Reflections on EU territoriality and the bordering of Europe
This journal, Political Geography, has been a major platform for the critical discussion of the European Union and its socio-spatial significance. In recent years, its readers have been able to appreciate shifting conceptualizations of the European Union, both as a political space and as an actor in the world system .
Human blacklisting: the global apartheid of the EU’s external border regime.
Over the last few years, the global face of the EU has been changing. The EU is spinning a global border web with regard to the battle against irregular migration. At the borders of the EU, a powerful and security-obsessed distinction between travellers is increasingly being constructed between the travellers who `belong to’ the EU … Continue reading Human blacklisting: the global apartheid of the EU’s external border regime.
Survival migration: A new protection framework
The modern refugee regime, created in the aftermath of World War II, provides protection mainly to people who flee individualized persecution or generalized violence. Subsequent to its creation, a range of new drivers of external displacementparticularly related to the interaction of environmental change, livelihood collapse, and state fragilityhave emerged that fall outside the framework of … Continue reading Survival migration: A new protection framework