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By Nick Vaughan-Williams

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ISBN-13: 9780748637324

Winner of the Gold Award, 2011 prior Presidents' ebook festival, organization of Borderlands reports. This ebook, newly to be had in paperback, provides a particular theoretical method of the matter of borders within the learn of world politics. It turns from present debates concerning the presence or absence of borders among states to contemplate the prospect that the concept that of the border of the nation is being reconfigured in modern political life.The writer makes use of serious assets present in poststructuralist notion to imagine in new methods concerning the courting among borders, safety and sovereign strength, drawing on a number thinkers together with Agamben, Derrida and Foucault. He highlights the need of a extra pluralized and radicalised view of what borders are and the place they may be came across and makes use of the matter of borders to seriously discover the recommendations and boundaries of poststructuralist scholarship.

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UNESCCHR, ‘Situation of Detainees in Guantánamo Bay’, 2006, p. 15. , p. 3 (emphasis added). , p. 12. , p. 13. , p. 3. , p. 4 (emphasis added). Quoted in Gregory, ‘The Black Flag’, 2006, p. 411. Human Rights Committee, ‘General Comment No. 31’, 2004. International Court of Justice, ‘Legal Consequences’, 2004. Ibid. (emphasis added). Gregory, ‘The Black Flag’, 2006, p. 407. Balibar, ‘The Borders of Europe’, 1998, p. 220. Chapter 2 THE STUDY OF BORDERS IN GLOBAL POLITICS: FROM GEOPOLITICS TO BIOPOLITICS Bordering practices that are seemingly at odds with the modern geopolitical imaginary, such as those explored in Chapter 1, demand a stocktake of what critical resources might be available for new ways of thinking about what borders are, where they come from, and what they do in contemporary political life.

Home Office, ‘Borders, Immigration and Identity Action Plan’, 2006, p. 11. Cabinet Office, ‘Security in a Global Hub’, 2007, p. 38. Tom Dowdall, Director, European Operations Border Force, presentation at the ‘Homeland and Border Security 08’ conference. ukba. uk/managingborders/technology/eborders/ (accessed 9 July 2008). Home Office, ‘Securing the UK Border’, 2007, p. 3. Cabinet Office, ‘Security in a Global Hub’, 2007, pp. 32–3. , p. 33. UK Borders Act, 2007, p. 10. Cabinet Office, ‘Security in a Global Hub’, 2007, p.

Cabinet Office, ‘The National Security Strategy’, 2008. eu/ (accessed 6 August 2008). Frontex, ‘Council Regulation’, 2004. For more on the background to the establishment of Frontex see: Carrera, ‘The EU Border Management Strategy’, 2007; Guild, ‘Danger: borders under construction’, 2005; Jorry, ‘Construction of a European Institutional Model’, 2007. See, for example: den Boer, ‘Moving between bogus and bona fide’, 1995; Geddes, Immigration and European Integration, 2000; Huysmans, ‘Migrants as a Security Problem’, 1995; Walters, ‘Mapping Schengenland’, 2002.

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