Wendy Brown's research while affiliated with University of California, Berkeley and other places

Citations

... They create a spatial breach between rights, people and place, meaning that the freedom of movement is restricted based only on the fact that the asylum seekers in the hotspot islands entered Greece through the sea Greek-Turkish borders. The effects of the transformation of the European borders into spaces of humanitarian control (Jones et al. 2017;Pallister-Wilkins 2018) are well recorded concerning the ways mobility is controlled behind the facade of humanitarianism. The present legal analysis of the geographical restrictions contributes by further showing how the rule of law is bent and reinterpreted in different ways even at different border sites of the same country. ...