• Ceuta and Melilla Fences: A defensive System? 

      Cimadomo, Guido; Martínez Ponce, Pilar (Center for the Study of Development Societies (CSDS), 2006)
      we want to focus on the alarming question of the assaults to Ceuta and Melilla’s fences, that occurred with a heightened frequency and strength during October 2005. They could be identified in the migratory asset, in a ...
    • Smart Borders 

      Cimadomo, Guido; Martínez Ponce, Pilar (Center for the Study of Development Societies (CSDS), 2007)
      Borders, as we know them today, are created most of times in war situations, and they are kept alive for the capacity of a credible response to a possible invasion. Only with the arrival of the globalization, which we can ...
    • Sponge Borders 

      Cimadomo, Guido; Martínez Ponce, Pilar (Center for the Study of Development Societies (CSDS), 2005)
      The latest expansion of the EU towards the East has again modified its borders, showing once again the intangibility and flexibility of the latter. The very definition of border acquires different meanings depending on ...