Borders, Fences and Walls: State of Insecurity? - CRC Press BookElisabeth Vallet, ed. Borders, Fences and Walls: State of Insecurity? Border Regions Series. Doris Wastl-Walter. The Author transfers and assigns to EWJUS East-West: Journal of Ukrainian Studies and the CIUS Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies , during the full term of copyright and any extensions or renewals of that term, all copyright in and to the Work published in EWJUS by the Author, including but not limited to the right to publish, republish, transmit, sell, distribute and otherwise use the Work in electronic and print editions of EW:JUS and in derivative works throughout the world, in all languages and in all media now known or later developed, and to license or permit others to do so.
It is a topic that was buried rather quickly by border studies researchers in the s who believed that the world was opening up and borders were falling we should note a renewed interest in this topic following the publication of the new encyclopaedia of border conflicts edited by Emmanuel Brunet-Jailly Brunet-Jailly Below, why they have become so popular bordders whether they actually help countries control their borders. Remember me. Doris Wastl-Walter.He is the director of the Master of geopolitics. Proposals can be submitted in French, Spanish and English. This is the case, for example, the report notes that U. For example!
Preview this Book. This small proportion of barriers built for a military purpose underlines the disconnect between the construction of border barriers and the logic of war. Since the outbreak of the Syrian war inthousands of refugees fleeing persecution have risked their lives crossing dangerous maritime and land borders while attempting to reach Europe. This set of contributions edited by Elisabeth Vallet moves a step towards a theory of walled borders, introducing at the same time a wide array of different case studies.
Baczynska G. March 3. Salter, Mark B. This book explores the issue of how the return of the border fences and walls as a political tool may be symptomatic of a new era in border studies and international relations. Economic inequality, is.
Meanwhile, a growing number of countries worldwide have built border walls and other barriers to try to control the flow of people and goods. Her research demonstrates how popular these structures have become — there were about 15 of them in Vallet is one of a number of scholars in the field who have spoken out against man-made barriers, arguing they are expensive and dangerous and questioning their effectiveness. Several of those scholars weighed in with essays published in a recent issue of the Journal of Latin American Geography. Here in the U.