Is the EU committed to promoting integration in a ‘wider’ European space, or is a “fortress Europe” emerging where the strengthening of internal cohesion is coupled with the militarisation of its external borders? The book aims to problematize this question by showing how the EU’s external policies are based on a mixture of openness and closure, inclusion and exclusion, cooperation and securitisation. The European Neighbourhood Policy is a controversial strategy where regionalization and bordering, homogenisations and differentiations, centrifugal and centripetal forces proceed side-by-side, in an explicit attempt to construct a selective, mobile and fragmented border.
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Officer Davis hates the sleazy underbelly of her beat including the local arrogant tattoo artist. While she is secretly fascinated with the man and his bulging muscles, she's avoided him and his invitations as best she can until today. Skeptical of his need for help, she steps into his parlor and into a world of pleasures. …