How do we understand borders, the boundaries that define nation-states? What are the historical roots and causes of the global refugee crisis, and the borders that define the spatial relations of our increasingly globalized and imperiled planet? How do we begin to think outside the box in regard to immigration and the movement of imperiled peoples?
Allen Ruff’s guest is social geographer Reece Jones, a Professor of Geography at the University of Hawai’i in Manoa. He’s the author of the recent book Violent Borders: Refugees and the Right to Move, from Verso Press.