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Borders and Border Walls: In-security, Symbolism, Vulnerabilities


Why do we care about walls?The politics of wordsOverviewNotesBibliography: State of border walls in a globalized worldWhat is a wall?The growing pace of border fortificationThe (un)efflcient border wallThe entropy of orderNotesBibliographyI: Enforcing the Line: The escalation of US–Mexico border enforcementIntroductionTheorizing border security escalation as moral panicEarly US border enforcement control effortsImmigration, the war on drugs and border enforcement in the 1980s and 1990sThe war on terror and border enforcement in the 2000sThe Trump era and the new moral panic over the borderConcluding observationsNotesBibliography: Argentina’s enigmatic wall on the Paraguayan borderGlobalization and integration in ArgentinaDevelopment and security in Argentina’s north-eastern borderlandsThe Posadas Wall: Development, integration and bureaucracyThe Posadas border wall’s discontentsThe wall of shame: Mobilization, immigration and reputationMobilizing shame across bordersDe-walling immigration policyConclusionsNotesBibliography: Ambiguous bordering practices at the EU’s edgesIntroductionPolitics of differenceIdentity and essentialised imaginariesWalling EuropeOur values’ valuesDiscriminatory otheringConclusionsNotesBibliography: Enforcing Israel/Palestine’s border spacesWhy boundaries matterIsrael’s boundariesMapping boundariesDelineating the Jordanian boundaryDelineating the Green Line between the West Bank and IsraelConclusionNotesBibliography: Border walls in a regional context: The case of Morocco and AlgeriaIntroductionBorder fortification from both sidesDifferent objectives and different prioritiesFortification of land border as an aspect of regional competitionBorder fortifications and disputes as means to maintain the regional subsystemConclusionBibliography: Beyond the border fence: The emergence of Hungary’s contemporary bordering regimeIntroductionBordering as a politics of life: Preliminary argumentsThe emergence of a bordering regime: The case of HungaryHungarian ethnopolitics in a cross-border contextThe bordering regime as socio-cultural norming and divisionBordering and the securitization of migrationConcluding observationsNotesBibliographyII: Walled borders, walled lives: Ways of seeing (the border)How the border sees: Three thesesThe “Westphalia” thesisThe “Orwell” thesisThe “Pixelation” thesisProblematics of sightConclusionNotesBibliography: The border wall and the paper wall: Accessing reproductive care in the US–Mexico borderlandsIntroductionAn intersectional geopolitical approach to the study of reproductive rights in the borderlandsThe erosion of Roe v. Wade: Geographical and legal disparities in accessing reproductive health in the USAccessing reproductive care on the US-Mexico border: The cases of Texas and ArizonaAccessing reproductive health as a Latina woman in the borderlands: Mobility, money and fearClinic closures and concrete impactsMoney matters: Abortion care and socio-economic classSelf-abortion and medical abortion: Taking care outside of the clinicCultural experiences and migration realities: Abortion laws and LatinosIs abortion a right for all?NotesBibliography: Spaces of exclusion: negotiating access to land beyond the border fence in Indian PunjabThe material construction of the border and its impact on mobilityBorder guarding practices: Everyday insecuritiesThe securitization of development: Border Area Development ProgrammeConclusionNotesBibliography: Securitizing insecurity along Mexico’s bordersBorder (in)securityBorder fortification nationThe new face of old policyConclusionNotesBibliography: Promoting social change through Acompañamiento Internacional at the US–Mexico borderIntroductionAsylum seekers and the process of bordering and rebordering in Ciudad Juárez–El PasoAcompanamiento International: Roles of social changeThe plight of asylum seekers: A brief historySocial change agent-citizen/advocate roleCasas del Migrante Network in Mexico, El Salvador and GuatemalaSocial change agent-citizen/advocate and reformer/helperAnnunciation House (AH)Border Network for Human Rights (BNHR): Social change agent and a rebelIndividual actors participating in InternationalMary from New MexicoIrma from El PasoConclusionBibliography
 
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