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The Resource Violent borders : refugees and the right to move, Reece Jones

Violent borders : refugees and the right to move, Reece Jones

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Violent borders : refugees and the right to move
Title
Violent borders
Title remainder
refugees and the right to move
Statement of responsibility
Reece Jones
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Forty thousand people died trying to cross international borders in the past decade, with the high-profile deaths along the shores of Europe only accounting for half of the grisly total. 00In 'Violent Borders', Reece Jones argues that these deaths are not exceptional, but rather the result of state attempts to contain populations and control access to resources and opportunities. 'We may live in an era of globalization,' he writes, 'but much of the world is increasingly focused on limiting the free movement of people.' In 'Violent Borders', Jones travels the border regions of the world, documenting the billions of dollars spent on border security projects, and their dire consequences for the majority of the people in the world. While the poor are restricted by the lottery of birth to slums and the aftershocks of decolonization, the wealthy travel freely, exploiting pools of cheap labour and lax environmental regulations. With the growth of borders and resource enclosures, argues Jones, the deaths of migrants in search of a better life are intimately connected to climate change, the growth of slums, and the persistence of global wealth inequality.--
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Jones, Reece
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
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  • Emigration and immigration
  • Emigration and immigration
  • Border security
  • Freedom of movement
  • Refugees
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Violent borders : refugees and the right to move, Reece Jones
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn953363654
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
ix, 212 pages
Isbn
9781784784713
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)953363654
Label
Violent borders : refugees and the right to move, Reece Jones
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn953363654
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
ix, 212 pages
Isbn
9781784784713
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)953363654

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