Beyond Walls: Re-inventing the Canada-United States Borderlands

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Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2008 - Science - 352 pages
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A comprehensive examination of the Canada-USA border in its 21st-century form, placing it within the context of border and borderlands theory, globalization and the changing geopolitical dialogue. The book shows how a border can evolve to a heightened level of security and yet continue to function well, sustaining the massive flow of trade.
 

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Contents

Borderlands Theory
21
A Retrospective on the CanadaU S Borderlands
57
Borderland Regions and Transnational Communities
97
Sustaining
131
Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness
161
Passport Compliance
189
Environment
217
Arctic Boundaries and Northern Borderlands
257
Borderlands Culture
287
Selected Bibliography
317
Index
329
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Dr Victor Konrad is Adjunct Research Professor of Geography and Environmental Studies at Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada and Heather Nicol, Associate Professor of Geography, Department of Geography, Trent University, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada

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