The Politics of Borders (Problems of International Politics) (Hardcover)

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Borders sit at the center of global politics. Yet they are too often understood as thin lines, as they appear on maps, rather than as political institutions in their own right. This book takes a detailed look at the evolution of border security in the United States after 9/11. Far from the walls and fences that dominate the news, it reveals borders to be thick, multi-faceted and binational institutions that have evolved greatly in recent decades. The book contributes to debates within political science on sovereignty, citizenship, cosmopolitanism, human rights and global justice. In particular, the new politics of borders reveal a sovereignty that is not waning, but changing, expanding beyond the state carapace and engaging certain logics of empire.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781107171787
ISBN-10: 1107171784
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication Date: December 7th, 2017
Pages: 264
Language: English
Series: Problems of International Politics