Ending the zero-sum game through public engagement

Political and public debates about border control seem to be increasingly fueled by ever growing fears and concerns about various transnational “threats” such as mass migration, cross-border crime and terrorism. As a result, these debates are often politicized and emotional, only further feeding into the already negative sentiments. Other than observing this from the side-line, it is important for academics and scholars studying these and related phenomena to actively participate in these debates and provide some much-needed reflection and nuance.

Ending the zero-sum game through public engagement