Elisabeth Vallet (Author of Comprendre les élections américaines)
Élisabeth Vallet: The impact of the border walls in a globalized world
Indeed, one wall was emblematic of the international system of the second half of the 20th century, and when the Berlin Wall fell 20 years ago, observers thought that the world had been forever transformed; today, it appears that history is merely repeating itself Paasi, , p. It was believed that the fall of the Berlin Wall and the reconfiguration of international relations Badie, would open up an age of globalization in which states would become obsolete, ushering in a world without borders Galli, ; Zolo, ; Schroer, ; Brunet Jailly, , a world that would have to be reconceptualized outside the territorial trap Agnew,
Good Fences for Good Neighbours? States, Couples and Walls
Part of this is real, much of it is a social construction which enables governments to justify the establishment of new border fences as a means of keeping out the "alien" and controlling their own territory. The collection of essays in this book highlights diverse aspects of the ways in which walls and fences function in a globalized world, covering regions as far apart as America and Spain, and from the West Bank to Africa. The book is to be recommended for all students of the renaissant discipline of border studies. Contents: Introduction, Elisabeth Vallet. Du kanske gillar. Permanent Record Edward Snowden Inbunden. Lifespan David Sinclair Inbunden.
More: Trump isn't the only one who wants to build a wall. These European nations already did. More: Border walls aim to keep out migrants, but also threaten bears, deer, other wildlife. The "fall of the Berlin Wall" led to a reunified Germany on Oct. It is more than 2, years old and took more than 1 million workers to build. The original purpose was to prevent incursions from barbarian nomads in the Third Century B.
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Elisabeth 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. The Author represents and warrants that the Work is the original work of the Authors and that it does not violate or infringe the law or the rights of any third party and, specifically, that the Work contains no matter that is defamatory or that infringes any literary or proprietary rights, intellectual property rights, or any rights of privacy. The Author also warrants that he or she has the full power to make this agreement, and if the Work was prepared jointly, the Author agrees to inform the Authors of the terms of this Agreement and to obtain their written permission to sign on their behalf.