Type
Part or chapter of a book
Title
Borders and Migrations: The Fundamental Contradictions
In
Migration, Borders and Citizenship. Between Policy and Public Spheres
Author(s)
WIHTOL DE WENDEN Catherine - Centre de recherches internationales (Author)
AMBROSINI Maurizio - (Publishing director)
CINALLI Manlio - (Publishing director)
JACOBSON David - (Publishing director)
Editor
Basington : Palgrave Macmillan
Pages
47 - 60 p.
ISBN
9783030221560
Keywords
borders, migrations
Abstract
EN
A fundamental contradiction inheres in borders and boundaries, and the process of bordering, in the world today: on the one hand, mobility is celebrated as a symbol of modernity and freedom, even as a human right for the twentyfirst century. On the other hand, as Michel Foucher (in, tellingly, "L'obsession des frontières", 2007) writes: that we never have had so many borders since the fall of the Iron Curtain. Some authors werre complaining about this world of borders, invoking Stefan Zweig's (1982) nostalgia when he described the world of open borders he knew before the first World War...

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