/16, February 2016, Available online at: http://www.statewatch.org/analyses.htm

Baird, Theodore (2015) ‘L’industria del confine,’ inTrasformazione, Vol 4, N° 2, http://www.intrasformazione.com/index.php/intrasformazione

Baird, Theodore (2015) ‘Nigerian entrepreneurs in Istanbul, Turkey: spatial and temporal dimensions of mixed embeddedness,’ IMI Working Paper Series, 07/2015, Volume 115, International Migration Institute (IMI), University of Oxford. Available online at: http://www.imi.ox.ac.uk/publications/nigerian-entrepreneurs-in-istanbul-turkey-spatial-and-temporal-dimensions-of-mixed-embeddedness

Baird, Theodore (2015) ‘Trafic d’êtres humains et torture au Sinaï,’ Revue Quart Monde, N°233, 2015/1, Special Issue: ‘Esclaves d’hier et d’aujourd’hui’

Baird, Theodore (2013) ‘Theoretical Approaches to Human Smuggling,’ DIIS Working Paper, August 2013:10.

Baird, Theodore (2013) ‘Understanding Human Smuggling as a Human Rights Issue,’ DIIS Policy Brief, August 2013.

 

Baird, Theodore (2013) ‘Israël et les réfugiés,’ Vivre Ensemble, February 2013. asile.ch/vivre-ensemble

Baird, Theodore (2012) ‘Le Sinaï et le trafic d’etre humains,’ Vivre Ensemble, December 2012. asile.ch/vivre-ensemble

Book Reviews

Baird, Theodore (2016) ‘Carrier sanctions: From deterrence to compliance,’ Review of: Sophie Scholten (2015) The Privatisation of Immigration Control through Carrier Sanctions. Leiden: Brill. Asiel & Migrantenrecht, Nr. 1: 43-44

 

Commentaries

2016                ‘Human Smugglers Roundtable,’ Allegra Lab, 30 March & 1 April 2016, http://allegralaboratory.net/human-smugglers-roundtable/

2015                ‘The Double Disadvantage of Migrant Smuggling Studies,’ Border Criminologies, Centre for Criminology at the University of Oxford, 4 December 2015, https://www.law.ox.ac.uk/research-subject-groups/centre-criminology/centreborder-criminologies/blog/2015/11/double

2015                ‘The Business of Militarized Borders in the European Union’, The Broken Rifle, August 2015, No. 103. Special issue: The militarisation of borders. https://www.wri-irg.org/node/24759

2015                ‘Dertig jaar ‘vrij’ reizen door de Schengenruimte’, Verblijfblog, 25 June 2015, http://verblijfblog.nl/2015/06/25/dertig-jaar-vrij-reizen-door-de-schengenruimte/

2015                ‘Ending the penalization of youth in Turkey?’ openDemocracy, 10 June 2015, https://www.opendemocracy.net/theodore-baird/ending-penalization-of-youth-in-turkey

2015                Signatory to ‘Twisting the ‘lessons of history’ to authorise unjustifiable violence: the Mediterranean crisis,’ openDemocracy, 20 May 2015, https://www.opendemocracy.net/beyondslavery/twisting-%E2%80%9Clessons-of-history%E2%80%9D-to-excuse-unjustifiable-violence-mediterranean-refugee-c

2015                ‘Spectral vessels,’ openDemocracy, 17 January 2015, with Paolo Cuttitta and Thomas Spijkerboer, https://opendemocracy.net/can-europe-make-it/theodore-baird-thomas-spijkerboer-paolo-cuttitta/spectral-vessels

2014                ‘Het bootongeluk met de Torun: migranten sterven in de Zwarte Zee,’ Verblijfblog, 16 December 2014, http://verblijfblog.nl/2014/12/16/het-bootongeluk-met-de-torun-migranten-sterven-in-de-zwarte-zee/

2014                ‘De zee wordt onneembare grens,’ Het Parool, Het Laatste Woord, 25 November 2014, pg. 26, with Thomas Spijkerboer.

2014                ‘Migrant Death at the Clashing Rocks: The Tragedy of the Torun,’ Border Criminologies, Centre for Criminology at the University of Oxford, 12 November 2014, http://bordercriminologies.law.ox.ac.uk/migrant-death-tragedy-of-the-torun/

2014                ‘Technologies on the Move: EUROSUR and Nomadic Surveillance,’ ZNet, 8 November 2014, https://zcomm.org/znetarticle/technologies-on-the-move-eurosur-and-nomadic-surveillance/

2014                ‘Where is civil society in the EU’s  new Maritime Security Strategy?’ openDemocracy, 7 November 2014, https://www.opendemocracy.net/can-europe-make-it/theodore-baird/where-is-civil-society-in-eu%E2%80%99s-new-maritime-security-strategy

2013                ‘Protests in Turkey,’ DIIS Comment, 7 June 2013, http://www.diis.dk/sw129220.asp

2013                ‘EU må reagere på vold mod indvandrere i Grækenland,’ Jyllandsposten, 7 June 2013. http://subweb.diis.dk/graphics/DIIS_generelt/Nyheder/DIIS-JyllandsPosten/Artikler/EU%20m%E5%20reagere.pdf

2013                ‘Afrikanere flygter fra Egypten til Israel,’ Jyllandsposten, 8 March 2013. http://www.diis.dk/files/DIIS_generelt/Nyheder/DIIS-JyllandsPosten/Artikler/Afrikanerne%20flygter%20fra%20Egypten%20til%20Israel.pdf

 

2013                ‘African Migrants to Israel Face Refoulement, Discrimination,’ (non)Citizens of the World, 30 January 2013. http://noncitizensoftheworld.blogspot.de/

 

2012                ‘En humanitær katastrofe lurer,’ Jyllandsposten,7 December 2012. http://www.jyllands-posten.dk/protected/premium/debat/international/article4938102.ece

2012                ‘Syrian refugee camps and conflict in Turkey,’ openDemocracy, 24 November 2012, http://www.opendemocracy.net/theodore-baird/syrian-refugee-camps-and-conflict-in-turkey

2012                ‘Syrian Refugee Camps and Conflict in Turkey,’ DIIS Comment, 22 November 2012, http://www.diis.dk/sw125149.asp

2012                ‘Israel and the Criminalization of Asylum Seekers,’ DIIS Comment, 19 November 2012, http://www.diis.dk/sw125079.asp

2012                ‘European dreams deferred,’ Today’s Zaman, 2 August 2012, http://www.todayszaman.com/news-288448-european-dreams-deferred-by-theodore-baird*.html

2011                ‘Why diplomacy remains Turkey’s best asset in Syria,’ Today’s Zaman, 2 December 2011, http://www.todayszaman.com/news-264625-why-diplomacy-remains-turkeys-best-asset-in-syriaby-theodore-baird*.html

2011                ‘The Missing Migration Component of Turkey-Africa Relations,’ openDemocracy, 1 December 2011, http://www.opendemocracy.net/theodore-baird/missing-migration-component-of-turkey-africa-relations