Building Fortress Europe is an ethnographic examination of the human, social, and political consequences of developing a specialized, targeted, and legally advanced border regime in the enlarged European Union, exploring the intersection between border policing and the lives of migrants, framed by the contradictions of European integration.
2012 | 296 pages | Cloth $69.95
Political Science | Anthropology
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Table of Contents
1. Introduction: Rebordering Europe
2. Civilizing the Postsocialist Frontier?
3. I'm Not Really Here: The Time-Space of Itinerant Lives
4. Seeing like a Border Guard: Strategies of Surveillance
5. Economic Migrants Beyond Demand: Asylum and the Politics of Classification
6. Capacity Building and Other Technicalities: Ukraine as a Buffer Zone
7. The Border as Intertext: Memory, Belonging, and the Search for a New Narrative