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Published: 27 September 2012

152 Pages | 10 black and white halftones


ISBN: 9780199731503

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Borders: A Very Short Introduction

Alexander C. Diener and Joshua Hagen

Very Short Introductions

  • Written to serve as a gateway for readers new to border studies
  • Offers both a historical and contemporary treatment of borders
  • Provides readers with a basic understanding of the importance of borders to debates about the environment, politics, immigration, and economics
  • Covers transnational communities, security threats from terrorist groups, migration regulation, rights of indigenous peoples, the legal status of the sea and outer space), environmental sustainability, and the emergence of neo-liberal economics, amongst other topics