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The Resource Border walls : security and the war on terror in the United States, India and Israel, Reece Jones, (electronic resource)

Border walls : security and the war on terror in the United States, India and Israel, Reece Jones, (electronic resource)

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Border walls : security and the war on terror in the United States, India and Israel
Title
Border walls
Title remainder
security and the war on terror in the United States, India and Israel
Statement of responsibility
Reece Jones
Title variation
Security and the war on terror in the United States, India and Israel
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • Two decades after the fall of the Berlin Wall, why are leading democracies like the United States, India, and Israel building massive walls and fences on their borders? Despite predictions of a borderless world through globalization, these three countries alone have built an astonishing combined total of 5,700 kilometers of security barriers. In this groundbreaking work, Reece Jones analyzes how these controversial border security projects were justified in their respective countries, what consequences these physical barriers have on the lives of those living in these newly securitized spaces, and what long-term effects the hardening of political borders will have in these societies and globally. Border Walls is a bold, important intervention that demonstrates that the exclusion and violence necessary to secure the borders of the modern state often undermine the very ideals of freedom and democracy they are meant to protect
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Jones, Reece
LC call number
HV6432
LC item number
.J645 2012
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  • War on Terrorism, 2001-2009
  • United States
  • India
  • Israel
  • War on Terrorism (2001-2009)
  • Diplomatic relations
  • Sicherheitspolitik
  • Grenzschutz
  • Staatsgrenze
  • Grenzbefestigung
  • Terrorismus
  • Bekämpfung
  • India
  • Israel
  • United States
  • Ägypten
  • Palästinensische Autonomiegebiete
  • Israel
  • Bangladesch
  • Indien
  • Mexiko
  • USA
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Two decades after the fall of the Berlin Wall, why are leading democracies like the United States, India, and Israel building massive walls and fences on their borders? Despite predictions of a borderless world through globalization, these three countries alone have built an astonishing combined total of 5,700 kilometers of security barriers. In this groundbreaking work, Reece Jones analyzes how these controversial border security projects were justified in their respective countries, what consequences these physical barriers have on the lives of those living in these newly securitized spaces, and what long-term effects the hardening of political borders will have in these societies and globally.Border Wallsis a bold, important intervention that demonstrates that the exclusion and violence necessary to secure the borders of the modern state often undermine the very ideals of freedom and democracy they are meant to protect
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Border walls : security and the war on terror in the United States, India and Israel, Reece Jones, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 188-203) and index
Contents
Introduction: fortress democracy -- Borders, barriers, and the war on terror -- Securing the 'homeland' in the United States -- Border fencing and the global war on terror in India -- 'Arafat is our bin Laden' : territory and terrorism in Israel and Palestine -- Building up, rippling out : enforcement practices at the US-Mexican border -- The agents of exception in the Indian borderlands -- The practices of insecurity : the barrier in the West Bank -- The enduring significance of borders
Control code
OCM1bookssj0000714223
Dimensions
unknown
Isbn
9781848138230
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2012406778
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)bookssj0000714223
Label
Border walls : security and the war on terror in the United States, India and Israel, Reece Jones, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 188-203) and index
Contents
Introduction: fortress democracy -- Borders, barriers, and the war on terror -- Securing the 'homeland' in the United States -- Border fencing and the global war on terror in India -- 'Arafat is our bin Laden' : territory and terrorism in Israel and Palestine -- Building up, rippling out : enforcement practices at the US-Mexican border -- The agents of exception in the Indian borderlands -- The practices of insecurity : the barrier in the West Bank -- The enduring significance of borders
Control code
OCM1bookssj0000714223
Dimensions
unknown
Isbn
9781848138230
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2012406778
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)bookssj0000714223

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