Schengen Agreement

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Schengen Agreement

an extension of the policy of the EUROPEAN UNION on free movement of persons whereby the governments of Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg, Germany and France agreed to eliminate (as at 1 January 1993) all border controls against persons.
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Looking at a map of Europe, the majority of Swiss voters apparently realised that Switzerland had been an island in the middle of Schengenland and, as such, its borders formed the external frontier for the 15 Schengen countries; to remain on the outside looking in could have a debilitating effect on cross-border traffic and the economy.
(51.) William Waiters, "Mapping Schengenland: Denaturalizing the Border," Environment and Planning D: Society and Space 20 (2002): 567.
More specifically, relating to genealogy, see Keith Tribe, Strategies of Economic Order: German Economic Discourse, 1750-1950 (Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1995), where genealogies of the German "social market economy" and "greater economic area" are used to unsettle the i dea of the common market; and William Walters, "Mapping Schengenland: De-naturalizing the Border," Environment and Planning D: Society and Space 20, no.