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Managing Borders in an Increasingly Borderless World

Demetrios G. Papademetriou (editor) Randall Hansen (editor)

ISBN: 9780983159124

Publication Date: Nov 2013

Format: Paperback

As borders become increasingly fluid in a globalized world, border security remains at the heart of public and policymaker concerns about immigration. This volume brings together perspectives from both sides of the Atlantic on what border security means in practice. It addreses the challenges that continue to evade policymakers and assesses which policies have been most - and least - successful in achieving "secure" borders while also allowing for the movement of people and commerce.
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As borders become increasingly fluid in a globalized world, border security remains at the heart of public and policymaker concerns about immigration.This volume brings together perspectives from both sides of the Atlantic on what border security means in practice. It addreses the challenges that continue to evade policymakers and assesses which policies have been most - and least - successful in achieving "secure" borders while also allowing for the movement of people and commerce. From border dynamics and drug trafficking in Central America to challenges to the asylum regime in Europe, this book offers a thought-provoking and well-rounded account of how borders are interpreted and managed in diverse settings.
Imprint Migration Policy Institute
Language English
Pages 275
Dimensions 229 x 152
Date Published 30 Nov 2013
Publisher Brookings Institution Press
Subject/s Globalization   Migration, immigration & emigration   Defence strategy, planning & research   International relations   Terrorism, armed struggle  
Demetrios G. Papademetriou is the president and cofounder of MPI.

Randall Hansen is a political scientist and historian at the University of Toronto, Canada.

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