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The digital border: mobility beyond territorial and symbolic divides

Chouliaraki, Lilie and Georgiou, Myria ORCID: 0000-0001-8771-8469 (2019) The digital border: mobility beyond territorial and symbolic divides. European Journal of Communication, 34 (6). pp. 594-605. ISSN 0267-3231

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Identification Number: 10.1177/0267323119886147


In this article, we develop a definition of the digital border as an assemblage of mediations that articulates digital and other technologies with symbolic resources to draw boundaries of inside/outside both on the ground (territorial border) and in narrative (symbolic border). We subsequently sketch the contours of this assemblage through an emphasis on its dynamics of mediation, its dialectics of resistance and its trajectories of historicity and argue for the significance of this conceptualisation of the digital border in migration research.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: © 2019 The Authors
Divisions: Media and Communications
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
J Political Science > JV Colonies and colonization. Emigration and immigration. International migration
J Political Science > JZ International relations
Date Deposited: 31 Jan 2020 09:39
Last Modified: 20 Oct 2021 01:00

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