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The Reconstituting of Borders in America

The Reconstituting of Borders in America

New immigrant communities will also show that they generate economic growth and innovation and that they constitute the future of America’s greatness, not a threat to it.

Taken at the US/Mexican Border at Border Field State Park in Southern California.

Down on the beach, the fence at the International Border isn't exactly a huge barrier.  Many families meet up here for various reasons.

This type of thing makes the Border Patrol nervous because there's been a history of people passing drugs and money through the fence.

The guy on the right is Richard Wong -- he was chatting with a random person at the fence.  The guy on the left was meeting up with his family.

Border Thinking and the Experiential Epistemologies of International Relations

Borders cannot be understood separate from the bodies they affect and form. The geopolitics of knowledge cannot be separated from the experience of borders.

Interview – Walter D. Mignolo

Interview – Walter D. Mignolo

Professor Walter D. Mignolo discusses the geo- and body-political dimensions of knowledge as the energy fuelling border thinking and decoloniality.

colourful square painted  graffiti on grunge wall

Edited Collection – Critical Epistemologies of Global Politics

This book offers an enriched vision of borders, both analytically and politically, that not only seeks to understand but also to reshape and expand the meanings and consequences of IR.

What Will Americans, Britons, or Hungarians Do in the Name of Nationalism?

What Will Americans, Britons, or Hungarians Do in the Name of Nationalism?

The task of people who viscerally fear and dislike nationalism is to make a positive argument on behalf of the shared gains of migration, free trade, and cosmopolitanism.

Our New Walls: The Rise of Separation Barriers in the Age of Globalization

Our New Walls: The Rise of Separation Barriers in the Age of Globalization

Separation barriers might seem archaic in a “globalizing” world, but they are increasingly popular worldwide.

The Global Reconstitution of Borders: A Five-part Symposium

The Global Reconstitution of Borders: A Five-part Symposium

Borders both constitute and personify political communities, simultaneously symbolizing their cohesiveness and embodying their separateness from (and fear of) ‘others’.

Interview – Reece Jones

Interview – Reece Jones

Reece Jones discusses the inherent violence of borders, criticizes media coverage of the migration crisis, and assesses why the EU has the worlds deadliest border.

Interview – Daniela DeBono

Interview – Daniela DeBono

Daniela DeBono discusses her approach to the migration-human rights nexus, explains a cultural approach to human rights, and urges young scholars to question assumptions.

Turkey’s Borderlands, the Syrian Civil War, and the Kurds

Turkey’s Borderlands, the Syrian Civil War, and the Kurds

For countries that share a long land border and overlapping populations with similar customs, ‘spillover’ is a natural sociological corollary of transnational ties.

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