The Resource Borderwall as architecture : a manifesto for the U.S.-Mexico boundary, Ronald Rael ; foreword by Teddy Cruz

Borderwall as architecture : a manifesto for the U.S.-Mexico boundary, Ronald Rael ; foreword by Teddy Cruz

Label
Borderwall as architecture : a manifesto for the U.S.-Mexico boundary
Title
Borderwall as architecture
Title remainder
a manifesto for the U.S.-Mexico boundary
Statement of responsibility
Ronald Rael ; foreword by Teddy Cruz
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Borderwall as Architecture is an account of the barrier that divides the United States of America from the United States of Mexico. It is an historical account, a protest against the wall, and a projection about its future through a series of propositions that suggest that the wall in its conception is an opportunity for economic and social development along the border. The book makes this case by taking readers on a conceptual journey along a wall that cuts through a "third nation"--The Divided States of America. Along this journey the transformative effects of the wall on people, animals and the natural and built landscape are exposed and called into question through the story of people, who on both sides of the border, transform the wall--giving it new meaning by challenging its very existence in remarkably creative ways. Coupled with these real-life accounts are unsolicited counter proposals for the wall, that re-imagine, hyperbolize, or question the wall and its construction, cost, performance and its meaning. These proposals work from the proposition that despite the intended use of the wall to keep people out and away, the wall is instead an attractor, engaging both sides in a common dialogue."--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
CU-S/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1971-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rael, Ronald
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plans
Index
index present
LC call number
F787
LC item number
.R33 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Cruz, Teddy
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Walls
  • Border security
  • Immigration enforcement
  • Mexico
  • United States
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Label
Borderwall as architecture : a manifesto for the U.S.-Mexico boundary, Ronald Rael ; foreword by Teddy Cruz
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Marcello Di Cintio
  • Two.
  • Borderwall as architecture : the divided states of North America
  • Ronald Rael
  • Three.
  • Transborderisms : practices that tear down walls
  • Norma Iglesias-Prieto
  • Four.
  • Recuerdos/souvenirs : a nuevo grand tour
  • Ronald Rael
  • Foreword:
  • Five.
  • Why walls don't work
  • Michael Dear.
  • Afterwards
  • Ronald Rael.
  • Selected bibliography -- Author and contributors -- Credits -- Index of recuerdos -- Index
  • Borderwalls as public space?
  • Teddy Cruz
  • Acknowledgments -- Introduction:
  • The revolting door
  • Ronald Rael
  • One.
  • Pilgrims at the wall
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xvii, 184 pages
Isbn
9780520283947
Lccn
2016040284
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, plans (some color)
Stock number
99972643118
System control number
  • (OCoLC)958205463
  • (OCoLC)ocn958205463
Label
Borderwall as architecture : a manifesto for the U.S.-Mexico boundary, Ronald Rael ; foreword by Teddy Cruz
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Marcello Di Cintio
  • Two.
  • Borderwall as architecture : the divided states of North America
  • Ronald Rael
  • Three.
  • Transborderisms : practices that tear down walls
  • Norma Iglesias-Prieto
  • Four.
  • Recuerdos/souvenirs : a nuevo grand tour
  • Ronald Rael
  • Foreword:
  • Five.
  • Why walls don't work
  • Michael Dear.
  • Afterwards
  • Ronald Rael.
  • Selected bibliography -- Author and contributors -- Credits -- Index of recuerdos -- Index
  • Borderwalls as public space?
  • Teddy Cruz
  • Acknowledgments -- Introduction:
  • The revolting door
  • Ronald Rael
  • One.
  • Pilgrims at the wall
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xvii, 184 pages
Isbn
9780520283947
Lccn
2016040284
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, plans (some color)
Stock number
99972643118
System control number
  • (OCoLC)958205463
  • (OCoLC)ocn958205463

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