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The wall around the West : state borders and immigration controls in North America and Europe

Author: Peter Andreas; Timothy Snyder
Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As economic and military walls have come down in the post-Cold War era, states have rapidly built new barriers to prevent a perceived invasion of undesirables. This work examines the practice, politics, and consequences of building these walls.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wall around the West.
Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, ©2000
(OCoLC)606411736
Online version:
Wall around the West.
Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, ©2000
(OCoLC)608999347
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Andreas; Timothy Snyder
ISBN: 0742501779 9780742501775 0742501787 9780742501782
OCLC Number: 44446644
Description: vii, 242 pages : maps ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction: The Wall after the Wall / Peter Andreas --
2. The Transformation of Border Controls: A European Precedent? / Malcolm Anderson --
3. States and the Regulation of Migration in the Twentieth-Century North Atlantic World / John Torpey --
4. Comparative Perspectives on Border Control: Away from the Border and Outside the State / Gallya Lahav and Virginie Guiraudon --
5. The Political Costs of State Power: U.S. Border Control in South Florida / Christopher Mitchell --
6. The Remaking of the California-Mexico Boundary in the Age of NAFTA / Joseph Nevins --
7. The Logic and Contradictions of Intensified Border Enforcement in Texas / David Spener --
8. U.S. Border Controls: A Mexican Perspective / Gustavo Mohar and Marla-Elena Alcaraz --
9. Eastern Europe as Gatekeeper: The Immigration and Asylum Policies of an Enlarging European Union / Milada Anna Vachudova.
Responsibility: edited by Peter Andreas and Timothy Snyder.

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