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Geographica Helvetica
Geogr. Helv., 72, 97-107, 2017
http://www.geogr-helv.net/72/97/2017/
doi:10.5194/gh-72-97-2017
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24 Feb 2017
Swiss military drones and the border space: a critical study of the surveillance exercised by border guards
Silvana Pedrozo

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The paper highlights how the use of Swiss military drones facilitates and limits the acquisition of knowledge for the missions of the border guards. It then demonstrates the way in which the mobile and flexible nature of this technology also gives rise to new surveillance practices and identification controls. Moreover, through this study, the aim is to rethink the real interest of the modern states in acquiring and using new technology to secure the national territory.
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