Book; Violent Borders: Refugees and the Right to Move by Reece Jones
Initial Post ( at least 150 words)
Your initial post for this discussion should focus on Chapter 1 of Violent Borders and respond to the following two prompts:
- Explain what you believe to be the most significant argument Jones makes in this chapter and identify what you what you believe to be the most compelling, interesting, or revealing piece of support Jones uses, whether they be facts, statistics, or examples (historical, personal, or others).
- Research how border policies have changed since the publication of this book (early 2016). Introduce at least one new change to border policy and/or one new or updated fact that you found significant or compelling in your research. (Use the toolbar to link in the URL to your source; you can also use the toolbar to embed any images or videos that you referenced. See Helpful Canvas Guides below).
Reply to Two Posts (at least50 words for each)
Respond to two of you peers’ posts by acknowledging the significance (and accuracy) of the information presented by your peers, and add on to their work by discussing how it connects to other arguments in the book and/or other additional support from the book or from your research; if you find any contradictory research or have a different understanding of Jones’ argument, it is important to share this with your peers. (Use the toolbar to link in the URL to any source you use; you can also use the toolbar to embed any images or videos that you referenced. See Helpful Canvas Guides below).
Submission and Grading
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