Ethnic cleansing and the formation of settler colonial geographies

  title={Ethnic cleansing and the formation of settler colonial geographies},
  author={Neve Gordon and Moriel Ram},
  journal={Political Geography},
Abstract Taking into account that ethnic cleansing not only undoes the legal and spatial formations within a given territory but also is a productive force aimed at securing and normalizing a new political order within a contested territory, we examine its impact on settler colonial geographies. We show that the relative completeness or incompleteness of ethnic cleansing helps shape the specific configuration of two intricately tied sites of social management – spatial reproduction and legal… 

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