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Against Borders: The Case for Abolition
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Against Borders: The Case for Abolition (Paperback)

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This short book outlines the case for border abolition as the only viable response to the nightmarish realities of our present. It develops a thoroughgoing critique of contemporary border regimes, while identifying critical openings for alternative futures.



Ours is the age of borders and walls. The government of mobility has become the central problem of the 21st century, as states develop new and terrifying ways to fix and manage unequal populations in space and in law. The violence of borders is everywhere visible: in the brutality of the UK's hostile environment, clarified in chilling detail by the Windrush scandal; in the so-called refugee crisis at Europe's borders; and in the violent caging and separation of migrant children and families in the U.S. Today's borders and walls are both cause and effect of the converging constellation of fascist movements across Europe, the U.S. and Australia, in which we see the cultural and political re-mainstreaming of overt forms of racism and white supremacy.



In response to both left nationalisms and liberal campaigns for nicer immigration regimes, Against Borders argues for border abolition, building on black feminist writing and activism on prison abolition. Working towards a world without borders is not simply about unmaking the institutions of immigration control. We need new ways of living together and relating to one another, far from the racialised, nationalised and territorialised identities that structure contemporary political imaginaries.

History & PoliticsPolitics & governmentPolitical control & freedomsPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial issues & processesMigration, immigration & emigrationScience & MathematicsGeographyHuman geography Publisher: Verso Books Publication Date: 16/08/2022 ISBN-13: 9781839761959  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Gracie Mae Bradley currently is acting Policy Director at Liberty. She was was a founding member of the grassroots Against Borders for Children campaign. She has written for the Guardian, the Independent, OpenDemocracy, VICE, Labour List, Media Diversified, and Consented Magazine. Her publications include 'A Portrait of the Colonised', in EUROTRASH, published in 2016 by Merve Verlag, and 'From Grenfell to Windrush' in After Grenfell: Violence, Resistance and Response, published in 2019 by Pluto Press. Luke de Noronha is an academic and writer working at the University of Manchester. Deporting Black Britons: Portraits of Deportation to Jamaica was published in 2020. He has written for the Guardian, Verso blogs, VICE, Red Pepper, Open Democracy, The New Humanist, and Ceasefire Magazine. He has also produced a podcast with deported people in Jamaica, Deportation Discs.

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