Close
Enter your search into one or more of the boxes below:
You can refine your search by selecting from any of the options below:
Search
Governing Borders and Security: The Politics of Connectivity and Dispersal
Foyalty 100

Governing Borders and Security: The Politics of Connectivity and Dispersal (Paperback)

£32.99
Printed to order. Despatched in 2-3 weeks.
Email me when back in stock

Synopsis

This book explores and maps the relationship between borders, security and global governance.





Theoretically, the book seeks to establish to what degree, and in what ways, traditional notions of borders, security and (global) governance are being eroded, undermined and contested in the context of a globalising world. Borders are increasingly being re-conceptualised to account for connectivity as well as divisions at the same time as focus is shifting from permanence to permeability. The ambivalence ascribed to bordering processes is at heart a security concern; borders are not only entwined with state formation but are also attempts at governing securities, identities and histories.





Proceeding from a critical rendering of statist conceptualisations of borders, security and governance, the book not only emphasises the politics of borders, mobility and re-locations, but also provides a shared groundwork for interrogating the spatial conditions for bordering and border work as manifestations of a continuously deferred becoming rather than being. A principal contribution of the volume is its scrutiny of how borders are enacted and perceived in and through the everyday, and of how such production and construal can make sense as acts of resistance to various forms of governing. Such a focus reveals the necessity of investigating how governing from afar affects the possibilities and tendencies to securitise as well as desecuritise, within as well as beyond elite settings.





This book will be of much interest to students of border studies, human geography, governmentality, global governance and IR/critical security studies.

History & PoliticsMilitary StudiesHistory & PoliticsPolitics & governmentInternational relationsGeopoliticsPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesInterdisciplinary studiesPeace studies & conflict resolution Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd Publication Date: 01/12/2015 ISBN-13: 9781138642645  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
Availability: Printed to order. Despatched in 2-3 weeks.  

Catarina Kinnvall is Professor in the Department of Political Science, Lund University, Sweden, and author/editor of five books and numerous articles. Ted Svensson is Lecturer in the Department of Political Science, Lund University, Sweden, and author of Production of Postcolonial India and Pakistan: Meanings of Partition (2013, Routledge).

More books by Catarina Kinnvall

More books by Ted Svensson

Leave Review

Delivery

Delivery Options

All delivery times quoted are the average, and cannot be guaranteed. These should be added to the availability message time, to determine when the goods will arrive. During checkout we will give you a cumulative estimated date for delivery.

Location 1st Book Each additional book Average Delivery Time
UK Standard Delivery FREE FREE 3-5 Days
UK First Class £4.50 £1.00 1-2 Days
UK Courier £7.00 £1.00 1-2 Days
Western Europe** Courier £17.00 £3.00 2-3 Days
Western Europe** Airmail £5.00 £1.50 4-14 Days
USA / Canada Courier £20.00 £3.00 2-4 Days
USA / Canada Airmail £7.00 £3.00 4-14 Days
Rest of World Courier £22.50 £3.00 3-6 Days
Rest of World Airmail £8.00 £3.00 7-21 Days

** Includes Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Irish Republic, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.

Delivery Help & FAQs

Returns Information

If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase*, you may return it to us in its original condition with in 30 days of receiving your delivery or collection notification email for a refund. Except for damaged items or delivery issues the cost of return postage is borne by the buyer. Your statutory rights are not affected.

* For Exclusions and terms on damaged or delivery issues see Returns Help & FAQs

You might also like

Asian Waters: The Struggle Over the...
(Hardback)
Humphrey Hawksley
 
 
£20.00
 
Marine Transboundary Conservation and...
(Paperback)
Peter Mackelworth
 
 
£36.99
 
Challenges for Humanitarian...
(Hardback)
C. A. J. Coady; Ned Dobos; Sagar Sanyal
 
 
£45.00
 
Global Discontents: Conversations on...
(Paperback)
Noam Chomsky; David Barsamian
 
 
£8.99
 
© W&G Foyle Ltd
Foyles uses cookies to help ensure your experience on our site is the best possible. Click here if you’d like to find out more about the types of cookies we use.
Accept and Close