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Reading Reece Jones’s Violent Borders: Refugees and the Right to Move

Fregonese, S., İşleyen, B., Rokem, J., Sigona, N. (2020) Reading Reece Jones’s Violent Borders: Refugees and the Right to Move. Political Geography, 79 . Article Number 102129. ISSN 0962-6298. E-ISSN 0962-6298. (doi:10.1016/j.polgeo.2019.102129) (KAR id:85777)

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Abstract

This forum is around Violent Borders: Refugees and the Right to Move by Reece Jones, the winning volume of the first edition of the biennial book award of the Political Geography Research Group of the Royal Geographic Society with IBG (PolGRG) in conjunction with Political Geography Journal. The book award was established in 2016 to give recognition to new academic volumes that engage with the thematic remit of PolGRG and contribute to develop the diverse field of political geography more widely. In line with the diversity of PolGRG interests and membership, the PolGRG Book Award is aimed at published volumes advancing the debate around themes spanning territoriality and sovereignty; states, cities,

and citizenship; geopolitics, political economy and political ecology; migration, globalization and (post)colonialism; social movements and governance; peace, conflict and security. All this appreciating the implications of these phenomena with gender, race, class, sexuality and religion. Importantly, the idea of a book award was conceived to reward the slow and cumulative work that goes into publishing scholarly volumes.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1016/j.polgeo.2019.102129
Uncontrolled keywords: Refugees, Borders, Violence, Political Geography, Royal Geographic Society, Book Award
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GF Human ecology. Anthropogeography
Divisions: Divisions > Division of Human and Social Sciences > School of Anthropology and Conservation
Signature Themes: Migration and Movement
Depositing User: Jonathan Rock
Date Deposited: 31 Jan 2021 12:26 UTC
Last Modified: 16 Feb 2021 14:17 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/85777 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Fregonese, S.: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4505-0661
Rokem, J.: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1595-5040
Sigona, N.: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7882-1851
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