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A Companion to Border Studies (Wiley Blackwell Companions to by Thomas M. Wilson, Hastings Donnan

By Thomas M. Wilson, Hastings Donnan

A Companion to frame Studies introduces a thrilling and increasing box of interdisciplinary study, throughout the writing of a global array of students, from varied views that come with anthropology, improvement experiences, geography, background, political technology and sociology.

  • Explores how international locations and cultural identities are being remodeled by means of their dynamic, moving borders the place mobility is usually facilitated, different occasions impeded or prevented
  • Offers an array of overseas perspectives which jointly shape an authoritative advisor for college students, teachers and researchers
  • Reflects fresh major progress within the significance of realizing the unique features of borders and frontiers, together with cross-border cooperation, defense and controls, migration and inhabitants displacements, hybridity, and transnationalism

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Austin: University of Texas Press. Vila, Pablo. 2003. Conclusion: the limits of American border theory. , Ethnography at the Border, pp. 306–341. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press. 25 Vila, Pablo. 2005. Border Identifications: Narratives of Religion, Gender, and Class on the US–Mexico Border. Austin: University of Texas Press. Wastl-Walter, Doris, ed. 2011. Ashgate Research Companion to Border Studies. Farnham: Ashgate. Wilson, Thomas M. and Donnan, Hastings. 1998. Nation, state and identity at international borders.

Nordisk Samhällsgeografisk Tidskrift 23: 3–17. Paasi, Anssi. 2005. Generations and the “development” of border studies. Geopolitics 10 (4): 663–671. Paasi, Anssi. 2011. Borders, theory and the challenge of relational thinking. Political Geography 30: 62–63. Parker, Noel and Vaughan-Williams, Nick. 2009. Lines in the sand? Towards an agenda for critical border studies. Geopoltics 14: 582–587. V. 1987. Political Frontiers and Boundaries. London: Unwin Hyman. Rajaram, Prem K. and Grundy-Warr, Carl.

It is far easier to have a secession, uncontested or otherwise, recognized (for example, in Croatia, Slovakia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Macedonia, and the successor states of the USSR) than it is to have a partition recognized (for example, the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC), and Armenia’s occupation of Azeri territory). Even Kosovo’s secession from Serbia has more recognition than the TRNC. External (as opposed to internal) partitions have become taboo. One of the functions of this chapter is to maintain that they should stay that way.

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