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Introduction: The Border Multiple

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Dorte Jagodic Andersen, Marie Sandberg

Addressing and conceptualizing the changing character of borders in contemporary Europe, this book examines developments occurring in the light of European integration processes and an on-going tightening of Europe's external borders. Moreover, the book suggests new ways of investigating the nature of European borders by looking at border practices in the light of the mobility turn, and thus as dynamic, multiple, diverse and best expressed in everyday experiences of people living at and with borders, rather than focusing on static territorial divisions between states and regions at geopolitical level. It provides border scholars and researchers as well as policymakers with new empirical and theoretical evidence on the de- and re-bordering processes going on in diverse border regions in Europe, both within and outside of the EU.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Border Multiple : The Practicing of Borders between Public Policy and Everyday Life in a Rescaling Europe
PublisherAshgate
Publication date1 Sep 2012
ISBN (Print)978-1-4094-3708-6
StatePublished - 1 Sep 2012

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