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Book review: Fortress Europe: dispatches from a gated continent

von Weitershausen, Inez (2013) Book review: Fortress Europe: dispatches from a gated continent. LSE Review of Books (07 Jun 2013). Website.

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Abstract

"Fortress Europe." Matthew Carr. Hurst. October 2012. --- For nearly thirty years the Berlin Wall symbolised a divided Europe. In the euphoric aftermath of the Cold War, the advent of a new borderless world was hailed, one in which such barriers would become obsolete. Today these utopian predictions have yet to be realised. An inspiring and thoroughly researched book, not afraid of communicating a clear political message and expressing severe criticism, Fortress Europe provides much room for discussion not only on EU immigration policies, but also on the norms, values and principles on which Europe builds itself and against which it is measured, writes Inez von Weitershausen.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/lsereviewofbooks/
Additional Information: © 2013 The Author; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: D History General and Old World > DA Great Britain > DAW Central Europe
H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
J Political Science > JZ International relations
Sets: Collections > LSE Review of Books
Date Deposited: 04 Nov 2013 14:41
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2020 23:09
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/54030

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