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Paul Stephenson

The Canada/U.S. border has not shifted physically in many years but psychologically the border is in a very different place today than before 9/11. While the various agreements of the late 1900s seemed to indicate that the border was becoming an informal formality, the events of 9/11 resulted in a significant increase in wait times as security protocols were tightened. This review article considers recent scholarship on border mobility, waiting, and their implications moving forward.

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Target Practice

The Algorithmics and Biopolitics of Race in Emerging Smart Border Practices and Technologies

Tamara Vukov

-tech computerized, military, and private security industries (e.g., Palantir, Boeing, Deloitte). The explosion in surveillance and border technologies emerged in a post-9/11 context of homeland securitization and neoliberal privatization of military and security

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Governing Global Aeromobility

Canada and Airport Refugee Claimants in the 1980s

Bret Edwards

scrutiny before boarding a plane because of stricter airport security measures introduced worldwide after 9/11. 84 At the same time, despite a drop in annual landed asylum claims, the Conservative government under Stephen Harper aggressively targeted

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Mobile Disasters

Catastrophes in the Age of Manufactured Uncertainty

Steve Matthewman

, both of which contribute to global warming. 23 Disasters as mobile agents : Disasters can have impacts far beyond the original time and place of impact. For example, the effects of 9/11 are still felt in international air travel, global politics, and

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Heidi Morrison, James S. Finley, Daniel Owen Spence, Aaron Hatley, Rachael Squire, Michael Ra-shon Hall, Stéphanie Vincent-Geslin, Sibo Chen, Tawny Andersen, and Stéphanie Ponsavady

process, he questions the commonly accepted notion that Israel is not an aggressor state in the conflict. In chapter 5, the author argues that the 9/11 war memorial that he often passes on the trail is a tool to legitimize Israel’s war on terror. He

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Manuel Stoffers, Blake Morris, Alan Meyer, Younes Saramifar, Andrew Cobbing, Martin Emanuel, Rudi Volti, Caitlin Starr Cohn, Caitríona Leahy, and Sunny Stalter-Pace

11 September 2001. The fall of the twin towers of the World Trade Center on 9/11 seems to be a threshold and a turning point in their air traveling experiences. Authors discuss the ways that air travel and specifically airports changed since the

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Johannes Görbert, Russ Pottle, Jeff Morrison, Pramod K. Nayar, Dirk Göttsche, Lacy Marschalk, Dorit Müller, Angela Fowler, Rebecca Mills, and Kevin Mitchell Mercer

coincided with 11 September 2001. He describes the day in “Strange Flights,” the most eerie and emotionally resonant section in the book, perhaps because 9/11 spills over the borders of the airport into his teaching-assistant life, and the rest of his life

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Holly Thorpe

disaster. 5 Others examine how nation-states are policing and regulating the mobilities of particular peoples, objects, and knowledge in a post-9/11 world. 6 Most of these studies have, however, focused on the macro-mobilities of poor or marginalized

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Raili Nugin

, 8, 15) as opposed to quiet rural life and thus presented as negative. In contrast, many films showed biking (5, 8, 9, 11, 13, 22) or just running (1, 4, 8, 11, 19, 21) as a way of enjoying oneself since a rural area is a space for physical activities