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Around Tijuana’s barda: spatial expressions of violence and reappropriation practices
Author/s: Valeria Re 
Year:  2014 Issue: 110 Language: Italian 
Pages:  17 Pg. 40-56 FullText PDF:  160 KB
DOI:  10.3280/ASUR2014-110004
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In Tijuana the border fence erected by the U.S. government goes across the beach, an area frequented by the inhabitants. This article analyzes the several and multi-faceted relationships between the border spatial structure, with particular attention to the forms of spatial violence exerted, and the cultural representations and actions through which people live this place. Based on this analysis, the article points out that the different kinds of manipulation and "reuse" of the fence performed by the inhabitants are able to "anesthetize" the spatial violence exerted.
Keywords: Spatial practices; Tijuana; border; sense of place.

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Valeria Re, Around Tijuana’s barda: spatial expressions of violence and reappropriation practices in "ARCHIVIO DI STUDI URBANI E REGIONALI" 110/2014, pp. 40-56, DOI:10.3280/ASUR2014-110004


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